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Jul 24 2015 | Megan Devlin | UN says Canada needs to end indefinite detention of migrants and ensure those from "safe countries" have access to hearings.
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Jul 24 2015 | Monia Mazigh | What factor is common to Canada, Sweden and Denmark? The snow, perhaps? The social programs? How about rendition to torture?
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Jul 23 2015 | Amy Goodman | On July 20, history was made in Washington, D.C., and in Havana, Cuba. As the Cuban national anthem was played, the island nation's flag was raised over its embassy in Washington, D.C.
Jul 23 2015 | Linda Leon | Adopting a German-style MMPR electoral system, along with Germany's safeguards against fascism, could serve Canadians very well indeed.
Andrew Cuomo
Jul 23 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If they can pay a living wage in the "capital of capitalism" -- which will certainly survive the shock -- surely our local businesses can do the right thing.
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Jul 23 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | Confirmation that federal government finances have fallen back into deficit raises more questions about Harper's image, now more myth than reality, as a sound economic manager.
Jul 23 2015 | The Zapatista Army for National Liberation | As the Canadian federal election approaches, Archives of Resistance presents extracts from the EZLN’s contributions to the international seminar “Critical Thought vs. the Capitalist Hydra.”
Jul 23 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The election is almost here and rabble is nearly ready to #WIN2015. But time is of the essence. Karl Nerenberg shares his story about what makes rabble so important.
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Jul 23 2015 | Mahli Brindamour, Ryan Meili | Over 13,000 Northern Saskatchewan residents have been forced to leave their homes due to forest fires. The cause of those fires? Many experts are pointing to climate change as the likely culprit.
Jul 23 2015 | Yutaka Dirks | Why do people migrate and what is it like when they do? This question frames 'Meet Me In Venice' by Suzanne Ma as we follow the journey of a young girl from Qingtian, China.
Jul 23 2015 | | worked with 125,000 Canadians to shape a positive crowdsourced plan to repeal Bill C-51 and restore our privacy rights. Learn more at
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Jul 23 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | Government austerity is an oxymoron. The responsibility of governments is to engage with what is happening in the external world and act as initiators of change.
Oxfam International presents "Fossil of the Year" award to Stephen Harper in 200
Jul 22 2015 | Dru Oja Jay, Yves Engler | Elections can be a unique opportunity to bring up issues and assert some "radical" influence.
Douglas Goss
Jul 22 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Outgoing U of A board chair stirred storm of controversy hours before Alberta election by calling NDP "amateurs" and urging Albertans to support Conservatives.
Jul 22 2015 | Scott Neigh | Kyle Buott talks about a recent gathering in Halifax of anti-austerity and anti-capitalist organizations from across Canada.
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Jul 22 2015 | Helena Towle | Two recent events in Ontario schools underscore the public's limited understanding of disability and impairment in Ontario's education system in general and autism in particular.
Jul 22 2015 | Jerry Dias | Only recently Prime Minister Stephen Harper boasted that Canada's economy was "the envy of the entire world." That claim was always overstated. Now it is downright ludicrous.
Jul 22 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Currently, more than enough food is produced to feed everyone in the world. We need a more equitable society.
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Jul 22 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Our prime minister does not appreciate those who disagree with him and has used his considerable power to gag those who express dissenting views.
Jul 22 2015 | David Bush, Doug Nesbitt | The left, unions, and social movements should keep pushing their agenda even if the NDP is elected. An electoral party should serve the people and movements that elect it, not the other way around.