Oct 7
People need to know how social media platforms can evoke the power of code and algorithms to shape entire populations. It's a rough battle.
Oct 6
The 12th annual Calgary Sisters in Spirit vigil drew about 500 participants to a mid-day mid-week march and demonstration downtown.
Oct 5
The inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls is long overdue and is testament to the leadership of Indigenous women and communities who have spent decades calling for an inquiry.
Oct 4
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For nearly seven years, Toronto Pig Save has been building a movement to create a non-violent vegan world and standing for animals in need and a planet in distress.
Sep 30
Image: Flickr/Peoples' Social Forum (Ben Powless)
Many Canadians continue to believe that Canada is immune to issues of water scarcity. Maude Barlow and Sarah Harmer debunk that myth.
Sep 29
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This dependence on commodities continues to shape Canada's body politic -- and for our new government, it will continue to confound attempts to heal relations with First Nations.
Sep 28
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Geologists say that humanity's impact on the Earth has been so profound that it's ushered in a whole new, deeply unstable, geological era, which they are calling the Anthropocene.
Sep 27
Image: Flickr/Gord McKenna
"Payday loans of the mining industry" are introducing a new, intense pressure on an industry already reviled for Indigenous land theft, dangerous working conditions and environmental infractions.
Sep 23
Here are six reasons why you should participate in the national security consultation about Bill C-51.
Sep 22
Hear Tom Goldtooth, Joseph Wawatie, Jacob Wawatie and Romeo Saganash speak on the need to protect the earth.
Sep 21
It is not enough to fight against first-past-the-post, we must fight for the system that we want.
Sep 20
On the weekend, two separate rallies demanded action on affordable housing in Vancouver.
Sep 19
"To me, just bringing our people together is a form of activism. Because back in the day we weren't allowed to gather together," Kat Norris.
Sep 16
No not that Canadian alt rock band, Big Sugar, the massive sugar industry!
Sep 15
Green Majority Radio discusses the tense situation with the Dakota Access Pipeline and the continuing issues with the NEB.
Sep 14
Photo: flickr/Tom Woodward
Scott Neigh speaks with Steve Stewart of the Initiative for Democratic Education in the Americas about his work.
Sep 13
The NDP leadership races continues along, and it serves as a great reminder to remember what the NDP actually stands for.
Sep 12
Photo: flickr/Kevin Gill
Listen to this film review and conversation with the filmmakers of 'River Blue.'
Sep 9
To survivors and victims: I'm sorry that McGill fails you so miserably. I have no words, there are no justifications. But please know that I've been fighting for you, for us, and they can't stop me.
Sep 8
Photo: flickr/Thomas Hawk
Scott Neigh speaks with Stefan Kipfer and Herman Rosenfeld of Free Transit Toronto, an activist network focused on a long-term vision of high quality and completely free public transit.
Sep 7
Join Green Majority Radio for an update on the Indigenous resistance to Keystone XL, green economies and the Liberals actions on both a provincial and federal level.
Sep 6
Rather than accepting half-hearted revisions of Harper's corporate-embracing policies, the Trudeau government should refuse to sign any trade deal with sweeping privileges for foreign investors.
Sep 2
This labour day let's remember that Canada needs to work towards making work safe for all workers.
Sep 1
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The court decision on the pressure cooker plot in B.C. -- and how the RCMP facilitated it -- should be required reading for everyone in this country.
Aug 31
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When Jerry Dias was elected president of Unifor in 2013 at its founding convention, he had an ambitious agenda. At its second national convention, he reflects on what's next.
Aug 29
Coulten Boushie's death has revealed the deep roots of anti-Indigenous racism in the Prairie provinces.
Aug 26
Photo credit: Giants of Africa film
Giants of Africa takes viewers to special basketball camps set up by Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri, the first and only African-born manager of an NBA team.
Aug 25
Photo: Steph Wechsler
The criminal justice and police oversight systems in Canada disproportionately criminalize communities of colour. So Black Lives Matter Toronto is saying: shut it down.
Aug 25
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The controversy around Caster Semenya's eligibility to participate in women's track at the 2016 Olympics brings to light one of society's most persistent and destructive myths.
Aug 24
Every five years the federal finance minister updates the "marching orders" that guide the Bank of Canada and its conduct of monetary policy. The time is right for some new thinking.