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Raging grannies with banners and fists raised
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Political Action | Raging Grannies | Mar 29 2015 | Frieda Werden, Jana Juniper Gee | Witty elder activism has spread like wildfire.
Jim Prentice & Danielle Smith
Politics in Canada | Darwin Awards, the political edition: So long to Danielle Smith, turncoat former Alberta Opposition leader | Mar 29 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Unlike former premier Alison Redford, who tried recently to make the claim, former Opposition leader Danielle Smith truly had become the most polarizing figure in Alberta politics.
Education | CUPE 3902 and 3903 members march for better working, living and learning conditions | Mar 28 2015 | John Bonnar | Friday’s historic march from Glendon College of York University to Queen’s Park was organized entirely by the rank and file members of CUPE Locals 3902 and 3903.
http://demilitarizemcgill.com
Education | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Accessing Information to Demilitarize McGill | Mar 28 2015 | AW@L Radio, Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | A chat with Rachel from Demilitarize McGill focusing on the groups efforts to reveal weapons research contracts involving McGill profs. http://demilitarizemcgill.com
Food & Health | Spring is like a global refresh button, unless you are homeless. | Mar 28 2015 | Cathy Crowe | Spring brings the promise of warmth, life and renewal but evidence indicates conditions for people who are homeless this spring are dire.
Photo of Bassem Youssef by Hossam el-Hamalawy/flickr
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | World | Art brings insight into war that's missing in politics | Mar 27 2015 | Rick Salutin | Why does culture handle war so much better than politics? It's not just that art tells the truth and politics lies. Culture is where you let yourself hear the truth but only within limits.
Photo: flickr/J R
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday: It's Frie-day! edition | Mar 27 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | Happy Feel Good Friday! Lots of delicious feel good news nuggets here for you.
Photo: flickr/Gabriel Luneau
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Open letter: Four key reasons why we oppose Bill C-51 | Mar 27 2015 | various | A large and continually growing group of lawyers, activists and academics add their voices to the chorus of citizens concerned about the ramifications of Bill C-51.
Photo: Flickr/undergroundbastard
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Migrants in Atlantic Canada: How to survive in a remittance economy | Mar 27 2015 | Josie Baker, Katie Mazer | As Atlantic Canadian workers have been forced westward in search of livable incomes and year-round work, temporary foreign workers have come to form the economic linchpin in many rural communities.
Image: rabble.ca
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | Journalism under fire: Remembering Ali Mustafa | Mar 27 2015 | Datejie Green | Ali Mustafa died a year ago this month. He had devoted his life to documenting the lives where few Western and English-language broadcasters bothered to venture.
Photo: OFL Communications
Economy | Education | Labour | Political Action | This week in labour: Conservative myth-busting and plenty of picket lines | Mar 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | Labour disputes are coming to a close but conservative policymakers keep us fighting.
Education | B.C. government seeks to privatize and control teacher professional development | Mar 27 2015 | Tara Ehrcke | With newly introduced Bill 11, the B.C. government takes control of teacher professional development, further undermining the profession itself and the autonomy of teachers.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Game-Changers Tour stops at Ryerson University to rally young voters | Mar 27 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians Game-Changers campaign was at Ryerson University in Toronto earlier this week, with Youth Vote campaigner Brigette DePape.
Elections | Food & Health | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Health care not Harper care: National Day of Action for a New Health Accord | Mar 27 2015 | Michael Butler | March 31st, 2015, marks the one year anniversary of the expiry of the Health Accord.
Image: Taran Rampersad/flickr
Environment | Marking the start of the Anthropocene -- the age of humans | Mar 27 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | Is human impact on Earth sufficient to leave a permanent mark on the geological record? The term "Anthropocene" has already come into widespread use for our new human-dominated geological epoch.