April 22
Judy Rebick | Some demonstrators fought police. Others didn't. It made little difference. When people sang and held up peace signs, riot police approached from two sides, trapping the group. After only one warning
April 21
Alan O'Connor | The police were still doing their little baby steps forward. Many of the protesters had been at other demonstrations, and were not intimidated. Every now and again, there was a determined chant: "Who
April 21
Judy Rebick | Outside the Summit of the Americas, police and protesters clash.
April 21
Maude Barlow | It's the morning of April 21, 2001. Tens of thousands of protesters come together in Quebec City. They are going to march in a massive demonstration against the Summit of the Americas. Maude Barlow o
April 21
Judy Rebick | Most media attention is on the perimeter breach, and it was an impressive action. First a few, then more, climbed up the chain-link fence and, in a rocking action, pushed it down. By my watch it took
April 20
Judy Rebick | Representatives of the Canadian Labour Congress and the Canadian Auto Workers agree to participate in direct action today. Quebec City will see the first-ever labour affinity groups. This marks a pow
April 20
Judy MacDonald | Even if you aren't in Quebec City, there are still ways to be on the ground. Don't want mainstream news? Try these folks for some alternative spins.
April 19
Min Sook Lee | The workers at Sing Tao Daily unionized a year ago. They are now on strike. Easter weekend, picket-line supporter Winnie Ng was arrested. Here's more about the newspaper, the publisher and the issues
April 18
Contributor | News, info, resources, pix and talk to help inform you about the Quebec City Summit of the Americas, the issues and protest activities surrounding it.
April 18
From the newsroom of the BBC World Service | Russian deputies have adopted a controversial law that allows Russia to import and store nuclear waste from other countries.
April 18
Nick Fillmore | More than two years after a brutal invasion, the rebels of Sierra Leone have been pushed back to the north and east. But throughout the country, fear - and poverty - remains ever present.
April 18
Audra Estrones Williams | New Democratic clubs at Dalhousie and Saint Mary's universities recently renamed themselves The New Party Youth Movement. This month, provincial delegates will decide if they also want to adopt this
April 18
Reuters News Agency | The world's mightiest drug companies are reportedly on the verge of dropping their court battle against a South African law allowing imports of cheap copies of their patented anti-AIDS drugs.
April 17
Adam Easton | Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez has backed China in its dispute with the United States over the collision of the US spy plane with a Chinese fighter jet.
April 17
Robert Fulford | Has this ancient journal, once a source of national influence, finally died? Or is it, as some believe, merely hibernating?
April 16
Margaret Dinsdale | Two Canadian companies have designed homes that can be adapted from would be affordable to low- and modest-income people. The problem is, all of these homes are being sold outside of Canada.
April 16
Robin Clewley | The Gloria Steinems of today are using the Internet as their virtual picket signs.
April 16
Toni Locy | Problems between police and the communities they are assigned to protect have long been simmering in many cities. What is different, analysts say, is that such conflicts are being thrust into the nat
January 4
Kate Swoger | By conventional standards, Jaggi Singh isn't successful. He hasn't won any awards. He's poorer than he's ever been. He doesn't have an alphabet of letters after his name. But Singh doesn't use those
in their own words
Keith Gottschalk | In a land awash in pain, fear and cynicism, last night an upstart first term Senator from Illinois showed an Americastill weary from eight years of George W. Bush that dreams still do come true.
in their own words
Roz Allen | When does the Halloween switch get thrown for little girls? When does it becometime to put away the demure Dora the Explorer and instead opt for the overtOfficer Pat U Down?
in their own words
Sunera Thobani | There will no doubt be much celebration in the U.S. and around the world for an Obama victory on November 4. But if this victory is to be meaningful, Obama will need to mobilize the American populat
arts/media
June Chua | Tears are streaming down Tracey Deer's face. The filmmaker is recounting the 1990 Oka crisis in which members of the Mohawk community of Kanesatake took a stand in the band's land dispute against the
rabble news
Myles Estey | Amidst growing documentation of global warming and its dangers, a simple method of carbon sequestration has been quietly demonstrating potential to play an integral role in the fight against climate
rabble news
Marjorie Griffin Cohen and Seth Klein | Despite years of economic growth, B.C. has the highest poverty rates in the country (by any measure used). Thirteen percent of the population is living in poverty, and for five years running B.C. ha
in their own words
Larry Gordon | Another federal election. Another train wreck for democracy. We have seen it all before. The only question is whether we learned anything new this time. As Albert Einstein said, âeoeInsanity is
arts/media
Gina Whitfield | The 27th annual Vancouver International Film Festival wrapped earlier this month. Hereâe(TM)s a compilation of reviews that focus on some of the films that had both substance and hype in this ye
politics
Duncan Cameron | The main operating assumption of the neoliberal era is now everywhere in question.
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Ben Powless | <em>Globe and Mail</em> columnist Margaret Wente provided an apology and justification for Olympic Committee member Dick Pound's assertions that "Canada was a country of savages" a few hundred years

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