Blog January 9
Brian Jean and Kimberly Michelutti (Photo: Twitter).
David J. Climenhaga | The old Wildrose Party smoke-making machine was certainly working overtime for the past couple of weeks on the topic of former Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean's impending announcement.
Podcast January 9
The new film The Third Wife, sexual politics, gender bias and personal freedom.
Face2Face | Ash Mayfair and host David Peck talk about her new film "The Third Wife," sexual, historical and political context, choice and options, forced marriage and how the personal becomes universal.
Blog January 8
Image: Greenpeace Switzerland/Flickr
David Suzuki | There's little evidence that governments are treating the climate emergency as seriously as is warranted, preferring to focus on short-term economic gains and election cycles instead.
RabbleTV January 8
Screenshot from video
Humberto DaSilva | Activists from an Ottawa Gatineau Solidarity Network served notice that the anti-Indigenous, homophobic, and fascistic tendencies of the Bolsonaro regime will meet with international resistance.
Columnists January 8
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh at the Ontario Federation of Labour Convention in 2017. Photo: OFL Communications Department/Wikimedia Commons
Duncan Cameron | The Liberals are in a tight race with the Conservatives. For Trudeau to prevail and form a second consecutive majority government, the NDP must lose seats to Liberals.
Blog January 8
Troy Lanigan, former president and CEO of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, at the 2013 Manning Networking Conference in Ottawa. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Right now, it's hard to see where the right-wing Canadian Taxpayers Federation ends and SecondStreet.org, new right-wing think-tank to be launched in March, begins.
Podcast January 8
Land defence camp in Manitoba opposes the Line 3 tar sands pipeline
Scott Neigh | Geraldine McManus talks about the Spirit of the Buffalo Camp in rural Manitoba and about her opposition to the Line 3 tar sands pipeline.
Blog January 8
Gene Zwozdesky in the days he was Alberta's minister of health (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Gene Zwozdesky's character encapsulates the qualities that made the PCs so successful for so long in Alberta.
Blog January 7
Image: Rasande Tyskar/Flickr
Dennis Gruending | Tommy Douglas and others were populists who privileged the needs of ordinary people while leaders like Trump are wannabe demagogues.
Blog January 7
Krystalline Kraus | The five united clans of the Wet'suwet'en have called for a solidarity day of action against the Trudeau government and the RCMP on Tuesday, January 8. Actions are planned across the world.
Blog January 6
David Taub Bancroft | When it comes to referendums on electoral reform, perhaps the problem isn't too much voting, but too little.
Blog January 6
NDP strategist Brian Topp
David J. Climenhaga | In a lengthy social media essay published Friday, Topp outlines what the NDP must do to capture votes on both sides of the Rockies.