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Economy | Austerity bites: When the 'cure' just aggravates the disease | Jul 22 2014 | Rick Goldman | Is the whole economic logic underlying austerity fundamentally flawed? Does the "cure" aggravate the disease? Unfortunately it is and it does.
Economy | Politics in Canada | The Canada Revenue Agency becomes an arm of the PMO | Jul 22 2014 | J. Baglow | Harper's latest attack on dissent is being managed through a proxy -- the CRA. At an accelerating pace, dissent from the official government line is being stamped out in Canada.
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Economy | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Debunking the Bogeyman: What role do credit ratings agencies actually play? | Jul 22 2014 | Joyce Nelson | In part one of this three-part series on rating the rating agencies, Joyce Nelson looks at the role the Big Three CRAs had in the economic crisis.
Education | Gaza | Faculty for Palestine opposes Canadian university links with Israeli institutions | Jul 22 2014 | Faculty for Palestine | Faculty for Palestine issues a statement condemning Israeli aggression in the Gaza strip and calling for an academic boycott of Israeli post-secondary institutions.
Environment | Sierra Club learns of secret deal between Alberta government and Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers | Jul 22 2014 | Redeye Collective | Sierra Club Canada says it's been told of a secret deal to increase carbon tax in return for reduced clean-up requirements on tailings ponds.
Environment | Canada's cities lead on climate action | Jul 22 2014 | David Suzuki | Most greenhouse gas emissions come from cities, so it makes sense that cities are leading the way on climate action.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | New legislation makes it easy for feds to ignore public and Aboriginal input on resource development | Jul 22 2014 | Ramsey Hart | Last week the Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq, bent to the desire of B.C. to go it alone on the environmental assessment of another major resource development project.
Gaza | World | Why is Israel afraid of Gaza's Ark? | Jul 22 2014 | Jane Jewell | Gaza's Ark was destroyed by Israel on July 11. Why was Israel so afraid of our little boat, carrying Palestinian embroidery and boxes of dates, a boat that posed no threat to Israeli security?
Photo by krystalline kraus
Indigenous Rights | Pow wow etiquette, lesson one: Making the regalia | Jul 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Hello Canada, I want to encourage everyone to get out to at least one pow wow this year. A quick lesson around the creativity and commitment that is at the heart of making the regalia.
Peter Goldring
Politics in Canada | Russia must be stopped! And Peter Goldring's just the man to do it! | Jul 22 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Whenever you think it's safe to start ridiculing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford again, Peter Goldring opens his mouth.
Politics in Canada | Perpetuating hegemony: How the left collaborates in its own defeat | Jul 22 2014 | Michael Laxer | 'Realism' is about as pure, mindless and ultimately cruel an ideological vision as you can get. And it is driven almost entirely by a craven thirst for personal power.
Arts & Culture | Writing abortion: Putting reproductive choice in print and on screen | Jul 21 2014 | Jesse McLaren | Last month saw the release of two important artistic projects that visualize reproductive choice: the American movie Obvious Child, and the Canadian book One Kind Word.
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Arts & Culture | Gaza | In Gaza, we're doing fine (a poem) | Jul 21 2014 | Ehab Lotayef | A poem by Gaza's Ark Steering Committee member, Montreal poet, Ehab Lotayef.
CommonCauses | Political Action | Le Forum social des peuples ou comment réparer des pots cassés … | Jul 21 2014 | Pierre Beaudet | Il se pose donc de nouvelles conditions pour défaire le divide and rule. L’occasion du Forum social des peuples survient à point. Pour avancer, il faudra du courage.
CommonCauses | Education | Political Action | Transforming knowledge: The People's University, a cooperative project by Nouveaux Cahiers du socialisme and Canadian Dimension | Jul 21 2014 | Pierre Beaudet | NCS and Canadian Dimension, with a host of people's movements across the land, are organizing a wide platform of discussions that will occur during the People’s Social Forum.