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Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | Peoples, Palestine, and the Crushing of Free Speech: Steven Salaita | Jan 29 2015 | Jase Tanner | Professor Salaita is at the centre of an international protest against academic censorship. He spoke in Vancouver January 14.
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | World | 'Captive Revolution' liberates narratives of Palestinian women | Jan 29 2015 | Azeezah Kanji | Women's political resistance and detention has been going on since, well colonialism, imperialism and the capitalist state. 'Captive Revolution' focuses on the participation of Palestinian women.
Arts & Culture | The poet | Jan 29 2015 | David Swanson | Decorated Vancouver poet Timothy Shay reads a few of his pieces, discusses the story behind each and shares some of his thoughts on poetry.
Arts & Culture | Labour | Hey! Let the kid become an artist | Jan 29 2015 | Holly Adams | Your teen wants to pursue a career in the arts -- here's why you should embrace that goal.
Civil Liberties Watch | 'Whose body is this?': The right to die with dignity revisited | Jan 29 2015 | Lauren Blumas, Pro Bono | The current state of the law leaves people who are ailing with a dismal set of options. Now there's a new decision before the Supreme Court to advance the rights of terminally ill Canadians.
Image: Val Kerry/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | The existence of poverty in B.C. is a violation of human rights | Jan 29 2015 | Trish Garner | There is not only a moral duty to eradicate poverty but also a legal obligation under international human rights law.
Civil Liberties Watch | Community organizer detained by U.S. Department of Homeland Security | Jan 29 2015 | John Bonnar | When Julian Ichim tried to board a flight home from Ireland to Canada, he was detained and interrogated multiple times by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | The Mega-spies on Megaupload | Jan 29 2015 | Eva Prkachin | Law-abiding Internet users who use popular and file-hosting services are now finding themselves under the government's microscope.
Economy | Tax cuts, income inequality and the NDP small business job plan | Jan 29 2015 | Michael Laxer | Far from being a job creation plan for the "middle-class," Thomas Mulcair's small business tax cut proposals will benefit the well-off and embolden anti-tax myths.
Photo: akahawkeyefan/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | The downside of Canada's love affair with small business | Jan 29 2015 | Hugh Mackenzie | The problem is that the small business of the imagination ­-- the mom-and-pop operation -- is not at all representative of the corporations that benefit from the small business tax rate.
Economy | Labour | Episode 161: Entrepreneurship under the microscope | Jan 29 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Is entrepreneurship and social enterprise always a good thing? A couple of different perspectives.
Photo: flickr/Thomas Hawk
Environment | Political Action | Anti-pipeline protesters crash Kinder Morgan dinner party | Jan 29 2015 | Francella Fiallos | Would you like some anti-pipeline protests with your Big Oil dinner? No? Too bad!
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Water, water, everywhere, but not a clean drop to drink | Jan 29 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Boil water advisories are nothing new outside of Winnipeg.
Environment | Political Action | Organizing against the Energy East pipeline in the Ottawa Valley | Jan 29 2015 | Redeye Collective | Energy East will carry tar sands oil 4,500 km across Canada from Alberta to New Brunswick for export to Europe and Asia.
Food & Health | Making New York City streets safer for pedestrians | Jan 29 2015 | Redeye Collective | Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities in NYC have dropped sharply since the introduction of a vigorous campaign to beef up traffic enforcement. Alana Miller explains how it was done.