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Podcast
Jul 18, 2018
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Workers go on the offensive in South Korea

Asia Pacific Currents
Even though the workers' movement in South Korea was central in bringing down the corrupt Park Geun-hye government, the offensive against workers, the wages and conditions, have not let up.
Blog
Jul 17, 2018

We can't hide from global warming's consequences

David Suzuki
Over the past few months, heat records have broken worldwide. Despite the calamity unfolding before our eyes, many people and organizations still cast doubt on climate science and scientists.
Photos
Jul 10, 2018
Donald Trump speaks to crowd. Photo: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr

America first, America's trade fiasco

Duncan Cameron
By defending the U.S. domestic market against foreign exports -- including those from American-owned companies operating abroad -- Donald Trump has resurrected the Fortress America idea.
Columnists
Jul 3, 2018
Dollars in a piggy bank. Photo: OTA Photos/Flickr

Donald Trump and the U.S. piggy bank

World commercial expansion is dependent on payments made in the U.S. dollar, a currency that all nations -- except the U.S. -- have to earn through export surpluses, or go into debt.
Blog
Jun 29, 2018

Canada sends military force to Mali

Gerry Caplan
We rich white countries sure are generous when it comes to handouts for our Black kin in Africa. Except when we rip them off, of course, which is the real story of Canada and the West in Africa.
Blog
Jun 27, 2018
Janelle Monae performs at the 2012 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, June 23, 2012. Photo: Brian Goldschmied. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Open letter to the Ottawa Jazz Festival

Concerned Residents of Ottawa
Amy Kishek
Geneviève Nevin
Trevor Purvis
Bill Skidmore
An open letter to the Ottawa Jazz Festival regarding its partnership with the State of Israel.
Podcast
Jun 27, 2018
Filipino workers protesting

Workers in the Philippines continue to fight

Asia Pacific Currents
While weakened in comparison to its heyday, the Filipino working class is continuing the fight to organize and improve the living conditions of all workers.

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