Nov 22, 2011

Harper tyranny: Tough on democracy

A prime minister like Stephen Harper, who pretends to hold a mandate from the people when his party received less than 40 per cent of the vote, diminishes 'majority rule', a basic democratic concept.
Nov 4, 2011

New Philanthropy in conservative times

Philanthropy literally means love of man, or humanity. You don't sense much of that in the New version, though there's lots of self-praise, and a sense of power through the ability to micromanage.
Oct 13, 2011
Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall greets fans at a University of Saskatchewan Huskies football game in August. Photo: Steve Hiscock for Liam Richards Photography

Saskatchewan: What happened to the NDP?

John Warnock
The conservative Saskatchewan Party is almost certain to win next month's provincial election. The NDP can hardly hope to fight back with its current approach.
Sep 29, 2011
 'Nope Ford' sign outside City Hall at the Rally for Toronto, Sept. 26th.  Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn

Rallying for respect and against the silencing of Toronto

Elizabeth Littlejohn
Agitprop resistance provoked by anger against the 'Nightmayor' of Toronto, Rob Ford, is flourishing, not least because of the severity of his attacks and the ridiculousness of his paranoid reactions.
Sep 16, 2011

On courage, social justice and policy-making

Janine Brodie
Neoliberalism cannot speak to questions of redistribution, arguably the essence of political ethics and social justice. Courage in policy-making evokes the responsibility to unsettle this imbalance.

DisOrientation 2011 : The past is a battleground

Sep 18, 2011 to Sep 23, 2011
University of Toronto Toronto , ON
43° 39' 12.6864" N, 79° 23' 2.0652" W
Ontario CA
Join the Ontario Public Interest Research Group and the University of Toronto Students' Union for a week of events that will help us reveal the most accurate version of history.


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