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Hassan Yussuff. (Photo: http://boilermaker.ca/)
Labour | CLC Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff joins race for Presidency | Apr 16 2014 | H.G. Watson | A third candidate, Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff, has entered the race for the Canadian Labour Congress Presidency against Ken Georgetti and Hassan Husseini.
Politics in Canada | Activist Communique: Fighting Back Against Cuts to Disability Benefits | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Fighting Back Against Cuts to Disability Benefits – from U.K to Ontario Austerity is Global – so is our resistance.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Politics in Canada | Tackling Flaherty's legacy: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly | Apr 16 2014 | Nick Fillmore | The sudden death of Jim Flaherty has resulted in hundreds of warm tributes. While Flaherty's humanity should be praised, his neo-liberal policies did not benefit the majority of Canadians.
Photo: KoFahu/flickr
Technology | Heartbleed: A heartbeat away from the death of security | Apr 16 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | A hapless programmer's little error has escalated to a cardiac arrest across the Web, has cost billions to fix and has potentially been used by a secretive and near-rogue government agency.
World | ​Ukraine government risks a whirlwind in efforts to halt protests in east of country | Apr 16 2014 | Roger Annis | Pro-Russia sentiment in eastern Ukraine, no doubt with chauvinist overtones, is mixed with opposition to the austerity, anti-people policies that Europe and the U.S. want to impose.
Photo: flickr/One Off Man Mental
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | The problem with homeless counts and M-455 | Apr 15 2014 | Leilani Farha, Michele Biss | Conservative MP Peter Goldring introduced motion M-455, which seeks to develop a nationally shared definition of homelessness and a common methodology. The only problem is homeless counts don't work.
Photo: Tony Hall/flickr
Economy | Ontario's slow-growth economy: Better news than you might think | Apr 15 2014 | Armine Yalnizyan | In the past, an entrepreneurial state asked: what kind of future do we want, and how do we get there? Slow growth could nudge us towards those questions again.
Photo: flickr/Jenn Vargas
Economy | Media Matters | Fighting back against corporatocracy and Big Monopolies | Apr 15 2014 | Mark Taliano | Once freed from the devastating tentacles of the transnational monopolies, Canadians will realize that it's time to call 911 on the corporatocracy. We might then recapture real democracy and freedom.
Screenshot: Secrets of the gender pay gap revealed
Economy | Feminism | Get ready for Equal Pay Day | Apr 15 2014 | Ellie Gordon-Moershel | Pay equity is not about asking for special treatment. It is a human right. Here's how to close the gender pay gap in Ontario.
Economy | Labour | Temp agency workers insist on $14 minimum wage | Apr 15 2014 | John Bonnar | An increase to $14 an hour would push minimum-wage workers to 10 per cent above the poverty line.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Education | The attack on student union autonomy at the University of Windsor | Apr 15 2014 | Nora Loreto | What's behind the admin's decision to refuse to remit student union fees?
Photo: Paul B. (Halifax)/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | The high political stakes of power rate promises for the Nova Scotia Liberals | Apr 15 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Could Stephen McNeil's read-my-lips election promise to "save you $46 million per year" on your power bills become his defining no-new-taxes/no-program-cuts, dead-on-the-doorstep electoral moment?
Photo: Parti Québécois/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Marois, Moses and the law of leadership | Apr 15 2014 | Duncan Cameron | With the defeat of the Parti Québécois government led by Pauline Marois, leading the Quebec Exodus from Canada has just gotten harder.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout/flickr
Environment | World | How the gas industry is exploiting the crisis in Ukraine to push fracking | Apr 15 2014 | Naomi Klein | The crisis in Ukraine is being used as a battering ram to knock down sensible restrictions on natural gas exports and push through a controversial free-trade deal with Europe.
Environment | Food & Health | Why even grassfed and local beef isn't sustainable | Apr 15 2014 | Paul Mahony | In reality, on the scale required to feed the masses, such products are unsustainable. A general shift towards a plant-based diet, is essential if we are to overcome catastrophic climate change.