Jooneed Khan November 28
Jooneed Khan
Bolivian leader Evo Morales' decision to resign under the pressure of the army and the police is significant in the context of growing resistance from the progressive peoples of South America.
Edward Hyland, Pro Bono November 28
Registered charities in Canada find themselves increasingly drawn to find ways of operating through partnerships and networks, but there are legal impediments they face in doing their work.
Lois Ross November 27
A century of ever-increasing farm size and land concentration is now leading us into a new era of speculation on farmland.
Rick Salutin November 22
Anti-Semitism doesn't go away but it waxes, wanes, and transforms. That's its power. It's a version of racism but with particular features, always capable of surprises.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 21
In addition to mourning those who have been killed, trans activists and allies have organized Trans Awareness Week to precede the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Linda McQuaig November 21
Among Doug Ford's extensive cutbacks -- aimed at reducing the deficit without tapping the corporate elite for more tax revenues -- are a dizzying array of cuts to our public health-care system.
Matthew Behrens November 21
The last three weeks of 58-year-old single mother and abuse survivor Michele M's life were spent on the run from a multi-generational history of male violence against women and children.
June Chua November 20
A 1967 conversation about "Black" as a concept, a medium, and a sociopolitical form of expression is the jumping-off point for the Bodies Borders Fields public symposium in Toronto.
Duncan Cameron November 19
Duncan Cameron
On three big issues that any government faces, the Trudeau government was weak: it neglected official languages questions; misplayed Canada-U.S. relations; and bungled federal-provincial relations.
Rick Salutin November 15
Don Cherry wasn't always "Don Cherry." Long before Coach's Corner, Cherry was just a coach for the Boston Bruins.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 14
As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, and the Democratic party even more so, the presidential nomination process remains heavily weighted by two states that are among the whitest in the nation.
Bill Blaikie November 14
Should Alberta independence gain significant acceptance, Albertans would have to satisfy the conditions set out for separation that grew out of a demand by the Reform Party for a so-called plan B.
Duncan Cameron November 12
Duncan Cameron
In electing Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party, Albertans have given themselves a fake populist government, one that is working on behalf of powerful oil interests rather than the people.
Rick Salutin November 8
The Trump impeachment frenzy in the U.S. among Democrats, especially by party heavies like Nancy Pelosi, makes zero sense on its face.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 7
The climate crisis imperils the planet. The U.S. president's climate denial is unconscionable and should be added to the articles of impeachment against him.
Duncan Cameron November 5
Duncan Cameron
Justin Trudeau returns to Parliament as head of a minority government, missing the 13 voting members needed on the government side to secure passage of spending measures and legislation.
Rick Salutin November 1
Part of sports' appeal is that in it, merit is more or less rewarded, far more than in areas like business, health, or politics. But merit doesn't rule, and when you win, chance plays a part.
Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update November 1
The verdict of the election is here. So what is going to happen to the future of digital policy in Canada?
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 31
Puerto Rico. Hong Kong. Ecuador. Haiti. Lebanon. Iraq. And now, Chile. People are rising up around the world against austerity and corruption, defying police forces unleashed to suppress them.
Claudia Pedrero, Pro Bono October 31
In 2020, Ontario will increase the value of claims that can be brought before the province's small claims court. The intent is to make it "faster, easier, and more affordable to settle claims."
Duncan Cameron October 29
Duncan Cameron
In election 2019, the Conservatives ran a campaign mimicking U.S. Republicans: presenting themselves to voters as a low-tax, anti-government party, comfortable with a social conservative agenda.
Rick Salutin October 25
An impressive consensus, about 65 per cent, on basics like climate, was spread across at least four parties, determined to throttle each other.
Lois Ross October 25
With a minority government in place, there may be an opportunity to push for expanding the climate change debate to include the impact that industrial agriculture is having on our environment.
Linda McQuaig October 24
Claiming that Albertans feel "betrayed" and "unwelcome in our own country," Jason Kenney has clearly hit the sweet spot of Alberta politics: raging against Ottawa.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 24
Twenty-five years ago, the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA, was signed into law in the U.S. In April, the bill was sent to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it has been awaiting action.
Ole Hendrickson October 24
Ole Hendrickson
A well-designed national recreational trails program would address the needs of a much wider range of users than a single trans-Canada route.
June Chua October 23
In Project MARIA, Lesia Maruschak constructs a visual memory of the horrors of the 1932-1933 famine in Soviet Ukraine through two books, installations, a film, textile sculptures and lectures.
Duncan Cameron October 22
Duncan Cameron
After a short and difficult election campaign, the Liberals won 157 seats, 27 fewer than in the 2015 election but enough to form a minority government.
Rick Salutin October 18
Two-thirds of Canadians agree broadly on a "progressive" agenda, but consensus is spread across multiple parties -- and due to our electoral system, the remaining 30 per cent can acquire power anyway.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 17
The time for surprise over Trump's demonization of the press is long past. He is fuelling hatred and encouraging violence, and needs to be held accountable.