Feb 28, 2012

Québec students strike over tuition hikes

Eric Martin
There are more than 65,000 students on strike in Québec. Students are walking out of classrooms to reverse the 75 per cent raise in tuition over five years announced in the last provincial budget.
Feb 20, 2012

The myth of American resilience

James Laxer
The truth about America is that it is anything but flexible and resilient and faces a range of obstacles that portend decline rather than a creative re-birth that will re-establish its supremacy.
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Student strike against tuition fees hike

This is it! Student unions that are taking part in CLASSE (Coalition large de l'ASSÉ—an ad hoc coalition built around the ASSÉ group of student unions but extending beyond the actual members of ASSÉ) have now reached the floor that had been determined for the unlimited general strike to take effect. As of the writing of this post, 18 student unions on 5 campuses representing around 20 210 students have obtained unlimited general strike mandates.

Feb 3, 2012

David Suzuki on the benefits of science literacy

David Suzuki
Many people don't understand how science works -- its limitations as well as its benefits. This has led to confusion over issues that could have a profound effect on society.


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