Turkey isn’t the only country plagued by a deficit of democracy. Canada’s federal Conservatives don’t have much more ethical credibility than Turkey’s embattled regime.
Turkey’s unions struggle to find their role in the protests sweeping the nation.
Turkey’s protest movement is sweeping other cities and towns across the country. The international media’s just not there to capture most of it.
The occupation of Istanbul’s last remaining green space is giving way to new forms of community and democracy.
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.
In the face of mounting evidence about exploitation of foreign workers, it’s time for our provincial government to take concrete action
Note: 61st Parallel will be published every four weeks, instead of bi-weekly, to make room for Charlene Paterson’s new column “Remote Control”
Since 2008 homelessness activists in B.C. have been defending their right to sleep in tents in city parks. One of them, David Arthur Johnston, recently visited St. John’s to share his experiences.
The use of temporary foreign workers in Bay de Verde is a problem on many levels. Our government needs to act now to ensure it doesn’t become worse.
Our government is watching. And waiting.
And not doing a whole lot else…
As the Kony 2012 viral media sensation stokes debate, one Newfoundlander’s project seeks to challenge quick-fix attitudes
But who are they most in danger from?
Does MUN take into account the ethical history of these investors, or do they turn a blind eye once they see the cloth bag emblazoned with an over-sized dollar sign?
What is Jason Kenney up to?