The cultural appropriation debate broke new ground this week, for me anyway. I confess I was among those who always saw it as essentially a matter of free speech: the right to write what one chose.
Canadian mainstream media
There is much to be desired in the mainstream media's coverage of climate change, especially since the fact that global warming operates on an extremely delayed timescale keeps getting overlooked.
Chelsea Vowel provides a few excellent resources outside the mainstream media on the RCMP's raid on a peaceful blockade by members of the Elsipogtog Mi'kmaq First Nations.
Two opposing stories emerged on the NDP's position on the free trade deal with Europe. One signals the NDP's support towards the trade deal, the other, their misrepresentation in mainstream media.
I keep hearing people ask about the Globe and Mail. Their questions are like: What's with the Globe? Who does it think it is? What's it trying to be?
Journalists for Human Rights
jhr Middle East correspondent Jillian Kestler-D'Amours reports from Jerusalem about Israel's occupation of Palestine and recounts her story about working in the region.