car culture

Sep 29, 2015

Volkswagen scandal is a sorry sign of the times

David Suzuki
It’s outrageous that a car manufacturer like Volkswagen would stoop to devious practices to get around laws designed to benefit all people, but in our car-driven culture, it’s not entirely surprising.
Sep 1, 2015
Image: Pixabay/kelseyannvere

Privatize public lands to reclaim the city from cars

Yves Engler
Counterintuitive as it is, especially to those of left-wing persuasion, generally the less public space in a neighbourhood, the more pleasant it is. And the less of a toll it puts on the planet.
Aug 10, 2015
Image: Flickr/Mark Hill

Linda McQuaig states a fact, everyone freaks out

Michael Laxer
If we continue to fiddle with political fantasies while the planet burns, who was right about the tar sands will become very clear soon enough. We can only hope that at that point it is not too late.
Apr 15, 2014

Is it time for a real war on cars?

David Suzuki
When you factor in pollution-related illness and mortality, cars are a leading cause of death and injury. They're also a major contributor to climate change. Is it time to apply the brakes?


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