Columnists
Newly elected Congressmember Cori Bush with Congressmember Rashida Tlaib. Image: Cori Bush/Twitter
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | With intense focus on the presidential election, the electoral successes of progressive congressional candidates has been overlooked.
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Brent Patterson | Boeing says buying its fighter jets would create employment in Canada, but even a cursory analysis shows a Green New Deal would create more jobs.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook​
Linda McQuaig | If the NDP could push Justin Trudeau to embrace a Canadian Green New Deal, it could be an inspiring counterpoint to calls for austerity from Bay Street and Conservatives.
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A Lockheed Martin F-35 jet on display in Germany in 2018. Image: Lutz Blohm/Flickr
Brent Patterson | Global spending on arms could decline due a drop in the price of oil, pandemic related debt and the imperative of a Green New Deal. How does Canada's plan to buy fighter jets by 2022 fit into this?
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Penney Kome | With grim economic prospects forecast as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, campaigns have launched to rebuild the economy differently.
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Trans Mountain pipeline construction continues despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Image: Kanahus Manuel/Twitter
Brent Patterson | The World Health Organization says that climate change increases the risk of contagious diseases, yet this pandemic is seeing increased state subsidies for oil and gas.
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Brent Patterson | In a shocking decision, the organizers of CANSEC say they still intend to convene a trade show in Ottawa that could bring together 12,000 people from 55 countries.
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Jim Stanford | If we do a good job educating, organizing and mobilizing around a more hopeful and democratic agenda, then ambitious alternatives can become politically inevitable.
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Duncan Cameron | Environmentalists want net-zero emissions to be more than another Liberal talking point.
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Judy Rebick | Solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en is the result of both the organizing of Indigenous peoples and young environmentalists who understand the links between Indigenous sovereignty and saving the planet.
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Brent Patterson | The CANSEC arms fair in Ottawa will be a key moment to mobilize against the Trudeau government's planned multi-billion dollar purchase of fighter jets.
Book Review
San Francisco youth climate strike, March 2019. Image: Marti Johnson/Wikimedia Commons
Sophia Reuss | "A Planet to Win" argues that the activist left must popularize a new moral and political calculus, one aimed at building a world where all people can live a good life.