The fact that the Occupy Wall Street movement has been able to sustain its occupation over time has been the ground on which this global movement has arisen.
Alice Klein is the co-founder, editor and CEO of Toronto's longest-running free alternative newsweekly, NOW Magazine and NOW Communications Inc. Her regular rabble column appears courtesy of NOW Magazine.
As we head to the polls in Ontario, the irony is that whenever lefties gather these days, someone asks whether it's the NDP or the Liberals who are the most progressive party running in this election.
Two new projects that are coming to light right now give a great glimpse of the outside-the-box approaches that are bridging the green energy industry's needs for breadth, resilience and financing.
"All my very best." That was his sign-off, and that's what Jack Layton gave to the very end. With the last of his life force, he shone a light over this whole country in that sweet, wise letter.
Rob Ford has been too busy figuring out how to cut city services to have noticed that last week in the U.K., thousands of angry kids took their power in the way they know how -- a destructive rage.
We're talking revolution in Egypt, and pessimism and optimism are duking it out. For a couple of hours, a hotel meeting room in Beirut is the forum for a handful of Egypt's human rights luminaries.
Being here in Beirut with an international phalanx of human rights leaders is just a short reprieve. Bashar Al-Mandalawy works full-tilt for the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory.
My stubborn post-election depression took me to see Thor this weekend. Okay, I admit I love superheroes. But this isn't just a guilty pleasure.
As delighted as many of us are to be sending a historic number of NDPers to Ottawa, the fact is that this election was largely a referendum on Stephen Harper's rights-defying agenda, and he won.
Who's complaining about polling now? The polls have been wild and crazy, but they're revolutionizing this election. So what's the message in the madness?