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Arts & Culture | Jay Whitelaw on philanthropy, Las Vegas and social change | Jun 24 2016 | Face2Face | Jay talks about his new approach to giving. We touch on philanthropy, why’s he’s passionate about the giver and how a meeting at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas changed his life.
Photo: flickr/Viola Ng
Civil Liberties Watch | Education | McGill drops legal battle over access to information request | Jun 24 2016 | Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.
Photo: Tomek Nacho/flickr
Economy | World | Brexit may be what happens when economic considerations overtake us | Jun 24 2016 | Rick Salutin | Reducing multifarious human beings to sets of economic data is irrational. Oddly, humans often agree. They'll frequently consider losing out economically to being diminished existentially.
Photo: flickr/Jhayne
Food & Health | Labour | Canada needs to improve mental health awareness and practices for workers | Jun 24 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | One in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health illness or problem during their lifetime. In part 1, Teuila Fuatai speaks with Teamsters representatives about their approach to mental health.
Photo: Corporal Andy Reddy RLC/7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command/fli
Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | As NATO war-mongering against Russia intensifies, Canada faces a difficult choice | Jun 24 2016 | Murray Dobbin | NATO is requesting that Canada join a 4,000-troop contingent that would form a permanent NATO presence in countries bordering Russia. Will Prime Minister Trudeau make the courageous choice and say no?
Image: Flickr/mostlyconservative
Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney's sneak attack in Alberta aims to restore neoliberal agenda | Jun 24 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The game's afoot! Only, this time, with Jason Kenney at the table, it will mostly be played behind closed doors.
Image: Flickr/Roberto Trombetta
World | A modicum of hope from the Brexit vote | Jun 24 2016 | Sarah Beuhler | An opportunity exists to seize back the momentum from the far right. Let's hope it's not too late.
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | US Politics | The most powerful case for the U.S. war resisters | Jun 23 2016 | Alex Kerner | 'Let Them Stay' is a powerful account of the war resisters and their campaign as well as an important political tool as our current government considers whether to allow former soldiers to stay.
Photo courtesy of Murray Lumley
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | No more arms deals in Canada | Jun 23 2016 | Kevin Shimmin | "I understand why you are here. It's a horrible deal." Canada's continued participation in the arms trade needs to end. Kevin Shimmin offers his experience and perspective.
Education | Feminism | Is UBC's new sexual assault policy enough? | Jun 23 2016 | Emily Blake | UBC has recently released the draft of their stand-alone sexual assault policy but there are questions over whether it can adequately address complaints.
Education | Environment | Food & Health | FoodShare brings food justice solutions into classrooms | Jun 23 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Tuesday, I found nirvana for those seeking food justice when I visited FoodShare Toronto.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Labour | Media Matters | Mainstream media sucked in, reports whatever politicians or GM say | Jun 23 2016 | Nick Fillmore | Journalists used to be taught to report not what people say but what they do. What's changed?
Image: Flickr/Judit Klein
LGBTIQ | Canada's forthcoming 'drop your pants' trans blood donation policy | Jun 23 2016 | Mercedes Allen | Oh, you don't have to literally drop your pants. Canadian Blood Services doesn't actually want to see your junk (I assume) -- they just want to know what's there. Because that's not invasive at all.
Political Action | Technology | Five amazing groups who helped save hyperlinks for all of us | Jun 23 2016 | Ruth Coustick-Deal | Over 100 groups have come together to save the link. Here's what just five of them have been doing to make this campaign a huge success.
Rick Strankman
Politics in Canada | Tragedies we ignore: Recent Wildrose gaffe won't end right's bogus equivalencies in Canadian political discourse | Jun 23 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Only certain tragic catastrophes make the grade for public discourse in our society, and those are the ones that can be interpreted as "proof" socialism is evil.