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Sep 11 2014 | Redeye Collective | A poll of Palestinians conducted after the recent ceasefire shows Hamas gained much support as a result of resistance to the Israeli assault. Meanwhile Netanyahu faces harsh criticism within Israel.
Stephen Hornblower, er, Harper
Sep 11 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | It is ironic that the same government that poured dollars into Prime Minister Stephen Harper's pet science project actively pursues a policy of science denial and science suppression.
Sep 11 2014 | Mehreen Shahid | What can two potatoes teach us about human rights? A lot more than you think! In these uniquely Canadian children's books, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is made accessible to kids.
Davy Jones Locker
Sep 11 2014 | Christopher Majka | The Franklin Expedition discovery reveals the Harper government is rapidly sinking. In future centuries there will, however, be no attempt to raise the political remains of the S.S. Stephen Harper.
Sep 11 2014 | Lizanne Foster | Does the word 'privatization' strike fear in your heart? That's why the B.C. Liberals are calling it 'School Choice'.
Sep 11 2014 | Marc Lee | There is no reason why B.C. cannot afford to really put families first, and invest in a first-class public education system.
Sep 11 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Currie had been reported missing from the Toronto area, last seen on Friday August 14, 2014, getting on her bicycle at Queen Street West and Bathurst Avenue.
Photo: flickr/Steven Depolo
Sep 11 2014 | Larry Kuehn | More than 30,000 B.C. teachers voted "yes" to return to classes -- if the B.C. Liberal government will agree to send to arbitration all the issues except for those related to court decisions.
Photo: flickr/ARLIS Reference
Sep 11 2014 | Glen Thompson | B.C. needs to learn from the Exxon Valdez spill and put solid legal protection and regulations in place prior to spills, especially with the pending Kinder Morgan pipeline approval.
Sep 11 2014 | Michael Stewart | Dead colonial explorers attempting to discover land already discovered by the Inuit are "discovered" by present-day explorers using methods already discovered by the Inuit.
Sep 11 2014 | Harsha Walia | Over the past 13 years, the War on Terror has been one of linguistic and legal contortions that allow the state to fortify itself with increasing policing and surveillance powers.
Photo: Paul Downey/flickr
Sep 11 2014 | Amy Goodman | Thoreau's essay on civil disobedience was one of the first modern articulations of the resistance tactic of nonviolent noncooperation. Now his words are the inspiration for climate action.
Sep 10 2014 | Lesley J. Wood | Is the militarization of police in Canada a concern? Canadian police say no. The history of Canadian police says maybe.
Sep 10 2014 | Meghan Murphy | A video of Ravens running back, Ray Rice, punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, has surfaced. Let the victim-blaming begin.
Sep 10 2014 | Scott Neigh | Hugh Lampkin talks about the work of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users in struggles for social justice and harm reduction.
Image: Tigana/flickr
Sep 10 2014 | Stephen Kimber | The scheduled 2015 federal election should not simply be another rascal-changing exercise. We need to ask those who would seek to replace Harper what they will undo to give us back our country.
Sep 10 2014 | John Bonnar | At a rally Wednesday, organizations from Canada, El Salvador and around the world confronted Canadian-Australian mining company Oceana Gold, whose subsidiary is suing El Salvador for $301 million.
Photo: Sharon Drummond/flickr
Sep 10 2014 | Eve-Lyne Couturier | The balance of power has shifted away from unions and that decline reverberates onto the working conditions of all workers. Isn't it time to return bargaining power where it belongs?
Sep 10 2014 | Redeye Collective | Activists in Nova Scotia have won a victory in the fight against hydraulic fracturing in the province. The Liberal government plans to introduce legislation in the fall to ban high-volume fracking.
Sep 10 2014 | Martha Friendly | It's probably not surprising that child-care data was one of the first casualties of the data crimes and misdemeanors that have swamped Canada's stock of valuable information.