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Jul 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | The rejection by Germany is a significant development because, "All 28 members of the EU have to sign the agreement for it to take effect." It is also notable that Germany is Europe's largest economy.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Jul 29 2014 | Tom Henheffer | Why is the CRA auditing charities? Is the real threat to the Harper government charities critical of, well, the Harper government? These latest censorship actions make it seem so!
Jul 29 2014 | Gary Engler | How could I explain a complicated subject in a simple enough manner that helped my granddaughter learn to think for herself?
Jul 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | After almost three weeks of bombing, the death toll in Gaza rose to more than 1,030 on Sunday. The Palestinian poet Jehan Bseiso writes, "There's more blood than water today in Gaza."
Jul 29 2014 | David Suzuki | We need a resurgence in action to care for our small blue planet, our home. The Blue Dot Tour is aimed at ensuring all Canadians have access to clean water, fresh air and healthy food.
Jul 29 2014 | Michael Stewart | In Vancouver, activists from all manner of grassroots movements have organized themselves under a socialist banner called the "Left Front," and they're aiming to change the face of municipal politics.
Photo courtesy of Occupy.com
Jul 29 2014 | Maryam Adrangi | Grassy Narrows First Nation will head to the Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto on July 31 and are calling on support to join them "in a walk for clean water and Indigenous rights."
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Jul 29 2014 | Joyce Nelson | In 2012, Harper was (loudly) musing about cutting $24 billion to deal with the deficit (that he created). But even the CRAs said the cuts weren't necessary! The pundits? They didn't say a thing.
Photo: flickr/DAVID HOLT
Jul 29 2014 | Bahija Réghaï | Is writing about Operation Protective Edge in 2014, writing about Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012, writing about Operation Cast Lead in 2008? Bahija Réghaï says yes.
Photo courtesy of Occupy.com
Jul 29 2014 | Maryam Adrangi | Grassy Narrows First Nation demands Ontario halt clear-cut logging on their land and protect the water.
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Jul 29 2014 | David Swanson | Dr. Michael Markwick discusses how insufficient clinical services funding for youth has impacted youth suicide rates. www.swansongradio.com
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Jul 29 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely the Hancock Government insiders who made this decision knew the optics were appalling. But they appear to have thought no one would notice!
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Jul 29 2014 | Stephen Kimber | The lesson in the politics of the Yarmouth ferry may not be about who's to blame but the reality there are no easy answers in a small province with too few resources and too many problems.
Photo: flickr/DAVID HOLT
Jul 28 2014 | Paul Weinberg | Is the war in Gaza really about Israel stopping a Palestinian unity government? Experts weigh in on the war in Gaza.
Photo: flickr/PJ Starr
Jul 28 2014 | Sandra Ka Hon Chu | A new study launched at the International AIDS Conference concludes that decriminalizing sex work could avert nearly one-third of new HIV infections among sex workers and their clients.
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Jul 28 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | UN monitoring body urges Canada to adopt the 90-day limit on detentions that is common among numerous other nations to minimize human rights violations.
Jul 28 2014 | Mel Watkins | The First World War was certainly a great catastrophe with great suffering. But did it really deserve its pre-Second World War moniker?
Jul 28 2014 | Alexander Ervin, Howard Woodhouse | Western universities are stewards not only of academic freedom, but of our cultural and historical patrimony. Why then, is the University of Saskatchewan secretly selling off Aboriginal art at a loss?
Jul 28 2014 | Redeye Collective | "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.
Jul 28 2014 | Redeye Collective | "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.