Blog July 15
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Announcements that don't contain much news are absolutely a staple of democratic politics, and Conservatives are masters of the art form.
Blog July 14
Buried machinery in barn lot in Dallas, South Dakota, United States during the Dust Bowl. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Doreen Nicoll | "The Promised Land" is a moving and timely show that takes audiences on a journey across America through novelist John Steinbeck's personal and artistic musings.
Blog July 14
John McCallum in 2013. Photo: John McCallum/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | John McCallum deserves credit for telling the truth and looking out for Canadians in peril. For this he's excoriated by Conservatives and tossed under the bus by the Liberals.
News July 12
Locked out janitorial staff. Photo: Zaid Noorsumar
Zaid Noorsumar | Employer demands concessions from low-wage workers. Their last contract expired on March 31.
Columnists July 12
Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath. Photo: Ontario NDP/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Forget the past. What youth are most serious about is the present, in which they're starting to drown. Urgency may be the socialism of today.
Podcast July 12
NAFTA 2.0
Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report July 12 to 19, 2019. The proposed replacement for NAFTA is not good enough. U.S. labour also opposes NAFTA 2.0. The LabourStart Report. And more.
Columnists July 12
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer flips pancakes at 2019 Cenovus Family Day Breakfast. Photo: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Antonia Zerbisias, Broadsides | How fitting that a wrecking crew of conservatives met at the Calgary Stampede where they sported cowboy hats and jeans, flipped pancakes for the cameras and fumed about the federal carbon tax.
Columnists July 11
Alex Morgan & Megan Rapinoe. Photo: Jamie Smed/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. women's soccer players now have a global platform to highlight the struggle for women's pay equality and justice.
Podcast July 11
Image: Yahaya Baruwa. Photo: Victoria Fenner
Victoria Fenner | Two conversations -- Yahaya Baruwa, a Nigerian-Canadian writer who writes about living in two worlds; and Dave Kattenburg talks about do's and don'ts when travelling internationally as a journalist.
Blog July 11
Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Maya Bhullar | To help you fight back and organize this summer, the Activist Toolkit has pulled together links to accounts and fact checks for some of the Ford government's cuts.
Blog July 11
Child and computer. Photo: Nevit Dilmen/Wikimedia Commons
Martha Friendly | This blog outlines the major faults with an online early childhood education program targeting low-income families and illustrates how it is solely about saving money, neglecting the care of children.
Columnists July 11
Murray Rankin speaks at 2013 NDP convention in Montreal. Photo: Foreen/Wikimedia Commons
Bill Blaikie | A reference to the NDP having removed "socialism" from the preamble to its constitution at the 2013 NDP convention has had surprising longevity -- given that it is not true.