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Economy | Digging beneath the surface of Canadians' 'solid support' of CETA | Jul 25 2014 | Scott Harris | The results of a recent Angus Reid poll suggest that 68 per cent of Canadians support CETA. While on the surface, things look great for CETA, that top-level result doesn't tell the whole story.
Economy | Politics in Canada | You could drive one of those tar sands heavy haulers through the gaping holes in the latest Fraser Institute 'study' | Jul 25 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | We need to remember all the Fraser Institute produces is market-fundamentalist propaganda, and we are dangerously deluded when we decide to treat it as if it were serious economic research.
Economy | EI needs to increase access, not lower premiums | Jul 25 2014 | Angella MacEwen | The crisis in EI is forever falling on deaf ears. Even though only 37.5 per cent of unemployed workers are receiving EI, politicians feel that the problem with EI is not access, but high premiums.
Economy | Politics in Canada | Technology | Has the CRTC really changed? Will they listen to Canadians or telecom conglomerates? | Jul 25 2014 | David Christopher, Josh Tabish | There have been some positive changes at the CRTC, thanks to hundreds of thousands speaking out
Photo: flickr/Andrew_Writer
Feminism | Technology | Sexism in tech: An overheard conversation about discrimination against women | Jul 25 2014 | Lyndsay Kirkham | When Lyndsay Kirkham overheard a conversation between two men in the tech industry discussing women's roles in the workplace, the blatant discrimination and sexism didn't seem all that surprising.
Gaza | World | Not Rex: Immoral equivalency and the attack on Gaza | Jul 25 2014 | Humberto DaSilva | Western leaders are defending Netanyahu's attack on Gazan civilians, while condemning Putin. Anyone see a disconnect?
Photo: manos_simonides/flickr
Gaza | Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | Finding a way to talk may be a practical necessity for Gaza | Jul 25 2014 | Rick Salutin | Dialogue won't solve the impasse in Gaza; that will require other pressures. But it could, surprisingly, play a crucial role.
Indigenous Rights | Video: Unist'ot'en Camp evicts a TransCanada helicopter crew | Jul 25 2014 | Unist'ot'en Camp | On July 22, the Unist'ot'en Camp evicted a TransCanada crew working on the Coastal Gaslink pipeline within their territories in northern B.C.
Indigenous Rights | Grassy Narrows First Nation comes to Toronto to protect our Water for as long as the river's flow | Jul 25 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | For this year’s Grassy Narrows River Run, thirty Grassy Narrows First Nations members will travel 1,800 km to Toronto to demand justice for mercury poisoning survivors, clean water, and respect.
Photo: flickr/torbakhopper
LGBTIQ | World | Rainbow bombing, Western style: The spread of the anti-gay movement | Jul 25 2014 | Mary Ann Davis | The WorldPride Human Rights Conference had a shocking statement: International anti-gay groups have become stronger and more organized than international LGBTI groups fighting for equality.
World | Can Kyiv sustain its war in eastern Ukraine? The view from Canada | Jul 25 2014 | Roger Annis | Backers in Canada of Ukraine's war in its eastern regions say the government is spending "all of our money" on the war and the money is running out.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Feminist comedy | Jul 24 2014 | The F Word | Nicole and Ellie explore the ways comedy can be used to highlight social injustices rather than perpetuate the status quo.
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | Canada went to war. But why? | Jul 24 2014 | Stephen Dale | What kind of values really drove a generation of young people to sign up in huge numbers for one of the bloodiest episodes in human history? Stephen Dale examines this question in 'Noble Illusions.'
Photo: flickr/BlPlN
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | World | 'I am a Jew. Stop Killing Babies in Gaza.' | Jul 24 2014 | Corey Levine | Corey Levine writes straight from the heart about the bombing campaign in Gaza and being a Jewish supporter of Palestine.
Photo: John Bristowe/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Politics in Canada | In Harper's Canada, charities face intimidation while tax evaders go free | Jul 24 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.