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Gareth Kirkby | The Harper government is attacking Canadian charities that don't fit the Conservative worldview. Will these charities become victims? Nah, not a chance!
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Linda McQuaig | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.
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Ricardo Acuña | The country is at a crossroads. With out-of-control inequality and increasing consolidation of wealth and power there is a choice to make: succumb to undemocratic government or fight back.
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Amy Goodman | Almedalen is a week-long festivity of debate and dialogue about politics in Sweden. The event exemplifies the type of debate democracy demands and provokes questions about other voting systems.
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various | Happy Canada Day! If you have a moment, please take the time to reflect on Canada's state of democracy ... or lack thereof.
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Nadine MacKinnon Media | Founding rabble publisher Judy Rebick spoke on a panel The NDP and the crisis of social democracy.
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Linda McQuaig | Why is Stephen Harper's reaction to the Mohamed Fahmy verdict so lackadaisical? His government has failed one of its most basic responsibilities: defending the rights of Canadians.
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Amy Goodman | The harsh, pretrial imprisonment, the absurd trial and the sentences for the Al Jazeera journalists have generated global outrage. But, Obama's words of support differ from his government's actions.
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Hans Rollman | Surprise legislation tabled by Progressive Conservatives revokes recent improvements to labour relations in Newfoundland and Labrador by making it more difficult for workers to form a union. Why?
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Ralph Surette | Watching Harper envenom not only the politics of the day, but hammer at our deepest societal framework is to wonder what will be left of our self-respect as a nation if he wins the next election.
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Amira Elghawaby | Is our parliamentary system destined to remain broken? 'Tragedy in the Commons' aims to salvage a system that seems beyond repair and asks the question, why are Canadians so disengaged from politics?
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Linda McQuaig | It's striking that some of the leading figures pushing the Conservative government's anti-democratic agenda are unelected, Harper-appointed senators from prominent, wealthy families.