Duncan Cameron February 2
Duncan Cameron
The sums of money being wagered on Wall Street are money to make more money, nothing more. Introducing a financial transaction tax needs to be high on the agenda of those concerned with inequality.
Rick Salutin January 29
Athlete and doctor Laurent Duvernay-Tardif displays a sense of duty rooted in community solidarity. Perhaps he could spare a few moments to gracefully fill the duties of our head of state.
Matthew Behrens January 29
Joe Biden's inauguration overlapped with a grim anniversary: the start of the Iraq war, a conveniently forgotten backdrop on a day of U.S. democratic triumphalism.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan January 28
Shutting down the Dakota Access pipeline is a vital step towards repairing the damage already done, one that U.S. President Biden can and should take, with the stroke of a pen, without delay.
Pro Bono, Michael Hackl January 28
With measures in place to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, some people feel that their rights are under attack. But individual rights, even those protected by the Charter, are not absolute.
Bill Blaikie January 27
Some historical observations about how America arrived at this terribly dangerous place in its history.
Lois Ross January 27
A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives presents important data about the loss of family farms and increasing land concentration on the Prairies.
Duncan Cameron January 26
Duncan Cameron
Shared power multilaterally offers Canada a better opportunity to deal with the challenges to human existence we face together instead of backing the U.S. in a cold war with China.
Rick Salutin January 22
There was much media rhapsodizing about a post-inaugural unity between three U.S. ex-presidents from opposing parties. The trouble is, there's never been a lack of unity among U.S. elites.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan January 21
U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris leapt into action after taking the oath of office. All this was made possible by the mass movements that brought these politicians to power.
Duncan Cameron January 19
Duncan Cameron
A spectre of fascism looms over Joe Biden's inauguration because neither the Democrats nor the Republicans have been willing or able to address the serious injustices that prevail in U.S. society.
Rick Salutin January 15
Doug Ford and his government have given up on doing anything to deal with COVID-19, and are waiting for the vaccines to enact what the government won't.
Monia Mazigh January 15
Monia Mazigh
Anti-terrorism legislation is a politically motivated tool that governments use at the expense of vulnerable groups. Can it be used to address violence by white supremacists?
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan January 14
The violent white-supremacist insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 put some ugly truths in stark relief.
Linda McQuaig January 14
The greatest danger in long-term care may be posed by the emergence of "financialized" enterprises that focus relentlessly on cost-cutting to drive ever-higher profit margins.
Rick Salutin January 8
The storming of the U.S. Capitol was, for shock and symbolic value, a homegrown version of 9/11. Except it was U.S. terrorists directed by their president, defecating on their own national symbols.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan January 7
With Trump and Confederate flags waving, violent insurrectionists rampaged through the halls of Capitol Hill in Washington.
Linda McQuaig December 18
Six years after industry announced a phase-out of factory farms, millions of pigs in Canada continue to spend their lives locked in narrow cages -- because the ban doesn't come into effect until 2024.
Brian Iler December 18
Brian Iler
An apparently hugely successful charity and social enterprise empire, WE Charity found itself vilified in the media, resulting in the loss of donors and the eventual closing of its Canadian operation.
Lois Ross December 15
The NFUniversity is working to educate, build awareness and encourage alliances with those who understand the importance of food production, but do not necessarily farm.
Rick Salutin December 11
A global pandemic isn't the best circumstance for invoking libertarian individualism and the all-purpose value of the private sector.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan December 10
A people's vaccine would prioritize global public health over the profits of pharmaceutical corporations, serving as a model for combating pandemics we face now and in the future.
Monia Mazigh December 10
Monia Mazigh
Last month, Quebec's Court of Appeal reduced Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonette's life sentence without parole from 40 years to 25 years.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan December 3
Trump would be the first president in U.S. history to pardon himself. Meanwhile, the 54 people on U.S. federal death row can expect no such mercy from the lame-duck president.
Matthew Behrens November 30
Helen Naslund is paying a steep price for our collective failure to protect her from male violence.
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono November 27
While wills are important to dividing up the fortunes of the rich, they are just as important for regular people who don't own property or have big bank accounts.
Lois Ross November 26
"The reality is that most Canadians do not know much about food issues -- they do not understand issues of farm to plate," says Mark Gregory, founder of Farmwork to Feed Canada.
June Chua November 25
"The Donut King" tells the rags-to-riches-to-rags story of Ted Ngoy, blended with the tragedy of the Cambodian civil war, and glazed by the fascinating rise of doughnut shops in America.
Linda McQuaig November 20
Contrary to business mythology, the private sector doesn't always do things better. Rather, it always does things to make a profit.
Rick Salutin November 20
Like former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Ontario Premier Doug Ford attacks the so-called "nanny state" while embodying it in word and action.

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