News September 20
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter/Screenshot
Philip S. S. Howard | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for wearing blackface when he was a teacher and a student. Individualizing blackface incidents overlooks the larger problem of anti-Black racism.
Columnists September 20
Graeme Gibson. Image: veesees/Flickr
Rick Salutin | A friend of many decades, and founder of organizations for Canadian writers and artists, writer Graeme Gibson, died Wednesday at the age of 85.
Blog September 20
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on the campaign trail in 2015. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | So what will Canadians decide about Justin Trudeau's blackface scandal? Nobody really knows at this instant.
Podcast September 20
Greenland ice sheet. Image: Wikipedia/Christine Zenino
Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour Canada Report: Unions support young people in their global climate strikes because it will be their world that suffers.
Podcast September 20
Image Copyright: Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Studio Hamburg and Gabriel Polsky. Used with permission.
Face2Face | Steven Warshaw and Gabe Polsky talk to Face2Face host David Peck talk about their new film "Red Penguins," hockey, nationalism, the Cold War, optimism and hope, and capitalism run amok.
Blog September 20
rabble staff | We strike because anything less than all out system change means jeopardizing the future of our planet.
News September 19
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion at the 2019 CBTU Legislative Conference. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | Long before 2001, most of us knew that imitating other cultures or ethnicities was not acceptable. Why didn't the young Justin Trudeau not know as much many years later?
Columnists September 19
San Francisco Youth Climate Strike - March 15, 2019. Image: Intothewoods7/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Climate activist Greta Thunberg has sparked a global movement with her "school strike for the climate." The final two Fridays of this month are expected to be some of the largest global protests ever.
Blog September 19
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Ecojustice to Kenney's inquiry: stop acting like a kangaroo court that has already decided the outcome of its deliberations or prepare to be stopped in the real courts.
Podcast September 19
Image: Climate Action Toronto, May 3 2019. Payton Mitchell. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Tomorrow is the first day of Climate Strike Canada. We hear from youth from across the country about what's happening and their hopes and frustrations about solving the climate crisis.
News September 19
An oil pipeline in Alaska. Image: Gillphoto/Wikimedia Commons
Diane Pinch | Activist and advocacy groups have been sounding the alarm on fossil fuels for generations, so what can be learned from the campaigns of the past?
Blog September 19
People wait outside Schoenfeld Theater in midtown Manhattan to see Come From Away. Image: Ajay Suresh/Wikimedia Commons
Ed Finn | The Broadway musical "Come from Away" has sublimely exposed non-Newfoundlanders to the province's uniquely hospitable and heartwarming culture.