Columnists
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Matthew Behrens | Instead of an external review, a full public inquiry into the crimes of CSIS designed by those who have suffered from the agency's practices is a more fitting approach.
Columnists
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Matthew Behrens | Later this week, human rights groups and individuals will mark the June 26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture with an online writing and call-in event.
News
Police at a protest against the Kinder Morgan pipeline in Burnaby in 2014. Image: Mark Klotz/Flickr
Pamela Palmater | The oft-repeated mantra of "we are not a racist country" provides comfort to many Canadians that racism and white supremacy are uniquely American problems, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Blog
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Robin Tress | From Kenney's war room to CSIS and the RCMP monitoring Indigenous activists and sharing knowledge with oil giants, democratic institutions have been captured by the fossil fuel industry.
Blog
Marie Aspiazu | On February 8th, our Executive Director, Laura Tribe, testified before the Parliamentary committee reviewing Bill C-59, delivering thousands of voices and raising Canadians’ top privacy concerns.
Columnists
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Matthew Behrens | Canadian torture survivor Omar Khadr has been forced to surf the wild wave of Canadian racism and white fragility that marks so much of the gloating Canada 150 party.
Podcast
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Redeye Collective | The Investigatory Power Bill in Britain legalizes a range of tools for hacking and snooping unmatched anywhere in Europe. Once the bill becomes law, the pressure will be on Canada to harmonize.
Blog
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Gerry Caplan | Torture is both immoral and useless as a tool to fight terrorism. It outrages Canadians. How can our governments condone it for even one more day?
Blog
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Kevin Metcalf | Students have both the most to lose from Bill C-51 -- and the greatest role to play in defeating it.
Blog
Abigail Curlew | National security surveillance in Canada is an absolute mess. Bill C-51 is just the most recent manifestation of its problematic elements.
Blog
Victoria Henry | Our own Victoria Henry argues that Canadians deserve better than Bill C-51 -- we deserve our privacy back.
Blog
Toronto during the 2010 G20 Summit
Abigail Curlew | It is clear that our national security apparatus equates political opposition to resource extraction and settler-colonial expansion with extremist views that threaten public safety and security.