Blog June 23
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Sarah Miller | After the B.C. Liberals' bizarre throne speech yesterday -- which consisted of mostly ideas stolen from the NDP platform -- let's look at a few possible explanations for this sudden change of heart.
Blog June 23
Premier Brad Wall. Image: Flickr/University of Saskatchewan
David J. Climenhaga | Wednesday was the longest day of the year, and Standard & Poor's chose the summer solstice to downgrade Saskatchewan's credit rating from AA+ to AA.
Columnists June 23
Governor General David Johnston. Image: Flickr/Nick Matthews
Rick Salutin | This goes well beyond a slip; it's a conceit with a useful history in disparaging Indigenous claims.
News June 23
Photo of Jagmeet Singh by Mitchel Raphael (via Olivia Chow/flickr)
Meagan Gillmore | NDP leadership candidates reinforced their commitment to workers and the labour movement at a debate hosted by the United Steelworkers in Toronto on Thursday night.
Blog June 23
"Marea Blanca" protest against health privatization in Spain. Photo: Adolfo Lujan/flickr
David A. McDonald | Privatization has been given ample chance to succeed and has come up short. Evidence is building that people are able to reclaim public services and usher in a new generation of public ownership.
Blog June 22
Penney Kome | Liberals release reports on four major Acts; recommendations please some, irk others.
Blog June 23
Image: Flickr/UN Women
David Climenhaga | The Trudeau government's Bill C-4, which repeals the Harper government's anti-union legislation, received Royal Assent on Monday.
News June 23
Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | Is the Trudeau government merely Harper-lite or is it a beacon of democratic, humanistic internationalism? Based on its record this past year, and at the mid point in its mandate, it is neither.
Blog June 23
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Ryan Hodnett
Yves Engler | Media commentators who complain about Russia ignore clear-cut Canadian meddling elsewhere and the history of US interference in other countries’ elections, including in Canada
Columnists June 22
Image: Flickr/www.GlynLowe.com
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As Trumpcare versus Obamacare dominates the cable news, the unreported movement for single-payer health care grows. As with all great shifts in history, when the people lead, the leaders follow.
Blog June 22
Photo: Henrickson/Wikimedia Commons
Nora Loreto | Now more than ever, journalists need to make the connection between bank profits and human misery.
Podcast June 22
George Stroumboulopoulos
Face2Face | George and Face2Face host David Peck talk about love, gratitude, celebrity and rebellion and influence, "earned fear," how you can be angry for good reasons, U2 and why poverty is so not necessary.