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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter/Screenshot
Karl Nerenberg | The prime minister acknowledged the continued scourge of racism in the U.S. and in Canada, but avoided overtly poking the U.S. beast.
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BDS activist Gilad Paz (Image: Contributed by Independent Jewish Voice Canada)
Aaron Lakoff | Gilad Paz, a 38-year-old lawyer, fled his native Israel to come to Canada in August 2016. Now that Paz has exhausted all legal avenues to remain in Canada, he faces a removal order back to Israel.
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David Suzuki | Why are Canadians subsidizing and bailing out what has been the most profitable industry in human history when those billions could do so much to put us on a healthier path?
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta has declared rodeo a culturally distinctive activity, announced plans for frivolous lawsuits so Albertans can have more guns, and proposed setting up a provincial parole board.
Podcast
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Face2Face | During the Ethiopian Revolution, almost every family lost a loved one. Tamara Dawit, director of the film "Finding Sally," talks about her quest to piece together the life of her aunt Sally.
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Nicholas Erwin-Longstaff | If a basic income were to be introduced in Canada, it is unlikely the left would be in a position to ensure its implementation would safeguard the social safety net.
Columnists
An orphan well site near Carstairs, Alberta, awaiting proper abandonment and reclamation. (Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr)
Duncan Cameron | Long-term care companies and fossil-fuel producers impose large social and environmental costs on ordinary Canadians. Governments must protect the public from these costs in the post-pandemic economy.
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Maya Bhullar | Tools for allies of the ongoing protests against police brutality.
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Protesters in Lafayette Square, Washington D.C., May 31, 2020. Image: Tracy Lee/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Aside from outside agitators and opportunists, there is also a strong possibility that police force agents-provocateur have infiltrated the U.S. anti-racism demonstrations.
Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Long-time trade unionist Derek Blackadder talks about the labour movement's use of new technologies over the decades and how that relates to today's pandemic-inspired push to move everything online.
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Lizanne Foster | In too many B.C. schools, it will not be easy to follow all the public health guidelines for a safe return to the classroom.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney during his COVID-19 speech in the legislature last week. Image: Screenshot of Alberta legislature video
David J. Climenhaga | In a speech in the legislature last week, Kenney referred half a dozen times to influenza, sometimes in ways that clearly tried to blur the distinction between the two respiratory diseases.