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Politics in Canada | Harper loves his soldiers, unless they need improved living conditions and pensions | Nov 12 2013 | H.G. Watson | The Conservative government has placed more stock in Canada's military than its predecessors. It is surprising that the substandard living conditions and issues with pensions have yet to be addressed.
Photo: Dave Cournoyer/flickr
Politics in Canada | Stephen Harper: Killing off Canadian conservatism | Nov 12 2013 | Duncan Cameron | It has become increasingly apparent that a main outcome of Harper's Conservative Party has been to bury the doctrine that animated Conservative party leaders before Harper: Canadian conservatism.
Image: Francis Mariani/flickr
Politics in Canada | Moving beyond our obsession with Stephen Harper | Nov 12 2013 | Murray Dobbin | If democracy is ultimately to prevail and if the values of Canadians are to find their way once again into public policy we need to move beyond Stephen Harper and pay attention to the other players.
Politics in Canada | Activist Communique: November 20th Town Hall - Stop the Attack on Disability Benefits | Nov 12 2013 | Krystalline Kraus | The government reports claim the merger of ODSP and OW will make the system ‘easier’ to access and carry out. The reality is that it’s about cutting benefits.
Technology | Book: The Entrepreneurial State | Nov 12 2013 | Redeye Collective | The conventional wisdom says the private sector determines what gets created, then the marketplace determines success or failure of those products. Mariana Mazucatto says that's not how it works.
Photo: Brian Herzog/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Duffy and Wallin can keep their health benefits but what about everyone else? | Nov 11 2013 | Adrienne Silnicki | Senator Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin made headlines these past two weeks asking the Prime Minister to keep them on the Senate so they could afford their prescription drugs.
Photo: Mel Watkins
Economy | The Staple Theory at 50: 'Rowing and steering' our way out of the modern staples trap | Nov 11 2013 | Daniel Drache | In this installment of the staple theory series, Daniel Drache considers whether the so-called "Northern model" of development can survive this latest incarnation of staples dominance.
Environment | Pressure is growing for federal fracking freeze in wake of Newfoundland moratorium | Nov 11 2013 | Council of Canadians | The Council of Canadians is encouraged by the Newfoundland and Labrador government's decision to look after the health and future of its citizens by placing a moratorium on fracturing in the province.
Environment | Will the Harper Train Crash this Latest Round of Climate Negotiations? | Nov 11 2013 | Kevin Grandia | International talks on climate change resume this week in Poland. WWHD? What Will Harper Do?
Environment | Politics in Canada | Honouring Canadian sacrifice on Remembrance Day by stepping up to confront climate change | Nov 11 2013 | John Bennett | I don't accept this new culture of defeat; of cut-and-run politics. That's not Canada. Climate change is the most pressing issue facing humanity. It's time to roll up our sleeves and get to work.
Dove of Peace
Feminism | Remember the women and girls | Nov 11 2013 | Bernadette Wagner | "Rape has been a dishonourable camp follower of war for as long as armies have marched into battle."
Indigenous Rights | Activist Communique: Power to the People of New Brunswick - Stop Fracking | Nov 11 2013 | Krystalline Kraus | Alert: We are advancing the date of the SWN eviction from New Brunswick.
Indigenous Rights | Activist Communique: Activists fear SWN will resume resource exploration as early as Wednesday November 12, 2013 | Nov 11 2013 | Krystalline Kraus | Mi’kmaq First Nation and Elsipogtoq First Nation and their allies fear another fight in looming as they struggle to protect the water for the next seven generations.
Labour | A glimpse into women's history in the Soviet Union | Nov 11 2013 | Migrant Matters Radio | Liz Rowley speaks about issues of gender equality in the USSR during its socialist period and during socialism's demise, with a few words about Canadian and Cuban issues.
LGBTIQ | Creating gender-inclusive spaces | Nov 11 2013 | It can take only moments in everyday interactions to help create gender-inclusive spaces.