Category: Canada

Marianne Lavelle: Lyme Disease Surges North, And Canada Moves Out Of Denial

Untreated, Lyme disease can spread to joints, the nervous system, and even the heart

Pete Dolack: The Lag In Wages Vs. Productivity Costs You Hundreds Of Dollars Per Week

We are living in very different times than the post-war years; the neoliberal offensive is the natural development of capitalism and the manic competition that mandates capitalists to grow or die

Dan Rath: Why Rob Ford will win again in Toronto

Four factors point toward re-election of Mayor Rob Ford in Toronto’s municipal election

Sebastian Rosemont: Hitting Mining Companies Where They Live

Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change

Renee Lewis: Activists plan port shutdowns to block Israeli ship in US and Canada

In solidarity with Palestinians, activists in Oakland, Seattle and Vancouver aim to prevent vessel from docking

Michael Stewart: Teacher Strikes Make British Columbia Better

My whole life I watched my parents deal with insults about their vocation — from the media, from neighbours, from family members — lazy, glorified babysitters

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Jenny Brown: Toronto Strikers Bump Up Boycott Tactics

Steelworkers are holding the line against two-tier wages and pensions at a can plant in Toronto

Alan Sears: Austerity U: Preparing students for precarious lives

The key to fighting the austerity agenda for the universities will be our ability to remake campus politics from below, to challenge the restructuring from above

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Justin Podur: Science and Liberation

Science as human curiosity, as authority, and as business

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Yves Engler: Oil Sands Fever

Environmentalists and union activists should be making common cause by explaining how tar sands profits that go to the rich and powerful cost Canadian workers hundreds of thousands of jobs

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