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Jul 12, 2018
Image: Modified from original larger comic by Harry Grant/Public domain license

The power of concentrated wealth vs. working people

Nima Maleki
There's a particular logic of authorized power at play within most societies the world over. Wage, work and union activity are impacted by it, as shown in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Blog
Apr 23, 2018
Electoral reform rally in Guelph, 2017. Image: Ryan Hodnett/Flickr

Trudeau's broken promises

Brent Patterson
Justin Trudeau's government has broken its promises on democracy, the environment, trade, water, and health. The Council of Canadians is mobilizing for the 2019 federal election.
Blog
Jan 24, 2018
Image: OpenMedia

Your voices helped shape the new TPP

Marie Aspiazu
In a big win for the Internet, the new version of the TPP suspends many of the controversial provisions included in previous versions.
News
Sep 13, 2017
Morning mist Heart Lake, High Peaks region. Photo by Karl Nerenberg

Talking to Americans: Democracy in the Trump era

Karl Nerenberg
An Ohio father and son share a contemptuous skepticism about the current occupant of the White House. And yet, they still have faith in the fundamental fairness of U.S. democracy.
Blog
Jul 22, 2017
Image: Flickr/The Public Domain Review

CJFE condemns MP's denouncement of media as 'fake news'

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.
Blog
Aug 17, 2016
Image: Flickr/Elena Pleskevich

The political strongman is back in fashion

Am Johal
With the rise of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's popularity, Authoritarian Surveillance Democracy, where rights can be suspended at any time for any reason, is on the rise too.

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