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Research assistants at Simon Fraser University are unionizing!
Research assistants at Simon Fraser University are unionizing! A research assistant at SFU is someone who works under a professor...more)
Cherry picking white nationalism
It says a lot about a country that the firing of a hockey commentator dominates the news for days, and...more)
U N Report: Indigenous housing conditions "abhorrent"
A UN report presented October 18 by Leilani Farha, the special rapporteur on housing, outlines that Indigenous peoples live in...more)
“Potentially making large areas of Earth uninhabitable "

11,000 scientists declare a climate emergency after 40 years of climate agreements have failed.

More than 11,000 scientists have signed a declaration stating, “that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency”. Their intention is...more)
Green jobs mean environmental justice
Recently I attended a memorial for Chief Simon Forbister of Grassy Narrows at the Steelworkers hall in Toronto. He recently...more)
Dumping Trump: Impeachment watch
October 31: Bribing the jury The US House of Representatives voted 236 to 196 to proceed with public impeachment hearings...more)
Heeeeeee's Back: Ford comes out of hiding
Doug Ford is back after 5 months in hiding
Ford is coming back to the Ontario legislature with a conciliatory tone. He shut down Queen’s Park and went into...more)
Climate emergency: California’s Dark
Many of the world’s great cities – great in both the subjective and objective senses – are dying from climate...more)
Kenney’s austerity budget slams most vulnerable
In his first UCP budget, gave massive tax cuts to the oil and gas industry, promising to cut the tax...more)
Sports Report: An impeach of a World Series
The World Series contest between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals, that virtually no one anywhere outside those cities cares...more)
Film review: Parasite (2019) - Crazy Class-conscious Asians
Who is this film for? Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite opens with a movie screen-like window where the impoverished Kim...more)
"Selling our future for their comfort and profit"
Fridays for the Future rally in Vancouver
Thousands rally for their future.
Thousands filled the streets of downtown Vancouver today to protest government inaction on climate change. Greta Thunberg addressed the crowd...more)
Back to politics on the street - post election analysis
NOw that the election mess is over we can all go back to building a better world
The 2019 federal election will leave a sour taste in the mouths of most party faithful - regardless of the...more)
Solidarity with Catalonia
The solidarity rally in Toronto for Catalonia was one of dozens held around the world after a Spanish court took...more)
Green results wither
Green Party candidates did well across the maritime provinces, winning a seat in New Brunswick. Other Green candidates ran strong...more)
People’s Party: down but unfortunately not out
Many people are celebrating the defeat of Maxime Bernier in his own riding of Beauce. He had held the seat...more)
Why the Bloc Quebecois?
The wild card that determined the outcome of the election is the resurgence of the Bloc Quebecois. In Quebec, there...more)
Trudeau’s Shakespearean demise: tragedy or comedy?
For ’tis the sport to have the engineer Hoist with his own petard. And ’t shall go hard, But I...more)
"You are fighting for all workers"
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh supports striking hotel workers
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh joined hotel workers picket line in Vancouver
NDP leader Jagmeet Signh was greeted like a rock star this weekend when he visited the picket lines of Unite...more)
A vote for Singh and the NDP is a blow against bigotry
The 2019 federal election has been defined by two issues: climate change and racism. Climate activists know the two issues...more)
No to war! No to Turkish state’s military operation in Northern Syria (Rojava)!
Peace in Turkey, peace in Northern Syria, peace in Kurdistan!
The consensus between the Trump government in the US and the AKP-MHP alliance - the alliance between the ruling Justice...more)
Lack of ideas, not violence, pulls the Joker down
A stellar performance goes to waste in a reactionary film.
Todd Phillip’s new film Joker is about the birth of the iconic Batman villain whom we have seen in several...more)
Election 2019: Vote NDP, fight for the planet
Editorial: Vote NDP, but fighting to save the planet is the true test of democracy
The massive turnout across Canada for the Student Strike for the Planet has put two things in sharp perspective.. First,...more)
Climate strikes and beyond - How we win
The global student climate strikes, along with Extinction Rebellion (XR) mass civil disobedience have had a huge impact. The clear...more)
500,000 march in Montreal: Quebec and Climate Justice
Why is Quebec ahead on climate change?
Last March, Montréal had the largest turnout in the world on the international day of protest that became the precursor...more)

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