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Jun 9 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Last week, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives published a report to determine how much it takes for someone in Halifax to be "Working for a Living, Not Living to Work."
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Jun 9 2015 | Ajamu Nangwaya | We need to embrace an organizing approach to fight carding and end the general brutality of the cops against the Black community. Here are 11 elements that can be used.
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Jun 9 2015 | Armine Yalnizyan | The line between truth and truthiness in economic statistics is getting easier to miss. That's a problem because it helps evidence-based decision-making become decision-based evidence-making.
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Jun 9 2015 | Duncan Cameron | A giant in the history of post-war Quebec, Jacques Parizeau had a number of prominent careers -- as economist, public servant and politician.
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Jun 9 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | The increasingly progressive nature of the International Monetary Fund's analysis represents a definite step forward in the worldwide trend toward rethinking economics.
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Jun 9 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | To abolish the Senate a Prime Minister Mulcair would need constitutional consent of all provinces. And politically, First Nations would also have to be on side. It's a tall order, but not impossible.
Photograph of students from Fort Albany Residential School reading in class
Jun 9 2015 | Samantha Nock | I am proud of Metis survivors who told their stories and reached out through the Truth Commission process. But I feel for myself, for my family, for our communities, we are not healed.
Jun 8 2015 | Jiselle Hanna, Sam | Interview with Myles Quero from the KMU about the fire at the Kentex footwear factory where 72 workers were murdered.
Jun 8 2015 | Jiselle Hanna, Sam | Sabariah Yusri speaks about the struggle for Indigenous rights in Malaysia, at the welcome dinner for the ASEAN People's Summit.
Jun 8 2015 | Jiselle Hanna, Sam | Interview with Sarinah Sherin from Solidaritas in Indonesia, about organizing conditions in Indonesia.
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Jun 8 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Some of Alberta's NDP-free lobbying firms are starting to take measures to try to fix that unexpectedly serious deficiency.
Jun 8 2015 | Caitlyn Vernon | One year ago, the federal decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline was met with a groundswell of support for the First Nation legal challenges that seek to overturn that decision.
t. St. Paul's Indian Industrial School, Middlechurch, Manitoba, 1901
Jun 8 2015 | Gerry Caplan | After the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report, Canadians must finally come to grips with the fact that we are not the caring, sharing people we once smugly believed we were.
Jun 8 2015 | Paul Weinberg | Power outages kill Gazan hospital patients. Canadian doctors have a plan to help: solar.
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Jun 8 2015 | Larry Wark, Retiree Matters | In the 1980s, the Canadian Auto Workers made their first attempt to organize Michelin workers in Nova Scotia. Larry Wark looks back at long days and nights travelling rural roads.
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Jun 8 2015 | Naomi Klein | A coalition of groups is coming together in Toronto on July 5 for a march for jobs, justice, and climate action. What you're seeing are the first steps towards a new kind of climate movement.
Truth and Reconciliation Commissioners
Jun 7 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has reported and it challenges Canadian churches who were part of the problem to be in solidarity with Indigenous peoples.
Jun 7 2015 | Katherine Davenport | The one-woman show 'Murder in the W.A.C.' is a funny, tragic tale of lesbians purged from the U.S. Army after the Second World War.
Jun 7 2015 | Redeye Collective | Multidisciplinary artist Rehab Nazzal has taken a series of pictures of the Dead Sea from Jordan and from the occupied West Bank. In the photographs from the West Bank, we see no water at all.
Jun 7 2015 | Redeye Collective | A recent report by the International Labour Organization finds that the changing nature of employment is contributing to inequality worldwide. Steven Tobin is senior economist with the ILO.