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Twitter feeds:

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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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Elections | Food & Health | US Politics | The facts on Canadian health care can't be Trumped | Aug 19 2015 | Colleen Fuller | Of all the outrageous things U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said this summer, trust the Fraser Institute to single out his only accurate observation.
Image: Flickr/Amanda Graham
Elections | Signs in the wilderness of Yukon electioneering | Aug 19 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | The battle of the 2015 federal election candidates lawn signs has commenced in the Yukon Territory’s capital city of Whitehorse.
Elections | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Harper government spent millions on overseas tar sands advocacy | Aug 19 2015 | Megan Devlin | A Greenpeace Freedom of Information request reveals the Harper government has spent millions of taxpayers' dollars pushing the tar sands agenda internationally.
Image: Flickr/bcgovphotos
Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | Quality child care shouldn't be just a matter of luck | Aug 19 2015 | Martha Friendly | The second blog in the series and based on a presentation delivered as the annual Margaret Laurence Lecture at Trent University in March 2015.
Elections | Labour | Media Matters | Commit to rabble.ca. Commit to changing Canada. #WIN2015 | Aug 19 2015 | rabble staff | Our contributors are building something priceless. Here are Trish Hennessy and Jase Tanner talking about why they commit to rabble.ca, and why you should get involved in #WIN2015.
Photo: flickr/ DeSmogCanada
Environment | Indigenous Rights | BC Hydro targets eagles' homes in Peace River Valley with Site C prep | Aug 19 2015 | Rita Wong | The proposed building of the Site C dam would flood 5,550 hectares and destroy agricultural land and wildlife habitats. On top of that, BC Hydro is now going to cut down trees, destroying eagle nests.
Jason Kenney
Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney sails close to the wind on Anti-Terrorism Act at picnic visit | Aug 19 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If Jason Kenney was in violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act, even unintentionally, shouldn't he resign as defence minister?
South African anti-apartheid leader and archbishop Desmond Tutu urged the United
Anti-Racism | United Church stands up for justice, reaffirms its call to end Israeli occupation | Aug 18 2015 | Sid Shniad | The United Church of Canada has reaffirmed its commitment to a just peace in Israel-Palestine, and its use of the tactic of economic pressure as peaceful resistance.
Photo Credit: ginnerobot via Compfight cc
Arts & Culture | Education | Feminism | Is men and masculinity studies really radical? | Aug 18 2015 | Laura Brightwell | Men and masculinity studies is old hat, so why is The New York Times pretending it's new?
Photo: Flickr/TomMaglieri
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Political Action | World | Controversy swirls over Amnesty International's statement on buying and selling of sex | Aug 18 2015 | Megan Devlin | Sex worker advocates are thrilled, but critics claim the resolution condones those who buy women for sex.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Raising RRSP withdrawal limit no solution to unaffordable housing | Aug 18 2015 | Seth Klein | The Conservatives' plan to increase what first-time homebuyers can pull from their RRSPs for a down payment would do nothing to help ease the unaffordability of housing.
Photo: taminator/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Harper's housing promises and the crisis of affordability | Aug 18 2015 | Michal Rozworski | Over the past two weeks, Stephen Harper has made three new housing-related promises on the campaign trail. But they won't help the crisis of affordability.
Photo: Molly/flickr
Economy | Elections | Labour | Quality public child care: An economic no-brainer | Aug 18 2015 | Jim Stanford | The economic arguments in favour of public, accessible child care are powerful. Here is a commentary summarizing the many benefits of a universal public child-care program.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Daveberta.ca -- Politics in Alberta | Aug 18 2015 | Keep your finger on the Western pulse
Elections | Politics in Canada | Vote PopUp | Aug 18 2015 | A kit for community groups to ignite voter participation