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Photo: Crowd gathered outside old City Hall, during the Winnipeg General Strike.
Arts & Culture | Labour | Politics in Canada | Museum of History removes its Winnipeg General Strike exhibit | May 26 2015 | Brent Patterson | Council of Canadians activists gathered in Winnipeg this weekend are dismayed to hear that the Canadian Museum of History has removed its exhibit on the Winnipeg General Strike.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Coalition | Elections | Politics in Canada | Are worries about Harper slipping back into power exaggerated? | May 26 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | A great many Canadians are highly fearful that 'vote splitting' will allow Harper to slip back into power. How legitimate is that fear? It may be overblown.
Photo: Tom Flemming/flickr
Education | Feminism | Report sheds light on Dalhousie Dentistry crisis | May 26 2015 | Stephen Kimber | The most intriguing section of Friday's 65-page "Report from the Restorative Justice Process" is the one that documents the evolution of the now-infamous "Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen" group.
Photo: British High Commission, Ottawa/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | World | Voter turnout key to changing governments | May 26 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Guardian warns of the prospect of a Conservative minority or even majority government come the October 19 federal election.
Photo: Andrew Bates/flickr
Elections | NDP | Politics in Canada | The efficient vote to #HeaveSteve | May 26 2015 | Duncan Cameron | In the first-past-the-post system, as in Canada, when voters want to reject a government, they make an efficient vote by turning to the party the best placed to defeat it.
Feminism | Kathleen Barry reports back from The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 | May 26 2015 | Meghan Murphy | On May 11th and 12th, The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 was held at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Kathleen Barry speaks with Meghan Murphy about the conference.
Photo: Doug/flickr
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Canadian citizen asks court to declare him… Canadian citizen | May 25 2015 | Matthew Behrens | On May 26, Canadian citizen Deepan Budlakoti goes to court in an effort to be recognized as a Canadian citizen. Although he was born in Canada, the federal government has rendered him stateless.
Allies protest the TPP and fast-track authority outside the White House. Photo b
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Fast-track authority stalls the Trans-Pacific Partnership | May 25 2015 | Brent Patterson | It appears that the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) "free trade" deal has been stalled over the issue of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), also known as fast-track authority.
Crowd at Alberta Legislature
Elections | Politics in Canada | Sunshine, ice cream and a mellow multitude of 10,000 or so usher in the NDP era in Alberta | May 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Near the end of her remarks, Ms. Notley observed: "My friends, it is springtime in Alberta and a fresh wind is blowing." That assessment seems about right!
Image: Flickr/Pabak Sarkar
Feminism | This is what a feminist looks like | May 25 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Sixth in a seven-part series about sexual assault. Feminism is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. A feminist is any person who supports feminism.
Feminism | Why I'm not celebrating Ireland's legalization of gay marriage as a win for 'equality' | May 25 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Clearly, so long as heterosexual couples are allowed to marry, same-sex couples should be able to as well. But why not turn our attention to women's human rights?
Political Action | Politics in Canada | Watch: How the Harper government is obstructing your right to know | May 25 2015 | Operation Maple | The Write2Know Project co-organizer on how the Canadian government is obstructing your right to know.
Allan Hunsperger
Politics in Canada | Was Lake of Fire 2.0, the 2015 edition, averted by an incompetent Tory war room? | May 23 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Rachel Notley, not Danielle Smith, will go down in history as the woman who finally toppled the bumbling Tory giant that stood astride Alberta for so long. Timing is everything!
Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | Kathleen Wynne sells one public asset to create another | May 22 2015 | Rick Salutin | When she ran, Wynne seemed committed to new tolls or taxes -- to expand public transit. Then she backtracked, and decided to sell off parts of Hydro One instead.
Photo: Ahmad Nawawi/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Can we stop subsidizing executive stock options and enriching the rich? | May 22 2015 | Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks | The overindulged corporate set surely doesn't need additional financial help out of the pockets of ordinary, hard-working Canadians.