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Economy | Politics in Canada | Truth and truthiness in economic stats | Jun 9 2015 | Armine Yalnizyan | The line between truth and truthiness in economic statistics is getting easier to miss. That's a problem because it helps evidence-based decision-making become decision-based evidence-making.
"Indian Village, Alert Bay, 1912" oil on canvas, Emily Carr (non-Aboriginal arti
Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Canada's residential schools weren't killing culture, they were killing Indians | Jun 9 2015 | Pamela Palmater | In light of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Canada's record suggests that the Indian problem was more about Indians refusing to die off, than maintaining different languages and cultures.
Photograph of students from Fort Albany Residential School reading in class
Indigenous Rights | Metis survivors of residential schools still waiting for reconciliation | Jun 9 2015 | Samantha Nock | I am proud of Metis survivors who told their stories and reached out through the Truth Commission process. But I feel for myself, for my family, for our communities, we are not healed.
Photo: Gavin Schaefer/flickr
Labour | Small business group hits the fan over report on Halifax's living wage | Jun 9 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Last week, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives published a report to determine how much it takes for someone in Halifax to be "Working for a Living, Not Living to Work."
photo by Victoria Fenner
Media Matters | People's journalism under fire: Remembering Ali Mustafa | Jun 9 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A panel of the late photojournalist's peers discuss Ali Mustafa's life and work in Toronto.
Sarah Hoffman
Politics in Canada | NDP health minister's decision to drop Tories' phony AHS 'decentralization' is no loss to anyone | Jun 9 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The real advantage of the NDP decision is it will save money that would have been hosed away on meaningless and cynical cosmetics by the Tories to steal rural votes.
Photo: Webmasterfonds/Wikimedia Commons
Politics in Canada | Jacques Parizeau: The economist as saviour | Jun 9 2015 | Duncan Cameron | A giant in the history of post-war Quebec, Jacques Parizeau had a number of prominent careers -- as economist, public servant and politician.
Photo: flickr/ Tony Webster
Politics in Canada | The Senate does not have the power to block its abolition | Jun 9 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Section 47 of the Constitution of Canada says clearly that the House of Commons can pass a constitutional amendment with the Senate.
Photo: flickr/ Tony Webster
Politics in Canada | Would abolishing the Senate be impossible? Maybe not. | Jun 9 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | To abolish the Senate a Prime Minister Mulcair would need constitutional consent of all provinces. And politically, First Nations would also have to be on side. It's a tall order, but not impossible.
Ken Georgetti
Elections | Politics in Canada | Tory-linked lobbying firm hires former CLC president, B.C. NDP minister | Jun 8 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Some of Alberta's NDP-free lobbying firms are starting to take measures to try to fix that unexpectedly serious deficiency.
Photo: Act On Climate March/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | Jobs, justice, climate: A new climate movement is rising from below | Jun 8 2015 | Naomi Klein | A coalition of groups is coming together in Toronto on July 5 for a march for jobs, justice, and climate action. What you're seeing are the first steps towards a new kind of climate movement.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Is this what solidarity looks like? | Jun 8 2015 | Caitlyn Vernon | One year ago, the federal decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline was met with a groundswell of support for the First Nation legal challenges that seek to overturn that decision.
Indigenous Rights | Labour | World | The struggle for Indigenous rights in Malaysia | Jun 8 2015 | Jiselle Hanna, Sam | Sabariah Yusri speaks about the struggle for Indigenous rights in Malaysia, at the welcome dinner for the ASEAN People's Summit.
t. St. Paul's Indian Industrial School, Middlechurch, Manitoba, 1901
Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | It's time to reconcile ourselves to the real history of Canada | Jun 8 2015 | Gerry Caplan | After the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report, Canadians must finally come to grips with the fact that we are not the caring, sharing people we once smugly believed we were.
Labour | World | Organizing conditions in Indonesia | Jun 8 2015 | Jiselle Hanna, Sam | Interview with Sarinah Sherin from Solidaritas in Indonesia, about organizing conditions in Indonesia.