Blog September 17
Jason Kenney in 2013. Image: michael_swan/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jason Kenney doesn't seem to have learned much since the last time Amnesty International took him on, but he certainly hasn't forgotten anything.
Podcast September 17
Image: Wikimedia - The "Hunger March" in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, December 1932, McDermid Studio
Scott Neigh | Alvin Finkel talks about the grassroots historical work of the Alberta Labour History Institute and about his new book, 'Compassion: A Global History of Social Policy'
News September 16
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Karl Nerenberg | Scheer wants to present a reassuring and non-threatening face to voters; Singh stays on message; and May speaks her mind.
News September 16
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Alex Cosh | Although there is no single reason as to why the Greens are gaining traction on Vancouver Island specifically, some have suggested that most of the support is coming from former NDP voters.
Blog September 16
Image: screenshot/Vancouver Sun
John Miller | One unaddressed problem is that the Sun and Postmedia do not publish their journalistic standards, even though every other major news organization in Canada does.
Blog September 13
Kim Elliott | We are just $7,000 shy of our summer fundraising goal.
Blog September 13
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Philip Lee | Democracy fails when heads of state, populist politicians and unregulated corporate interests are allowed to ride roughshod over freedom of the press.
Columnists September 13
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. Image: University of the Fraser Valley/Flickr
Rick Salutin | We should consider this election a privilege. For the first time, the top issue in voters' minds is the main threat not only to Canada but to organized human life: environmental crisis.
Blog September 13
Jason Kenney, Alberta's head of government. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has only been in power for four and a half months. He still enjoys a post-election honeymoon with voters. Isn't it a little soon for him to jump the shark?
Podcast September 13
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Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder, C. Marie Ainsborough | RadioLabour Canada Report: Lab-grown meat and unions. A workers' revolution in the UK? Paid leave in B.C. And more.
Columnists September 12
Arrivals door at Boston Logan International Airport. Image: JOJOtheWhale.bronxtale/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Ismail Ajjawi, a Palestinian student who grew up in a refugee camp, had achieved something remarkable: admission to Harvard University. But on arrival, his visa was rescinded and he was deported.
Podcast September 12
James Gordon and pal working on the script. Image: James Gordon/Facebook
Victoria Fenner | Gordon, a singer-songwriter and Guelph city councillor, premiered his new climate crisis musical in Barrie last Friday. A conversation and lots of music!