News May 17
Prison. Photo: Thomas Hawk/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Canada spent over $14 billion on policing in 2017. But, research shows that programs aimed at preventing crimes before they happen could save money and significantly reduce crime.
Blog May 17
Campground in Vermilion, Alberta. Photo: Provincial Archives of Alberta/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | The UCP strategy for waging the war on the war on fun is re-admitting copious amounts of booze to Alberta's provincial parks on long weekends.
News May 17
Newfoundland and Labrador's house of assembly. Photo: Shhewitt/Wikimedia
Cory Collins | The PC's leader says he isn't conceding defeat, and talked about the idea of a coalition with the NDP and two independents. "The Ball Liberal government will not survive the next year," he said.
Blog May 17
Street sign with mother and child crossing the street. Image: barnimages.com/Flickr
Svea Vikander | As the holes in our social safety net widen, societies and governments task mothers with near total responsibility for the safety and well-being of their children.
Columnists May 17
Planned Parenthood rally. Photo: American Life League/Flickr
Antonia Zerbisias, Broadsides | Women don't have equal pay. Lawmakers are trying to strip us of the right to control our bodies. And, when we do make babies, we have little access to safe and affordable child care.
Podcast May 17
Winnipeg Pride Festival 2018
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report May 17 to 24, 2019. May 17 is the International Day Against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia, a sweet & sour deal at GM's Oshawa plant, and the LabourStart report.
Podcast May 17
Heidi Berger, daughter of Holocaust survivor, is creating a new course focusing on genocide education
Victoria Fenner | Heidi Berger, daughter of a Holocaust survivor and founder of the Foundation for Genocide Education, talks about why her new genocide education program for high school students is necessary.
Blog May 16
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman hands over a plaque to the commander of the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (Photo: Julianne F. Metzger/U.S. Navy/Wikimedia Commons).
David J. Climenhaga | None of us knows whether Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is guilty of the crime with which he was charged. Pardoned by the president, Lord Black may now exit the Dominion.
News May 16
Image credit: Joshua Berson
Libby Davies | In this excerpt from her new memoir "Outside In," the former MP diagnoses what went wrong for the NDP in the 2015 election.
Columnists May 16
Pipeline Trail in Corner Brook, NL. Photo: Kbq430/Wikimedia Commons
Ole Hendrickson | Canada needs an environmental assessment regime focused on positive impacts, not one that ignores even more projects and their environmental impacts.
Blog May 15
As seen from Amzei Square. Photo: Raluca Bejan
Raluca Bejan | Transnational consumerism blends into unimaginable forms in Romania to populate the market.
Blog May 15
Counter-protest against UJA Walk for Israel, 2018. Photo credit: Raghd Hamzeh
Sheryl Nestel | A protest against Canadian apologists for Israel's occupation policies and human rights violations at the United Jewish Appeal's Walk for Israel.