Don't look for dramatic change to Alberta labour laws in revisions NDP will likely introduce this weekDavid J. Climenhaga | Labour law changes expected in legislation in Alberta are not likely to be as bold as those planned by Ontario's Liberal government.
|Blog May 20 John Miller | The National Newspaper Awards have a diversity problem, and it's worse than you think.|
|Blog May 18 Shenaz Kermalli | Amidst an electoral system that screens candidates, disqualifies leading reformists, and a supreme leader who sits on top with the final say -- a form of democracy and dissent does exist in Iran.|
|Blog May 19 Erin Weir | Why is Wall making noise about an equalization formula that does not affect transfers to Saskatchewan while keeping quiet about a transit funding formula that massively short-changes our province?|
Alberta PCs, Wildrosers agree to call new entity United Conservative Party, without ever speaking the initials aloudDavid J. Climenhaga | The You See Pee may enter the 2019 Alberta election favoured by political odds makers, but they are as capable of blowing their lead to smithereens as the PCs were in 2015.
|Columnists May 19 Rick Salutin | 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.|
|Columnists May 18 Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | What if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes: killing civilians in drone strikes, forcing refugees to suffer or die, or driving the planet into climate change?|
|Podcast May 18 Face2Face | Lawrence Scanlan and Face2Face host David Peck talk about sharing the wealth, listening compassionately, generosity and social justice of various kinds.|
|Podcast May 18 Victoria Fenner | Dr. Danielle Martin talks about her book "Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All" at Progress Summit 2017.|
|Blog May 18 Pamela Palmater | Given that its terms focus on the "vulnerabilities" of Indigenous women and girls as opposed to failures of governments and service agencies -- the inquiry risks missing the whole point.|
|Blog May 18 David J. Climenhaga | Unlike 1972 when we all thought the world might end the same way because Nixon was mining Haiphong Harbour, at least this time there’s someone around who might be able to talk the president out of it.|
|Book Review May 18 Jooneed Khan | With his just-released book, Washington's Long War on Syria, Stephen Gowans blows away the twisted layers of disinformation and war propaganda around Syria, and exposes a great 21st-century tragedy.|