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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.
Photo: Fuzzy Mannerz/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Media studies present charts of doom for news industry | Jun 22 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Last week was a week of media data porn, with the release of studies on media and media consumer behaviour. Unfortunately for the news business, the news is not good.
Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Saying no to Canada's death game | Jun 22 2016 | Matthew Behrens | In a reminder that the warfare state is never affected by who gets elected in Canada, the Trudeau Liberals are about to embark on a militaristic spending spree that will draw no opposition.
Image: Flickr/Megan Skelly
Education | Many teens find school stifling, stressful and depressing. So why don't we reinvent it? | Jun 22 2016 | Abby Karos | "Quietly, in the background, teens are dropping like flies."
Environment | Open letter: B.C. has opportunity to get back on track to 2050 climate target | Jun 22 2016 | various | The Energy Forum -- a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations -- calls on the B.C. government to deliver on the province's 2050 climate targets.
Environment | Port expansion threatens Crab Park on Vancouver waterfront | Jun 22 2016 | Redeye Collective | Crab Park has a beach, acres of green space and a stunning view of the North Shore mountains. That view is threatened by Port of Vancouver plans for expansion to the Centerm container terminal.
Photo: flickr/Howl Arts Collective
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Possible mercury dumping ground increases calls for action by Grassy Narrows | Jun 22 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Grassy Narrows continues to demand government action after a recent Toronto Star investigation revealed a former mill worker's confession to having dumped at least 50 barrels of mercury.
Food & Health | Political Action | Defending public health care in court and in the streets | Jun 22 2016 | Scott Neigh | Jen Kuhl and Edith Machattie talk about the work of the B.C. Health Coalition and about a grave legal threat to public health care.
LGBTIQ | US Politics | Not Rex: Orlando shootings product of homegrown hate and gun culture | Jun 22 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | LGBTQI hate is the point at which American Christian fundamentalists and Islamic extremists find their common ground.
Media Matters | Don't let Bell's big bad $4 billion bid go unanswered | Jun 22 2016 | rabble staff | Bell Canada's $4 billion bid for Manitoba Telecom (MTS) comes at a time when our media landscape is exceedingly concentrated. Read this and you'll agree that we need more independent media in Canada.
Jason Kenney
Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney: Conservative saviour or a guy with the appeal of a trip to the dentist? | Jun 22 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | From Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's perspective, there are far more challenging conservative candidates she could have to face than Jason Kenney.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | What is the VPD hiding? Pro-privacy groups are digging deeper for answers on Stingray use | Jun 21 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | VPD admitted it doesn't have the device, but recent revelations on RCMP use of Stingrays raise doubts on whether these devices have been used by other law enforcement agencies.
Photo: D Smith/flickr
Economy | World | U.K. voters face a choice between Brexit and the European dream | Jun 21 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The U.K.'s Brexit referendum has exploded with unexpected force onto the world stage. Despite dodgy leadership, Brexit voters are numerous, and the outcome of the referendum is in doubt.
Photo: flickr/Danielle Scott
Economy | Politics in Canada | Feds and (most) provinces agree to (very modestly) enhance pensions | Jun 21 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government has done what the Harper Conservatives said couldn't be done. It has negotiated a deal with the provinces to raise CPP contributions and enrich pension payouts.
Image: Flickr/Valerie Everett
Education | Campus sexual assault is the educational experience I never wanted | Jun 21 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | B.C. universities are the latest to receive legislation regarding campus sexual assault policies. Here are some reflections on my experience as a survivor helping to create change.