Podcast July 25
Image: Heather White. Used with permission.
David Peck | In 'Complicit', Heather White exposes the ongoing abuses of workers' right in Chinese megafactories. She talks with host David Peck about activist Yi Yeting and the only ones who can force change.
News July 26
Singh at 2017 Pride Parade in Toronto. Photo: ideas_dept/flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Jagmeet Singh entered the NDP leadership race months after the four other candidates, yet there is polling and anecdotal evidence that he already has higher, and more positive, name recognition.
Blog July 25
David Bush | Recent proclamations that a $15 minimum wage will leave the Ontario economy in shambles are nothing new.
Blog July 24
Neon "Wage Hike or Strike" sign above traffic. Image: Flickr/Joe Brusky
Lynne Fernandez | The living wage is one of the most powerful tools available to address this troubling state of poverty amid plenty in Manitoba. It ensures that families who are working hard get what they deserve.
Blog July 23
Yves Engler | In a recent CFIA decision on wines produced in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, free trade trumps Canadian law.
Blog July 24
Breanna Ho | Students from the University of Alberta were one of many groups that mobilized on Khadr's behalf over five years ago.
Blog July 24
Wildrose leader Brian Jean
David J. Climenhaga | With numbers voting and the vote breakdown much the same, it almost seemed as if the same people were voting in both parties -- which, come to think of it, they may have been.
Blog July 23
Marianne Daly
Doreen Nicoll | Marianne Daly's one-woman show about a Catholic family's secrets is one of many wonderful shows at the annual festival.
Blog July 22
David J Climenhaga | After today, conservative leaders will have to persuade suspicious Wildrose members that technical problems, not a conspiracy, caused the party's PIN problems.
Blog July 22
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Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | CJFE condemns Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Member of Parliament (MP) Cheryl Gallant's use of the terms "fake news," "elite-stream media" and "media-splaining" to denounce Canadian media.
Columnists July 22
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Rick Salutin | The arc of history is long, as Dr. King said, even if it bends toward freedom. But the circle of history, which returns to where it began, can look pretty extensive too.
Blog July 21
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Penney Kome | Financing a country mainly through one industry has several problems, including economic instability. Divestors challenge the petrostate's financial and political power.