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Sep 4, 2008

Death in the City

Krystalline Kraus
The dead cannot speak, they cannot rage, fight injustice. This task is left for the living. And activists in Toronto have picked up that torch.
Sep 2, 2008

Cultural exhibit a call to conscience on Sri Lanka

Amy Packwood
Late last month, I went to âeoeCall of the Conscience,âe a one-night awareness-raising exhibit organized by the International Forum for Peace and Justice in Sri Lanka (IFPJSL). About 300 p
Sep 2, 2008

Amy Goodman arrested at RNC in St. Paul

Democracy Now!
<em>Democracy Now!</em> host Amy Goodman was unlawfully arrested in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota at approximately 5 p.m. local time. Police violently manhandled Goodman, yanking her arm, as they arre
Sep 1, 2008

Target Iran: How Ottawa supports war threats

Yves Engler
Canada&#226;e(TM)s aggression against Iran isn&#226;e(TM)t widely known. For example, did you know that over the past year or so Canadian naval vessels have been regularly patrolling Iran&#226;e(TM)s
Aug 28, 2008

How will Harper compete with the Obama show?

Pam Kapoor
Canadians are as ready for a referendum on their ruling party as Americans are. The general mood &#226;e" at least the electoral one &#226;e" can best be described as sour.
Aug 27, 2008

'Streets to Homes' drives out Toronto's poor

John Clarke
There is a glaring contradiction between the "Streets to Homes" initiativeas it is presented by its boosters and the misery that plays out in the lives of its "success stories." In reality, it serves
Aug 26, 2008

Subtlety does not become War, Inc.

Maha Zimmo
Co-written by Mark Leyner, Jeremy Pikser and John Cusack, <em>War, Inc.</em> is a political satire, Western love story and dynastic drama rolled into one.
Aug 25, 2008

Private security helps criminalize poverty

Am Johal
Laura Track, a lawyer with the Pivot Legal Society, has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal regarding the proliferation of private security.


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