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Apr 12, 2010
A boy who fell down and was knocked unconscious while playing with friends lies injured in the ICU unit at Gaza's al-Shifa Hospital. Because of the siege, even routine injuries have been difficult to treat. Photo: Matthew Cassel/www.justimage.org

The injured continue to suffer in Gaza

Stefan Christoff
A boy lies unconscious in the ICU unit at Gaza's al-Shifa Hospital. Because of the siege mounted by Israel, even routine injuries have been difficult to treat in Gaza.
News
Apr 12, 2010
A boy who fell down and was knocked unconscious while playing with friends lies injured in the ICU unit at Gaza's al-Shifa Hospital. Because of the siege, even routine injuries have been difficult to treat. Photo: Matthew Cassel/www.justimage.org

The injured continue to suffer in Gaza

Stefan Christoff
Because of the 1,000-day siege implemented by Israel, thousands across Gaza live with severe injuries which cannot be treated properly.
Photos
Apr 9, 2010
A stunning documentary chronicles the efforts of American lawyers trying to take the soft drink giant to court over the killings of 10 union leaders in Columbia.

Coca-Cola doc chronicles a bitter battle

June Chua
A stunning documentary chronicles the efforts of American lawyers trying to take the soft drink giant to court over the killings of 10 union leaders in Columbia.
News
Apr 9, 2010
Suzanne Weiss speaking at a demonstration of 15,000 against Israel's assault of Gaza, 2008-2009.  Photo: Courtesy of Suzanne Weiss.

Holocaust survivor: Why I support Palestinian rights

Suzanne Weiss
Holocaust Awareness Week is an appropriate time to review our proud history as Jewish universalists, welcoming and encompassing humanity -- including and especially the Palestinians.
News
Apr 8, 2010

Free speech includes the right to protest

James Clark
The shutting down of American Neocon pundit Ann Coulter in Ottawa led to cries that she wasn't being allowed to speak. Not true. The natural allies of the Harper government don't have this problem.
Columnists
Apr 7, 2010

Tea-baggers take charge

The Obama administration says that the tea-baggers are driving the Republican agenda, and it appears to be so.
Blog
Apr 3, 2010

Left Forum 2010: Rekindling the radical imagination

Derrick O'Keefe
Noam Chomsky's closing speech painted a dark picture of political life in the United States -- with the left largely in static irrelevance while the far right is mobilizing.
Columnists
Apr 2, 2010

The obscenity of war

President Barack Obama has just returned from his first trip as commander in chief to Afghanistan.
Blog
Apr 1, 2010

Weekly Diaspora: The game plan for immigration reform

Erin Rosa
Sen. Lindsey Graham started a hubbub among comprehensive immigration reform advocates when he expressed to members of the Capitol press corps that progressive immigration legislation was "dead."
Photos
Apr 1, 2010
Not Rex commentary from Humberto: Teabag Ann

Not Rex commentary from Humberto: Teabag Ann

rabble staff
Ann Coulter can tell a Muslim student to TTC (take the camel), but George Galloway can't even get into Canada. The conservative idea of free speech... pah!
News
Apr 1, 2010
The U.S. border crossing at Point Roberts, Washington, one of the communities fighting to join Canada. Photo: Gniatroid/Wikipedia

Is Canada ready for Confederation with the 'Fab Four'?

Cathryn Atkinson
Several American enclaves in Washington state, Minnesota, and Vermont want to join this country, but the Harper government is anxious to avoid further upsetting the Obama administration.
Podcast
Mar 23, 2010

Prost! Here's to your health America

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
It isn't pretty (and doesn't cover everyone, except maybe insurance companies) but there is something to this vote that could change the political winds a bit in the U.S.

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