With Rob Ford dealing with the crack crisis, Vito argues that he's the greatest mayor Toronto has ever seen -- and gives Ford some advice on how to stay on top.
An Espresso With Vito stars Canadian Comedy Award winner Marco Timpano as Vito Cazzolungo, an outlandish, outspoken character who dishes sardonic wisdom between sips from his espresso cup. In his bathrobe. In a park.
The opposition to the reality TV show 'Border Security' continues to grow, in the wake of raids against construction sites in Vancouver earlier this year recorded by television crews. Migrant justice advocates like No One Is Illegal, and a wide range of allies including many cultural workers from film and television, continue to campaign for the program's cancellation.
From Al Jazeera English: Turkey sees second day of unrest as outcry against local Istanbul project unlocks anger against Erdogan's government.
Our parliamentary reporter Karl Nerenberg described Tuesday's session in the House of Commons as a 'Question Period for the ages.' You can read his full account here.
This is a video of the one-on-one exchanges between Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair and Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein spoke recently in Athens, in her first visit to Europe since the economic crisis hit.
Best-of-the-Net video: On May 6 CAIA protested outside the venue where Morgan Freeman accepted an award from Canadian Friends of Hebrew University, ignoring the cultural and academic boycott of Israel launched by Palestinian civil society in 2005. Radio host Jian Ghomeshi was emcee of the event.
Today's Best-of-the-Net video features Canadian music star Dan Mangan, joining the growing chorus of voices opposed to the tar sands pipeline and tanker plans of Enbridge and Kinder Morgan. This video was produced by Tanker Free BC.
The proposed tar sands pipelines have emerged as major issues in the B.C. election. For more coverage of the B.C. campaign, visit our special elections page here.
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An interview with Phyllis Bennis broadcast on The Real News Network. The humanitarian disaster in Syria is mostly ignored as external powers vie for position to control outcome of civil war.
Workers at the New Era Windows Cooperative are celebrating the grand opening of their new unionized, worker-owned and operated business. Almost a year to the day after their window factory closed, a group of former workers have launched their own window business without bosses. They successfully raised money to buy the factory collectively and run it democratically. In 2008, some of the workers were involved in a famous six-day sit-in after Republic Windows and Doors gave workers just three days' notice before closing the factory. The sit-in drew national attention and union workers reached a settlement where they each received $6,000 each. About 65 workers occupied the factory after their jobs came under threat again in 2012.