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CommonCauses | Good News | Political Action | The People's Social Forum as seen from Quebec | Jun 22 2014 | Pierre Beaudet | For a meaningful dialogue at the People's Social Forum in Ottawa this August, social movements need to be prepared to look at themselves 'in the mirror.'
Gaza | Political Action | World | Sabotage will not stop Gaza's Ark, nor the quest for freedom! | Jun 22 2014 | Jane Jewell | Gaza's Ark was set to sail when it was sabotaged. Organizers are calling for international support to repair the Ark.
World | The mounting civil war in Ukraine, backed by Canada and NATO | Jun 22 2014 | Roger Annis | Canada's mainstream media is reassuring us that the new, billionaire president of Ukraine is a man of peace. The war his regime is waging in eastern Ukraine proves the opposite.
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Cuts to refugee health care endanger patients' lives | Jun 21 2014 | John Bonnar | On Monday, health care professionals in 17 cities across the country held their third National Day of Action to oppose the cuts to refugee health care imposed by the Conservatives two years ago.
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Economy | Political Action | Anti-Gentrification Tent City In Kitchener | Jun 21 2014 | Dan Kellar, Julian Ichim | An anti-gentrification tent city and week of action is ongoing in Kitchener to resist the ongoing tech sector and condo takeover of the downtown. Julian Ichim joins us in studio to talk about it.
Coastal islands near Kitkatla, BC
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Northern Gateway and National Aboriginal Day: Reconciliation postponed | Jun 21 2014 | Sara Stratton | National Aboriginal Day holds the promise of reconciliation, but the recent decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline threatens to unravel it.
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Labour | Politics in Canada | Three reasons why Ottawa's Temporary Foreign Workers Program 'reforms' likely mean little | Jun 21 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The Harper Government says it's going bring in a "more comprehensive and rigorous" process to ensure its TFW Program operates properly. Seriously?
Photo: flickr/Jason Hargrove
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | LGBTIQ | TAVIS policing cleansing downtown Toronto in the lead-up to World Pride | Jun 20 2014 | Lesley Wood | The Toronto Police Service has launched an "anti-violence" initiative in the downtown East End of Toronto in anticipation of World Pride. Let's see how anti-violent it will really be.
Photo: Meghan Murphy
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Left in Love: Angus and Priscilla overcome white male privilege and find common ground | Jun 20 2014 | Left in Love | How will Priscilla and Angus tackle white male privilege on their radical date? Find out as we follow our next couple on their quest for progressive love, in the latest installment of Left in Love!
Photo: 4 Cdn Div/4 Div CA - JTFC/FOIC/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Colliding worlds in an Ottawa courtroom highlight Canada's gender-based violence | Jun 20 2014 | Matthew Behrens | An Ottawa courtroom recently witnessed the rare intersection of numerous taproots of violence undergirding Canadian society, in the sentencing hearing of Ashley White.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | No path to permanent residency in Harper government's new Temporary Foreign Worker policy | Jun 20 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Jason Kenney and Chris Alexander have announced a series of changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program that constitute an about-face from Conservative policy since 2006.
Economy | Education | Labour | The disconnect between economic growth and teachers' wages in B.C. | Jun 20 2014 | Iglika Ivanova | The theory is very simple: resource development would lead to economic growth and economic growth would lead to higher wages for everyone, including teachers. But does it actually work in practice?
Photo: Chris Yakimov/flickr
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | What are the net benefits of Northern Gateway? | Jun 20 2014 | Marvin Shaffer | One of the more disheartening features of the commentary on the economic benefits offered by major resource projects is the general failure to properly assess what those benefits in fact are.
Photo: BBC World Service/flickr
Economy | Labour | Wanted: Big ideas to tackle youth unemployment | Jun 20 2014 | Kayle Hatt | The Parliamentary Finance Committee has been researching youth unemployment. Missing in their new report are big ideas to actually tackle the problem of youth unemployment.
Photo: IntangibleArts/flickr
Economy | How corruption became a global problem in an age of neoliberalism | Jun 20 2014 | Rick Salutin | Corruption may always be with us but it comes in different forms. We're currently driving the globalization-privatization model right off a cliff.