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Columnists
Aug 24, 2010

Born to do good?

A Harvard psychologist's moral compass pointed him in quite a different direction from his work on human ethics and morality being present in humans from birth.
News
Aug 24, 2010
Stefan Christoff, who was detained at the Canada-U.S. border and questioned about his politics after the G20 Summit. Photo: Valerian Mazataud/www.focuszero.com

My interrogation at the U.S. border

Stefan Christoff
Political profiling along the U.S.-Canadian border targets activists who challenge unjust government policies. This threatens to undermine the open exchange of ideas that is foundational to democracy.
News
Aug 23, 2010
Haitians in Cité Soleil queue for food after the earthquake, in January 2010. Photo: The United Nations

Money flows uphill: An update from Cité Soleil

Paul Jackson and Joegodson Déralciné
Canadians who have donated to Haiti after the earthquake believe they are helping the victims. They're not. It's simply extraordinary to see how corporate power continues to profit at every turn.
Photos
Aug 17, 2010
Canadian mortar crew at Tarnak Farms outside Kandahar Air Field in 2006. Photo:  lohan1025/Flickr

Afghanistan, another Vietnam?

Duncan Cameron
It is a military disaster, based on faulty political analysis, and it reveals the deep-seated problems within the U.S. ruling class -- and Canada's -- and its projects for the world.
Columnists
Aug 17, 2010

Afghanistan, another Vietnam?

It is a military disaster, based on faulty political analysis, and it reveals the deep-seated problems within the U.S. ruling class -- and Canada's -- and its projects for the world.
Podcast
Aug 11, 2010

Zero grounds to complain: Destroying freedom to save it?

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The so-called "ground zero mosque" is neither, but that doesn't matter. What matters, to freedom loving people, is freedom of religion and right of assembly not racism disguised as caring.
Photos
Aug 10, 2010
How one Haitian school is trying to help its students and teachers.

The struggle for education in Haiti

Darren Ell
The story of how one Haitian school is trying to help its students and teachers, and what it represents for the rest of the country.
Columnists
Aug 6, 2010

Conrad Black's inner child

My stab at what got Conrad Black through a prison stretch isn't his arrogance or sense of rectitude. It's his not-so-inner child, an eternal boyishness.
News
Aug 6, 2010
The Wikileaks dossier allows us to map where thousands of deaths have occurred in the war, and the evidence points to many failures by the NATO forces and the horrible price Afghanis have paid.

The Afghan War diary data -- an initial look

Justin Podur
The Wikileaks dossier allows us to map where thousands of deaths have occurred in the war, and the evidence points to many failures by the NATO forces and the horrible price Afghanis have paid.
News
Aug 2, 2010
Cutting back on air travel is essential -- a single flight across the country wipes out the benefit of a person’s environmental good deeds for an entire year. Photo: caribb/Flickr

Up in the air, destroying the planet

Albert Koehl
Cutting back on air travel is essential -- a single flight across the country wipes out the benefit of a person's environmental good deeds for an entire year.

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