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Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Round 1 to Jim Prentice as Wildrose comes out swinging over debt remark | May 24 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Jim Prentice must come from a long way behind thanks to the incredible incompetence of the Redford Government, but yesterday's skirmish suggests he's not a bad choice for a party in desperate straits.
World | Be wary of Crimea Tatars used as pawns to justify violence and war in eastern Ukraine | May 24 2014 | Roger Annis | There's no evidence of widespread human rights violations against Tatars in Crimea. But suggestions of this fill mainstream media as the human rights violations in Ukraine are ignored or hushed up..
Vincent Harding. Photo: On Being/flickr
Anti-Racism | Political Action | US Politics | William Worthy and Vincent Harding: Two men who shaped modern history | May 23 2014 | Amy Goodman | William Worthy and Vincent Harding saw immense social upheaval, revolution, struggle and loss. They dedicated their lives to challenging those in power, and to the pursuit of justice and equality.
Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | Commemorating 100 years of the Komagata Maru | May 23 2014 | No One Is Illegal-Vancouver | One hundred years ago the 376 passengers of Komagata Maru were refused entry into British Columbia by Canadian immigration officers. How different is our country today?
Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | The history of the Komagata Maru | May 23 2014 | Gurkirat Batth, Gurnishan Singh | Today is the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru's arrival in Vancouver, which sparked a challenge to anti-migrant racism in Canada -- a struggle that continues today.
Photo: flickr/Rakka
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: Yay! edition | May 23 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Yay! It's Feel Good Friday and we've got what you need: Idle No More protests, Conservative irony, trans* policy victory and a "making fun of hipsters" video.
image: MPA
Arts & Culture | Food & Health | Political Action | Now playing in Progressive Film: The Inmates Are Running the Asylum | May 23 2014 | Greg Macdougall | "We're going to change the way things are done." A new documentary follows the Vancouver Mental Patients Association and its impact from the 1970s to today.
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Political Action | 3 things you need to know about sharing and collaborating online | May 23 2014 | Thanh Lam | Did Internet kill the video star? Is piracy killing the music industry? Here are 3 things you probably didn’t know about copyright.
Civil Liberties Watch | Human rights activists call for the immediate closure of Guantanamo Bay | May 23 2014 | John Bonnar | On Friday, in more than 30 cities around the world including Toronto, a global day of action was held demanding the end of indefinite detentions and the closure of Guantanamo. 
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Here’s how the rumble against the govt’s Online Spying Bill is turning into a roar | May 23 2014 | David Christopher | The rumble against the government’s Online Spying Bill C-13 is turning into a roar. Now leading Conservative elder statesman Stockwell Day is speaking out about how C-13 would undermine our privacy.
Economy | Elections | How Tim Hudak's job cuts would affect Ontario communities | May 23 2014 | Toby Sanger | A set of calculations show how Ontario Conservative leader Tim Hudak's promise to eliminate 100,000 public sector jobs will be felt at the local level, on cities and communities across the province.
Economy | Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal | May 23 2014 | Redeye Collective | We live in a society where the majority of people are up to neck in debt. And contrary to what we are told, the big banks want to keep it that way, according to Andrew Ross.
Photo: postbear/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | The practical results of voting symbolically | May 23 2014 | Rick Salutin | The act of voting is less simple than it seems. People are quite able to vote or act against what seem like their "real" interests in order to take a symbolic stand.
photo: wikimedia commons
Environment | Labour | Politics in Canada | Regulatory failure: Who's actually to blame for Lac-Mégantic disaster? | May 23 2014 | Bruce Campbell | Prosecutors laid criminal charges against three front-line employees of Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway. But, where does responsibility actually fall for the regulatory lapse at Lac-Mégantic?
Environment | March Against Monsanto in Toronto on Saturday | May 23 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | This “REQUIEM FOR BEES” will include four pallbearers in beekeeping suits and black mourning armbands will be distributed to attendees