Columnists April 9
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona. (Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr)
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Surviving this pandemic will require global solidarity, discipline and compassion. Grassroots social movements aren't deferring to the Biden campaign or the Democratic party.
Columnists April 9
Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers, along with staff from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST), load 140 Oregon ventilators onto a truck for shipment to New York. (Image: Oregon National Guard/Flickr)
Linda McQuaig | In recent decades, Canada has increasingly bought into an ideology that celebrates the marketplace and denigrates government.
Blog April 9
B.C. Premier John Horgan visits an LNG site in northern B.C. in August 2019. Image: Province of British Columbia/Flickr
Robert Hackett | Today's B.C. NDP is a locked-down creature. There's not been much chance for internal debate on LNG policy, even within the caucus.
Blog April 9
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Vivian Lee | A school principal in northwestern Ontario says he is racking up an enormous phone bill as his rural community adjusts to e-learning.
Blog April 9
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Aaron Lakoff | "There are a lot of lessons that need to be learned ... and the solution needs to exist beyond national borders," says Weeam Hammoudeh, a professor and researcher in Ramallah, Palestine.
Blog April 9
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Doreen Nicoll | The Ontario government promises there will be no new evictions during the pandemic, but landlords can still make life even more uncertain and uncomfortable as tenants try to shelter in place.
News April 9
President Donald Trump listens and responds to questions from members of the press Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in the White House. Image: Andrea Hanks/The White House/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | How will COVID-19 change our world? Some are optimistic it will be for the better, but there are also darker potential scenarios.
Blog April 9
Former Alberta premier Rachel Notley, now leader of the province's NDP Opposition, at a campaign rally on March 17 last year in Edmonton (Image: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | There are worse places to be than in Opposition when the province is in crisis.
Blog April 9
Shoppers in the U.K. maintain social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image: Tim Dennell/Flickr)
Penney Kome | The economy will have to change to accommodate contagion concerns that are likely to continue for two or three years due to uneven isolation rules.
Podcast April 9
David Barth with World Accord project partners in Honduras. Image: Victoria Fenner
Victoria Fenner | David Barth of World Accord talks about his challenging trip home from Honduras with a group of volunteers. And Simon Chambers, ACT Alliance, talks about changing priorities in the time of COVID-19.
Blog April 8
Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews discussing the 2019 budget. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Kit Dobson | The COVID-19 pandemic highlights that public education is a common good, something that should be invested in for creating a better world for tomorrow.
Blog April 8
Jason Kenney during his televised address on April 7, 2020. Image: Jason Kenney/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta premier didn't sugarcoat the grim prospects his province faces in the coming weeks. But Kenney wandered into the weeds when he started defending his all-oil-all-the-time economic strategy.