The occupation of Istanbul’s last remaining green space is giving way to new forms of community and democracy.
Turkey’s labour unions mobilize to join the protests for democracy and human rights.
The Canada-European Union free trade agreement is coming. Labrador and Newfoundland are both part of Canada. Sadly, but ultimately, Canada controls our fisheries.
From the centre of Istanbul’s protests this week, Hans Rollmann reports on the rising of a powerful social movement and the violent state terror it has encountered.
The debate continues…
At the end of the day, it seems as though this isn’t a story about an unsightly metal-and-plexiglass barrier. It appears to be a story about a group of people presuming to treat citizens like subjects.
This year’s War of 1812 commemorations may amount to nationalist pseudo-history, but don’t laugh too hard. They are part of a more serious campaign: Stephen Harper’s war on knowledge.
Against intensifying discontent over what many are calling “undemocratic” governance, the Dunderdale-led PCs are pressing to sanction the Muskrat Falls megaproject. As a result, more people are going outside, meeting others and finding new ways to make their voices heard.
Decided? No. But the more we hear, the more uneasy I grow
Failure to allow debate and dialogue will have far greater consequences than this government realizes
We don’t need a new office to do what every other office of government should already be doing
Brandon has a few insights into the Quebec election, how it could have been different, and the lessons we can learn from Quebec (and other mature democracies)
What is the nature of protest in a society that calls itself free? We return to the thought of Hannah Arendt to find out.
Debate led to disturbing confrontation
Sometimes, you gotta look on the bright side
We often celebrate our political traditions—but how “traditional” are they?
A Labradorian adds their perspective to the independence debate
Quebec students are engaged in a ferocious defense of Canadian values
Currently, we have an ethos that encourages passivity in relation to the abuses that political parties inflict on us today. But it’s not the only possible state of affairs
Robo-call scandal symptomatic of deeper problems