Ending Canada’s shameful practice of indefinite detention
Migrant prisoners in Canada have been beaten back into their cells, imprisoned for “preventive” reasons, reallocated to prevent political organising, and lied to by prison authorities in an ongoing and historic migrant prisoner strike.
Canada’s profitability puzzle
What explains Canada’s current economic conjecture? Economist and activist Michal Rozworski takes a look at the data and makes some compelling arguments.
Beyond Stop Harper
In September, the Media Co-op’s round table began a series of interviews with 12 movement voices, collectively articulating answers to difficult questions in Canada today. All are encouraged to post their responses to each contribution as the discussion unfolds.
A Twelve-Step Program for a Post-Colonial Future
Twelve-step programs are renowned for their ability to bring communities of sufferers of addictions and compulsive disorders together in a climate of support and respect to create personal change for a healthier life. Green and Burton propose that Canadians adopt a twelve-step program for a post-colonial future.
Why Tories Are So Afraid of What Deloitte’s Runia Might Testify
With all the reporting on the Senate scandal you might think there’s not much more to be discovered. But reading the actual documents the RCMP turned up in its Mike Duffy investigation is definitely worth the effort.
Inequality grows as CEOs blackmail the rest of us
After the US, Canada has the second highest CEO-to-worker pay ratio. Yves Engler argues politicians should legislate a maximum pay differential between the best and worst paid workers in all companies.
The real story about Canada’s role in Haiti
On February 28, 2014 tens of thousands are likely to hit the streets across Haiti to once again express their rejection of the U.S./France/Canada coup. Is any major news agency in this country prepared to mark the occasion by telling Canadians what their government has done over the past decade to undermine Haitian sovereignty and democracy?
Listen to Chomsky’s Montréal discussion period
Listen to the discussion period from Noam Chomsky’s Montréal lecture in Oct. 2013, a discussion that touches upon the reality of growing police repression in Montréal under the municipal law P-6 that bans free protest, to a clear denunciation of the pending Quebec secularist charter.
The NDP’s Harper-like Foreign Policy
Is the NDP the solution or part of the problem for those us who promote a Canadian foreign policy that favours ordinary people around the world?
From Ontario to Oaxaca: How to kick a mining company out of your community
While geographically distant, these two communities have come through their respective struggles having learned some similar lessons about the mining industry, the governments that support it, and the steps that can be taken to reclaim power and defend their homes.
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