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Once Africville, now Seaview dog park. Photo: Spacing Magazine/flickr
Anti-Racism | Nova Scotia has a race problem | May 3 2016 | Stephen Kimber | We like to believe the bad old days are now historic artifacts to be mea culpa-ed during African Nova Scotia Month each year. The reality is we have never fully escaped our history.
Photo: World Bank Photo Collection/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Canadians need more than celebrity from Justin Trudeau | May 3 2016 | Duncan Cameron | Justin Trudeau has shown he handles the communications side of being prime minister with aplomb. But making the government work for all Canadians requires more than showing up with a smile.
Photo: KT King/flickr
Education | LGBTIQ | Politics in Canada | St. Albert Catholic school board has spent more than $367,000 to defend firing of transgender teacher | May 3 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Whatever the Roman Catholic Church's doctrine is on whether people ought to transition from one gender to another, this hardly seems like a good use of tax dollars!
Image: Twitter
Education | It's never been easier to get the public to accept privatizing our schools | May 3 2016 | Lizanne Foster | There are a few ways you can prime parents and the public into accepting privatization in schools. (This is satire folks.)
Photo: flickr/Province of British Columbia
Environment | Politics in Canada | B.C. continues to neglect climate recommendations, favours LNG projects | May 3 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Trudeau said working with the provinces and territories will be the cornerstone of the climate change approach. But B.C. is ignoring recommendations that could limit carbon pollution. What now?
Photo: Ralph Surette
Environment | Tired of waiting for solar energy? Make your own. | May 3 2016 | Ralph Surette | Ralph Surette was fed up waiting for solar energy to show up, so he made his own. Read on to learn how you can do it too.
Image: Flickr/350.org
Environment | Divest from damage and invest in a healthier future | May 3 2016 | David Suzuki | Banks and advisers are warning clients about the dangers of fossil-fuel-related portfolios, noting climate agreements, government regulations, reduced demand and market volatility make them risky.
Feminism | Media Matters | Michelle Rempel is a feminist. The mainstream media? Not so much. | May 3 2016 | Nora Loreto | What is lost in our discourse when the mainstream press marginalizes progressive and critical voices?
Faith groups are one voice among many in the C-14 assisted dying debate
Food & Health | Faith groups' diminishing influence in assisted dying debate shows how secular Canada has become | May 3 2016 | Dennis Gruending | In the debate about Bill C-14, legislation regarding medical assistance in dying, faith groups are one voice among many.
Image: Facbook/Brian Jean
Politics in Canada | Wildrose MLAs abuse members' statements to launch red-baiting attacks on NDP | May 3 2016 | Susan Wright | When the Wildrose Opposition deploys the "commies at the gate" narrative it crosses the line into unparliamentary and unacceptable behaviour.
Photo: wikimedia commons
Politics in Canada | Péladeau's departure gives PQ an opportunity to redefine itself | May 3 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | Pierre Karl Péladeau was an outlier among leaders of the party founded by René Lévesque. He was further to the right and more hardline on the national question. Which way will the PQ turn now?
Arts & Culture | Technology | Robert McChesney on the fight against a jobless economy | May 2 2016 | Redeye Collective | Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
Arts & Culture | Technology | John Nichols on the perils and opportunities of the next technological revolution | May 2 2016 | Redeye Collective | John Nichols is the Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine. He's the author, with Robert McChesney, of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.
Montreal May Day
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | May Day 2016: Support protesters in Montreal | May 2 2016 | Demand an independent investigation of the police response to May Day protesters and support their demands.
CommonCauses | Indigenous Rights | Media Matters | What in the world is the World Social Forum? | May 2 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Activists from around the world will be coming to Montreal from August 9-14, 2016. Hear ye, hear ye!