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Bernadette Wagner | Try as she might, the regina mom is unable to fully concentrate on poetry while the current attack on Canadian democracy is underway.
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Redeye Collective | Martin Luther King said rioting was the language of the unheard. In his new book, Languages of the Unheard, Stephen D'Arcy argues that militant protest is essential for a healthy democracy.
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Karl Nerenberg | Pierre Poilievre's new Fair Elections Act does contain at least a few positive changes; however, it does not give power to the people who investigate abuses and it has one surprisingly large loophole.
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Jim Silver | Much critical commentary has been directed at Aboriginal students and others who disrupted a recent talk by Phil Fontaine. I think we also need to ask: who is being heard, and who is not?
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Democracy Watch | Democracy Watch calls on Ethics Commissioner to launch inquiry into former Conservative Cabinet minister Chuck Strahl’s work as Chair of SIRC since 2012, and with Enbridge and others since 2011 – beli
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Roger Annis | The military-dominated regime that seized power in July 2013 has escalated its attack on freedom and democracy, including banning the Muslim Brotherhood.
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June Chua | Travelling re-cemented Surendra's Lawoti bond to his homeland and triggered a process of examination, culminating in a series of photographs that chronicle Nepal's struggle to become a democracy.
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Duff Conacher | Independent prosecutor, and new loophole-free rules and strong enforcement system, needed
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John Miller | Many of us no longer understand what journalists do, or why. In the face of this knowledge, journalists often duck for cover. It's time they faced up to it, for the sake of democracy.
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Christopher Majka | John Greyson and Tarek Loubani's detention provides a lesson on civil rights and democracy, in Egypt and Canada; without them totalitarianism prevails. Too bad yellow journalism misses the point.
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Redeye Collective | On September 16, thousands of scientists participated in rallies, voicing their concerns about what they see as threats to science in the public interest.
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Meagan Perry, Matthew Adams | Tune in to hear about the struggle to hold up a protest sign; a community organizing against private control of waste water; a new union in Canada; and questions around international development.