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  • Magazine

    Daniel Ortega and the Interoceanic Grand Canal

    A planned megaproject that would dwarf the Panama Canal and split Nicaragua in two reveals much about both the Ortega regime and global capitalism today.

  • Magazine

    The Struggle for Access to Abortion Today

    Abortion is a safe, legal, and common medical procedure, but in the Maritimes and in northern and rural communities across Canada, there are major barriers to access.

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    Drug War Capitalism

    Anyone seeking to understand capitalism’s evolving capacity to consolidate and extend its power must come to terms with the drug war.

  • Blog

    Standing up for Medicare: An interview with Harry Leslie Smith

    Harry Leslie Smith lived through the Great Depression and WWII and he’s touring across Canada asking people to stand up for socialized medicine.

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    Beyond Holding Your Nose

    What a politician is willing to do is never as important as what we can do together when we organize.

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    Regulatory Snarls for Small-scale Farmers

    Consumers and foodies are clamouring for ethical local foods, but some farmers are in a pickle just trying to get their goods to market.

  • Blog

    A note to Alberta’s grassroots about NDP governments

    Alberta’s grassroots must carve out critical distance from the NDP.

  • Blog

    Election Day in Alberta – and Beyond

    Electoral politics and grassroots movement building are often at odds; significant change in Alberta will hinge on independent organizing.

  • Magazine

    Harperism: Think Tanks, Media, and the Conventional Wisdom

    On Canada’s neoliberal nexus of think tanks, media, and government.

  • Blog

    Stolen Sisters, Sex Workers, and Conservative Saviours

    The Conservative government’s rhetoric on missing and murdered Indigenous women and sex workers creates victims in order to silence women.

  • Blog

    What is to be done about the Ontario NDP?

    Evaluating the provincial election and what’s next for Ontario’s left.

  • Magazine

    The Peoples’ Social Forum

    What is the historic gathering of activists and organizers meant to achieve?

  • Blog

    The scandal of immigration detention

    The injustice of immigration detention is a national disgrace.

  • Blog

    Obama visits the Philippines

    America the good; America the imperialist

  • Magazine

    The neoliberal education mash-up

    What do open plan schools, standardized testing, and public-private partnerships have in common?

  • Magazine

    Decolonizing the emergency

    Amid the crisis of violence against Indigenous women in Canada,13 Blackfoot women in southern Alberta participate in a unique project to decolonize women’s emergency shelters.

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    Art and the ones missing

    In China and in Canada, artists are finding powerful new ways to commemorate the victims of ongoing government policies and inaction, to honour the dead and the missing, and to call for accountability.

  • Magazine

    A short introduction to the Two Row Wampum

    The return to a 400-year-old treaty relationship.

  • Blog

    A Canadian with no country

    Deepan Budlakoti’s situation points to an ominous future for citizenship and basic rights in Canada.

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    The politics of precarity

    The Urban Worker Strategy proposes a sweeping suite of overdue federal policies that respond to the plight of temps, freelancers, interns, part-timers and other flexworkers who flit from gig to gig, shift to shift, contract to contract, with no guarantee of income or future work, let alone access to benefits or pensions.