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Greenpeace

Fear not, friends, battle-hardened activists north of the 49th picked up some valuable lessons from fighting our press-hating, government-scientist-muzzling former prime minister more

Feb 13, 2017 11:05 AM Ecoholic 5 Comments

Political power remains in the hands of those who have an easier time voting – older, white, educated Canadians with money more

Dec 12, 2016 11:35 AM News 4 Comments

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Tanja-Tiziana

"Racism works because white privilege is real, and if I was a white man, why the fuck would I want to give it up?" more

Jan 27, 2016 7:52 PM Music 18 Comments

This year is already just a little bit better than 2015 in that we need no longer seriously concern ourselves with these people more

Jan 6, 2016 4:56 PM News

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The Harper Conservatives sent our military to fight wars we could not win more

Nov 11, 2015 5:54 PM News 6 Comments

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Jason Ransom

Despite the mess made of Canada's armed forces, the Conservatives have maintained a near impregnable image as unquestioning supporters of the military more

Oct 28, 2015 6:43 PM News 18 Comments

More concerning to Albertan progressives than a high Conservative seat count, is the drop in federal NDP support to 6 per cent below 2011 levels more

Oct 27, 2015 11:06 AM News

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Zach Ruiter

Stephen Harper and the Ford Brothers have apparently reached a point where they need each other. more

Oct 19, 2015 3:13 PM News 1 Comments

No need to worry, we are told, because “You’re richer than you think.” But for most young people economic malaise is all we have known all our adult life. more

Oct 19, 2015 8:00 AM News

Despite my desire to believe that contemporary Canadian politics is more nuanced than a make-believe galaxy far away, I find myself falling back on Star Wars metaphors when discussing the election with my 10-year-old more

Oct 18, 2015 8:00 AM News 2 Comments

If the Cons win a minority - perish the thought - Canadians better pray the current Harper-appointed governor general, David Johnston, will do his duty and allow opposition parties to form a new government more

Oct 14, 2015 6:35 PM News

What's it like being a long shot candidate? The Green party's Daniel Stein discovers on his first foray into federal politics that fear of Harper is like a pox on all our houses – then the money ran out more

Oct 13, 2015 7:55 AM News

Plus: Made-in-Canada refugee crisis more

Sep 23, 2015 7:56 PM Reader Love and Hate

PM promises to do "more of everything" to bring more Syrians fleeing war to Canada after lifeless body of drowned three-year-old Alan Kurdi shocks the world – meanwhile hundreds of nationals already here face deportation more

Sep 8, 2015 10:54 AM News 1 Comments

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Ethan Eisenberg

In the first debate of the federal election, party leaders couldn't agree who among them had ruined / is ruining / would ruin Canada the worst. more

Aug 7, 2015 12:31 PM News

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istick/getty

The Conservatives put new election laws in place ostensibly in response to the national outcry over the robocall scandal, but what we got instead was a bait-and-switch more

Jun 10, 2015 7:44 PM News 18 Comments

Plus: Twisted portraits of transgender norms more

May 20, 2015 8:00 PM Reader Love and Hate

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Photo by Jonathan Goldsbie

Famous cognitive linguist and political theorist tells $1,000-a-head confab that all politics is moral – and that demonizing Harper is not the way to beat him more

Apr 29, 2015 6:00 AM News

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Shutterstock

From the oil patch to the Arctic to this past weekend’s ­protests in Quebec City, climate action is back on the ­national agenda. more

Apr 16, 2015 11:30 AM News 3 Comments

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