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Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | The diminishing of access to government information -- and some things to do about it | Sep 3 2015 | Keith Reynolds | The Supreme Court of Canada describes freedom of information legislation as a pillar of our democracy in Canada. Over the years, however, this pillar of democracy has seen its base chipped away.
Photo: The_Parasite/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | US Politics | Prisoners organize a win against solitary confinement in California | Sep 3 2015 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Thousands of prisoners will be moved out of solitary confinement in California, thanks to a landmark legal settlement announced this week.
Kenney and Alexander answer questions about Temporary Foreign Workers Program ch
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | Refugee crisis gives Conservatives a well-earned black eye | Sep 3 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | It is a horror that Immigration Minister Chris Alexander did nothing to help a desperate Syrian family, who had relatives in Canada. But that indifference is not new.
Photo: Wayne Chu
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | Abuse and barriers increase under new caregiver program regulations | Sep 3 2015 | Ethel Tungohan | Chris Alexander promised the Filipino and migrant communities that changes to the Live-In Caregiver Program would protect them and quicken processing times. The opposite has occurred.
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | GDP numbers just symptom of bigger problems in Canadian economy | Sep 3 2015 | Jim Stanford | Now that the recession has been confirmed, let's hope the election campaign now starts to address some of the deeper challenges facing Canada's economy.
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Education | B.C.'s new curriculum can't help students while millions in funding cuts still fester | Sep 3 2015 | Lizanne Foster | I wish I could get excited about the new curriculum from the B.C. Ministry of Education, but I can't help but think of the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Photo: Alexandre Normand/flickr
Elections | Environment | Labour | The best of all policies: My wish for the ideal platform | Sep 3 2015 | Seth Klein | Which opposition party, with a potential to win the election, has the better platform when it comes to tackling climate change and inequality? Seth Klein weighs the parties on these core issues.
Joseph McCarthy
Elections | Politics in Canada | Controversial Wildrose leaflet had similarities to B.C. Liberals' Chinese-language ads smearing NDP | Sep 3 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose Leader Brian Jean won't repudiate offensive allegations made in a Chinese-language election brochure distributed in the Calgary-Foothills byelection.
Image: Flickr/Alex Guibord
Elections | Politics in Canada | Fact-checking the refugee crisis: Chris Alexander calls Canada 'model of humanitarian action' | Sep 3 2015 | Nora Loreto | Canada is no longer a welcoming nation for refugees. Many Canadians are now realizing just how bad it's become.
Photo: flickr/ Siebuhr
Elections | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Why so few federal election debates on women's issues? | Sep 3 2015 | Samantha C. Thrift | Political parties' reticence (or refusal, as the case may be) to participate in women's issues debates is part of a decades-old neoliberal chill put on women's advocacy work in Canada.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | World | Supreme Court decision on Ecuador-Chevron case to set global precedent on corporate responsibility | Sep 3 2015 | Raluca Bejan, Santiago Escobar | There is a clear need to evaluate our law making and law producing system vis-à-vis these ready-made ideas of 'corporate veil', 'corporate identity' and 'corporate separateness.'
Photo: Tech. Sgt. Sean Worrell/DVIDSHUB/flickr
Politics in Canada | World | How Canadian military training in Africa influences the continent's politics | Sep 3 2015 | Yves Engler | In 1966 Ghana's Canadian-trained army overthrew President Kwame Nkrumah, a leading pan-Africanist who was dubbed "Man of the Millennium" in a 2000 poll by BBC listeners in Africa.
Anti-Racism | Demanding reparations for slavery: Canadian organizing within a global struggle | Sep 2 2015 | Scott Neigh | Cikiah Thomas, chair of the Global African Congress, talks about Canadian participation in the worldwide struggle for reparations for slavery.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Book: The Sex Myth | Sep 2 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Is sex overrated? Meghan Murphy speaks with Rachel Hills about her new book, The Sex Myth.
Photo: Susan Sermoneta/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | Are smartphones like children? | Sep 2 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | Isn't it time that we come to understand smartphones and their use in social situations as a part of the social fabric, not a tear in it?