Sep 19
Saturday June 26, 2010 Toronto: Get Off the Fence Rally. Photo: David Coombs/Flickr
The court system had decided twice that Hundert should remain free.
Sep 18
Five hundred Sears Canada warehouse employees remain on the picket lines.
Five hundred Sears Canada warehouse employees remain on the picket lines.
Sep 17
Taxpayers have no voice.
Taxpayers have no voice.
Sep 15
'I look up at a net hanging above the souk. It’s full of garbage and other debris. The Jewish settlers, who number about 500, have built homes above the market street. I am told the net is to protect the Palestinians below.' Photo: Rachel Marcuse.
My conclusions after spending 20 days exploring and questioning in Israel and the West Bank.
Sep 14
Photo: Kevin Edmonds.
Abuses against banana growers are rife as western multi-nationals squeeze all the goodness and money out of Canada's love affair with that delectable fruit.
Sep 13
The tar sands action during the visit of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, on Sept. 9. Photo: Ben Powless
Impacts and resistance to the tar sands megaproject in Alberta are broad and increasingly well known -- and are spreading like wildfire around the globe.
Sep 10
Duo Lakes, the Peel Watershed, Yukon. Photo: Shannon Thompson
Yukon First Nations mobilize to protect traditional territories in the Peel River Watershed in the northeast of the province, and gain attention from around the world.
Sep 9
A candlelight vigil in Union Square, New York, September 2001. Photo: September Mourning/Flickr
The ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States should serve as a moment to reflect on tolerance, says Amy Goodman.
Sep 8
The Toronto Vegetarian Association held its first support local farm sanctuaries 'trot-a-thon' fundraiser.
Sep 7
Reclining Woman on Leopard Skin by Otto Dix (1927). Part of Rouge Cabaret: Love, Death, the Terrifying and Beautiful World of Otto Dix at Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts.
An exhibition of Otto Dix paintings in Montreal inspires comparisons between the condemnation of 'Degenerate Art' by Hitler and the attitude to art in the war-loving neo-con times in which we live.
Sep 6
Condominiums in downtown Vancouver. Photo: Gord McKenna/Flickr
Just as white flight was rooted in xenophobia and racism, gentrification relies on displacement and neglect of marginalized people. At the heart of both is the suppression of alternative narratives.
Sep 2
The long and the short -- census, guns and more. Photo: publik16/Flickr
A summer of longing for a return to reason.
Sep 1
'A little girl puts on my hat and sunglasses. She doesn't speak English, but as always with kids, it doesn't really matter.' Photo: Rachel Marcuse
We enter another world, crossing the border into the West Bank.
Aug 31
House for sale in Newfoundland. Photo: Emily Urquhart
Families who lived in rural Newfoundland for generations left after the collapse of traditional industry, and wealthy outsiders are moving in.
Aug 30
Indie Inside: Jasper Sloan Yip
The first time the Vancouver singer-songwriter performed, he built a stage in his backyard and sang until the police arrived.
Aug 27
Humberto DaSilva chews on the future of food and inaction by Canadian regulators.
Food and inaction by Canadian regulators.
Aug 26
Representatives of Enbridge received formal notice from Wet'suweten hereditary chiefs that the company was trespassing on Wet'suwet'en lands. Photo: Pat Moss
Representatives of Enbridge received formal notice from Wet'suweten hereditary chiefs that the company was trespassing on Wet'suwet'en lands.
Aug 25
Playing chess at a 'leftie' bar in Haifa, Israel. Photo: Rachel Marcuse
Coming out of the 'Birthright haze' to try to begin to engage with the 'pluralism' that exists in Israel and Palestine.
Aug 24
Aug. 9, 2010: People wade through flooded streets in Charsadda, Pakistan. Photo: U.K. Department of International  Development/Flickr
The massive floods in Pakistan that affect 20 million people are far from a random 'natural disaster.' Rather, they are a predictable result of human negligence and strife.
Aug 23
Haitians in Cité Soleil queue for food after the earthquake, in January 2010. Photo: The United Nations
It's simply extraordinary to see how corporate power continues to profit at every turn in Haiti.
Aug 20
A 2006 memorial march to commemorate Black July in 1983 -- where the Sri Lankan government and Sinhalese ethnic nationalists massacred thousands of Tamils in Sri Lanka. Photo: Noaman Ali/Flickr.
Vic Toews is wrong.
Aug 19
Honey Dejarlais and Clayton Thomas-Muller lead 100 people in a 13-kilometre healing walk around the tar sands on Aug. 14. Photo: Velcrow Ripper/Fierce Light Films www.evolvelovelive.com.
Organized and led by Indigenous people and open to everyone.
Aug 18
Environmental activists in Las Crucitas protest against the open-pit Canadian gold mining project. Photo provided by: Centro Humboldt
A contentious open-pit gold mine is upsetting locals along the Nicaraguan-Costa Rican border, but the Canadian company behind it could get millions if the contract is cancelled.
Aug 17
Canadian mortar crew at Tarnak Farms outside Kandahar Air Field in 2006. Photo:  lohan1025/Flickr
It is a military disaster, based on faulty political analysis, and it reveals the deep-seated problems within the U.S. ruling class -- and Canada's -- and its projects for the world.
Aug 16
The MV Sun Sea (right) and the impromptu refugee processing centre set up to received 490 Tamils. As seen from across the harbour on the shore of the Esquimalt First Nation after the ship’s arrival on Aug. 13, 2010. Photo: Wongo888/Flickr
Our best strategy is to follow our humanitarian principles and due process.
Aug 13
Not Rex Murphy: No more stimulus, unless you are in the police or military.
No more stimulus, unless you are in the police or military.
Aug 12
Photo: The World Economic Forum/Flickr
After having his way with Canadians and our political system for four-plus years, cracks have begun to appear in the P.M.'s carefully constructed tower of power.
Aug 11
Civil disobedience is centre stage now as the closure of the federal prison farm program, 100 years after it was established, is going ahead.  Arrests in Kingston, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. Photo: Margaret Hughes
Civil disobedience is centre stage now as the closure of the federal prison farm program is going ahead.
Aug 10
How one Haitian school is trying to help its students and teachers.
The story of how one Haitian school is trying to help its students and teachers, and what it represents for the rest of the country.
Aug 9
Not Rex: The good, the bad and the worst at the G20
It was tough to tell the 'good' from the 'bad' at the G20. Worse still has been the media's lack of response.

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