Blog November 5
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Brent Patterson | The tech-savvy right-wing populist group is marshalling its resources for the October 2019 election. Are progressive social movements prepared to challenge them?
Blog November 5
David J. Climenhaga | There have been enough examples of offensive attitudes about race, religion, gender and science among would-be UCP candidates since last spring to field a soccer team.
News November 5
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Karl Nerenberg | Canadians will be keeping a close eye on the results of the November 6 elections south of the border as we will have to deal with the consequences of the choices Americans make.
Blog November 3
David J. Climenhaga | The real question of last night's debate between Steve Bannon and David Frum was summarized nicely by the Beaverton: "Which is better, hate crimes or war crimes?"
Columnists November 2
Rick Salutin | I think it's largely arbitrary whether you choose to be amazed that people don't learn solidarity from viole catastrophes or that they do.
Blog November 2
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Richard Sharpe | Members of the black community need to be included in the process of assessing how minority students are treated by the school board.
Blog November 2
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Doreen Nicoll | Water is a human right and should not be treated as a commodity. Tell Ontario Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks to extend the moratorium on new permits to take groundwater for bottling.
News November 1
House of Commons
Karl Nerenberg | Earlier this week, the prime minister called a by-election, but has not set dates for votes in three other vacant ridings, including where NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is a declared candidate.
Blog November 1
A farm in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Photo by PZFUN via Wikimedia Commons.
Brent Patterson | Anti-fascists in Ottawa plan a counter-protest to challenge a white supremacist group holding "vigil" for South African farmers.
Podcast November 1
Nandita Das
Face2Face | Nandita Das and David Peck talk about the film "Manto" and themes of dignity and context, subversive push back, normalized equality, convictions, and having a social conscience.
Podcast November 1
David Mivasair campaigning in New York State
Victoria Fenner | David Mivasair is a dual citizen campaigning in the U.S. ahead of Tuesday's midterms. Joe Jencks is a singer-songwriter from the Chicago area. They talk and sing about taking their country back.
News November 1
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Karl Nerenberg | Former governor general David Johnston will head new commission that will oversee one debate in each official language.