Blog December 8
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David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta premier has just added Moody's Investor Service to his growing list of public enemies, moments after it downgraded the province's credit rating for its dependence on fossil fuels.
Columnists December 6
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends the NATO summit in Brussels in 2018. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Rick Salutin | The embarrassment isn't in what Justin Trudeau said about Donald Trump, it's what he said about NATO when he spoke the next morning to clean up the mess, with his grown-up face on.
Blog December 6
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Sarah Macharia | For decades now, "very few" stories in Canadian news media have challenged gender stereotypes, according to a global monitoring project conducted every five years since 1995.
Blog December 6
Journalist Nora Loreto. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Every Canadian should read Nora Loreto's essay in the National Observer -- and every Canadian man should read it in a spirit of reflection and honest self-examination.
News December 6
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Judy Rebick | Thirty years later, remembering the killings at L'École Polytechnique and what came next.
Book Review December 6
Allison Smith | Leslie Kern's latest book, "Feminist City: A Field Guide," is an introductory text on the female urban experience.
Podcast December 6
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Ontario teachers strike for the students. And the poetry of a B.C. picket line.
News December 6
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Diana Vela Almeida | This fall, Ecuador erupted into massive protests against neoliberal economic reforms. Protesters orchestrated a unified national shutdown and spurred an international movement against neoliberalism.
Podcast December 5
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Victoria Fenner | Graeme Truelove says discrimination against Muslims is typical of how we've treated other non-white immigrant groups. An interview with the author and a reading from his book.
Podcast December 5
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Face2Face | Iranian activist Mahnaz Mohammadi discusses her feature film about how a marriage proposal leads to a single mother's choice between financial security and what's best for her family.
Columnists December 5
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Each year for the past four decades, in the short, dark days of December, people have gathered in Sweden's capital to celebrate change-makers, whistleblowers and resistance leaders.
Blog December 4
Tunney's Pasture LRT station in Ottawa. Image: Sean_Marshall/Flickr
Ed Finn | Uncontrolled global capitalism can be considered the ultimate outcome of the Peter principle, which theorizes the development of business and political incompetence.