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|Blog - The Views Expressed May 7 Ken Stone | Trudeau cannot ignore the damage he is doing to the efforts to fight the novel coronavirus in 20 of the world's poorest countries by maintaining sanctions.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 7 David J. Climenhaga | Kenney has an approval rating of 44 per cent, and a disapproval rating of 48 per cent, the only premier in a recent poll with a higher disapproval rating than approval rating.|
|Blog - The Views Expressed May 7 Fiona Whittington-Walsh | Everyone has the right to live in a community setting receiving whatever levels of support they might need. After 150 years, it is time to end the institutional model.|
|Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice May 7 Tina S. Beier | Some hospitals have denied support persons during labour for any patient suspected of having COVID-19, and home births have been suspended in Nova Scotia.|
|Blog - The Views Expressed May 6 Abdul Nakua | Faith communities should focus on promoting inclusion, sharing wisdom, and building robust coalitions and cross-sectorial collaborations that address the inadequacies of the economy.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Maybe it's time for Ottawa to use its power to close those meat-packing plants until their owners fix their COVID-19 messDavid J. Climenhaga | Ottawa has the power if it chooses to use it. It has regulatory jurisdiction over any meat-packing plant that sells meat outside its province of origin.
|Blog - The Views Expressed May 5 Adam R. Houston | The Access to Drugs in Exceptional Circumstances pathway allows a jurisdiction to temporarily import a drug or vaccine not approved by Health Canada, but approved in the U.S., the E.U. or Switzerland.|
|Blog - David Suzuki May 5 David Suzuki | Whether it's conservation or rewilding, we know that when we give nature a chance, it bounces back. Because we're part of nature and rely on everything it provides, that's to our benefit.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 5 David J. Climenhaga | When health-care professionals have been able to call the shots, Albertans seem to have mostly fared OK. But where Conservative politicians have been involved, the results are disastrous.|
Blog - The Views Expressed
The Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame should revoke the honour it bestowed upon Fox News personality John RobertsMatthew Hays | Fox News has been accused of toxifying public discourse for many years, and now faces a lawsuit for spreading misinformation about COVID-19. Roberts lends a false veneer of credibility to the network.
|Blog - Brent Patterson May 4 Brent Patterson | While the Trudeau government's ban on military-grade weapons in Canada is needed, it should extend to this country's increasing arms export industry as well.|
|Blog - KAIROS Witness May 4 Chrystal Désilets, Gabriela Jiménez, Beth Lorimer | The grave threat posed by COVID-19 across the American hemisphere, especially to Indigenous peoples, is exacerbated by extractivism.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Alberta's statement on Ottawa's gun ban illustrates how little the rule of law really matters to ConservativesDavid J. Climenhaga | Since neither low oil prices nor COVID-19 are going away any time soon, at least Ottawa's ban on assault-style firearms gives Alberta Premier Jason Kenney something to talk about.
|Blog - Raluca Bejan May 4 Raluca Bejan | Either migrant workers should have access to permanent residency so they can benefit from the same rights as the resident population, or the TFW program should be scrapped altogether.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 1 rabble staff | Thank you to everyone who participated in the challenge from the comfort of your own kitchens.|
|Blog - The Views Expressed May 1 Khadijah Kanji | From the slow anguish of asthma to the fast fury of flood, from Canada to Congo, eco-grief is a centuries-long condition of existence for those without the privilege of proximity to "grievability."|
|Blog - The Views Expressed May 1 Jim Harding | During this pandemic, the planet is getting a deserved rest. But once lockdowns are lifted, we must restore biodiversity, reduce emissions and shift from an economy that promotes endless growth.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog May 1 Phillip Dwight Morgan | On May Day we celebrate the achievements and struggles of the labour movement; a movement for which rabble.ca has held a longstanding and deep-rooted commitment and solidarity.|
|Blog - On The Other Hand May 1 Penney Kome | With grim economic prospects forecast as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, campaigns have launched to rebuild the economy differently.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary May 1 David J. Climenhaga | The pandemic has taught us some powerful lessons about the usual way we do business. Is business as usual where we really want to go?|
|Blog - The Views Expressed April 30 Neela Hassan | It's time for Canada's COVID-19 response plan to include asylum seekers. Nothing should excuse governments from their legal and moral obligations to protect those who are forced to flee their homes.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Should we welcome Michelle Rempel Garner home with a festive serving of Oklahoma's official state meal?David J. Climenhaga | Canadian Conservatives care deeply and profoundly about where politicians live, or even what passport they might be inclined to use -- until they don't.
|Blog - The Views Expressed April 29 Naomi Lightman, Ted McCoy | When labour is feminized, it is structurally undervalued and even delegitimized. The COVID-19 crisis further exposes the ways that this process puts workers in harm's way.|
|Blog - The Views Expressed April 28 Heather Stewart | Many international students are financially vulnerable. The federal government should be willing to support international graduate students who were encouraged to come to Canada to study.|
|Blog - David Suzuki April 28 David Suzuki | Supporting workers in hard-hit occupations is necessary, but spending billions to prop up polluting industries that are no longer profitable and aren't likely to be soon is counterproductive.|
|Blog - Cathy Crowe's blog April 28 Cathy Crowe | Homeless people across the country remain at risk in the pandemic, necessitating legal action by Toronto advocates.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Are cracks appearing in the United Conservative Party over Health Minister Tyler Shandro's fight with Alberta's doctors?David J. Climenhaga | A post harshly critical of Health Minister Tyler Shandro has appeared on a blog used as a platform by "fair deal" panel member Donna Kennedy-Glans.
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 27 David J. Climenhaga | The former Alberta finance minister did get one thing right in his Calgary Herald article: If Alberta is to survive its current bust it's going to need a sales tax.|
|Blog - The Views Expressed April 24 Khadijah Kanji | Hoarding and price gouging are foundational to a capitalist system, one governed by the logic that the limitless capacity to accumulate is the impetus for human innovation and productive activity.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 24 David J. Climenhaga | No matter what Premier Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party may wish, this story is not going to go away.|