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Arts & Culture | Defining Progress: Street Artist Gilf! on gentrification, art, activism and the iconic 5 Pointz Mecca | Oct 17 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | For this episode, New York-based street artist Gilf! discusses America’s wars of occupation, gentrification, art, politics, activism and smashing kitchens.
Photo: flickr/Cannabis Culture
Arts & Culture | Food & Health | Citizen Marc: Narcissistic megalomaniac or selfless activist? | Oct 17 2014 | Shama Rangwala | 'Citizen Marc' the new documentary about marijuana activist Marc Emery is an engaging and thoughtful film that ultimately asks "What do we want our country to be and what will we do make that happen?"
Photo: flickr/Roland Tanglao
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | The Rogers takeover of hockey (your hubris is showing!) | Oct 17 2014 | Rick Salutin | Rogers stomped into CBC HQ in Toronto and never looked backed. Its takeover of hockey has been breathtaking, in that they are trying to turn hockey into Rogers.
Photo: flickr/A Yee
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Bill C-36: No safety or security for sex workers | Oct 17 2014 | Cheryl Auger | Bill C-36 was passed in the House of Commons last week. And a lot of people, including sex workers, are not pleased. Will this bill continue to contribute to sex workers' rights violations?
Civil Liberties Watch | Video: OCAP Raise the Rates action - Part 1 | Oct 17 2014 | John Bonnar | On Thursday, OCAP and supporters held a community barbecue outside Seaton House before marching to MPP Glen Murray's office demanding an increase to social assistance rates and minimum wage.
Civil Liberties Watch | Video: OCAP Raise the Rates action - Part 2 | Oct 17 2014 | John Bonnar | On Thursday, OCAP and supporters held a community barbecue outside Seaton House before marching to MPP Glen Murray's office demanding an increase to social assistance rates and minimum wage.
Image: http://resistencapacificaelescobal.blogspot.ca/
Economy | Environment | Indigenous Rights | World | A cheat sheet for Kevin McArthur on Tahoe Resources' tactics to silence opposition in Guatemala | Oct 17 2014 | Jennifer Moore | Tahoe Resources CEO summoned to testify about criminalization around Guatemala mine. He might need this cheat sheet.
Image: wikimedia commons
Economy | B.C. builds lots of housing. But you can't afford any of it. | Oct 17 2014 | Marc Lee | British Columbia spent $19.5 billion on new housing in 2012. So why is none of it affordable?
Image: Flickr/pmwebphotos
Economy | Politics in Canada | The curious case of the Canada-Korea free trade deal | Oct 17 2014 | Jim Stanford | Troubling political factors are more important in explaining the Conservative rush to sign FTAs than any belief that they would actually boost the economy.
Photo: flickr/Bill Jacobus
Economy | Elections | Labour | Political Action | What are Community Benefit Agreements? | Oct 17 2014 | Ella Bedard | At the Good Jobs Summit, Community Benefit Agreements were one of the proposed ways of creating good jobs. But what does a Community Benefit Agreement really mean?
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | What happens in Parliament from now to December matters | Oct 17 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government will introduce a Fiscal Update that includes tax cuts, mostly of the boutique kind. First, it will table the next budget implementation bill that will likely have some surprises.
Image: Flickr/Beaton
Education | Wage war on poverty, Nova Scotia, not on teachers and schools | Oct 17 2014 | Shelley Morse | Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. There is lots of work ahead of us before we achieve that goal.
Photo: flickr/Olivia Chow
Elections | Politics in Canada | Olivia Chow can stop the Ford/Tory agenda. Here's how! | Oct 17 2014 | Camilo Cahis, Chris Brisbane | How do we stop the Ford/Tory agenda in the Toronto mayoral election? Progressives voters are looking to Olivia Chow to provide strong anti-austerity programs.
Environment | Good News | Political Action | No landfills! Tiny Township celebrates anniversary of Site 41 moratorium | Oct 17 2014 | Amarnath Amarasingam, Sarah Morgan | Five years after Site 41 landfill plans were dropped, those involved in the protests, Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike, came together to celebrate and reflect.
Food & Health | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Chew On This! campaign aims to reduce poverty in Canada | Oct 17 2014 | Kathryn Teeluck | One in 7 people in this country experience poverty. More than 800 000 rely on food banks each month. Chew On This! is a campaign to make this a prominent political issue.