Columnists December 13
Mobile phone showing Uber logo. Image: Automobile Italia/Flickr
Rick Salutin | It's necessary from time to time to update the enemies list. Enemies are harder to identify when they come in casual, tech-ish garb, like Google and Uber.
Podcast December 13
Image: Muslim Workers' Network. Used by permission.
Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: A union organizer says help stop discrimination against people of faith. The UN's Declaration of Human Rights. And more.
Columnists December 13
Central East Correctional Centre at Lindsay, Ontario. Image: P199/Wikimedia Commons
Monia Mazigh | The carceral system in Canada is filled with tragic cases of racialized prisoners with mental health conditions requiring urgent care but for whom the system led to injury or death.
Blog December 12
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Jason Kenney will run for Andrew Scheer's job. You'll know this is true if all of a sudden you don't hear much more about Alberta's non-negotiable demands from Confederation.
News December 12
Andrew Scheer speaking at Alberta's United Conservative Party annual general meeting in November. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The Conservative party leader's resignation signals that in Canada, opposition to same-sex and reproductive rights is now an out-there, fringe position, well beyond the mainstream.
Columnists December 12
Khalid Awan upon returning home from being wrongfully jailed for 17 years in the U.S. Image courtesy of Matthew Behrens.
Matthew Behrens | Canadian Khalid Awan paid one of the heaviest imaginable prices for the system of racial profiling, mass arrests and indefinite detentions that targeted racialized communities after 9/11.
Columnists December 12
Climate protest march in Madrid on December 6, 2019. Image: John Englart/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | This year's United Nations climate summit heated up Wednesday as grassroots activists, youth and Indigenous leaders protested en masse outside the main plenary hall.
Blog December 12
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces the launch of a public inquiry into foreign-funded anti-Alberta energy campaigns. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The voice of Alberta's oil industry, the $30-million "energy war room," stumbled out of the starting gate yesterday after a news conference graced by Premier Jason Kenney.
Podcast December 12
Image: Haliburton Highlands Land Trust. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Sheila Ziman of the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust talks about how land trusts work, and why generous people sometimes give gifts of land to their communities for conservation.
News December 12
The corner of Russell and St. George streets in Toronto, near the former location of Praxis's office. Image: City of Toronto Archives/Flickr
Paul Weinberg | In December of 1970, the offices of anti-poverty organization Praxis Corporation were broken into and set on fire. Who was responsible?
Columnists December 11
View from Polar Bear Point in the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Image: J. H./Flickr
Ole Hendrickson | Protecting existing high-carbon ecosystems is an effective way to mitigate climate change, and Canada, with its vast expanses of intact forests and wetlands, can play a significant role.
News December 11
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in 2017. Image: Raul Mee/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | For the first time ever, NATO has acknowledged outer space as what it calls the "fifth domain" of warfare. The other warfare domains are land, air, sea and cyberspace.