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To Save Democracy, Close Tax Havens

Click here to view original web page at www.project-syndicate.org The war in Ukraine has highlighted the danger that offshore finance...

Humanity Can No Longer Tolerate Corporations That Exist Almost Entirely to Make Money

Click here to view original web page at www.commondreams.org Society must make the necessary shift from a society that prioritizes...

We need universal basic services to tackle the climate crisis

Click here to view original web page at neweconomics.org Through universal basic services we can ensure everyone has what they...

Time to launch a government run telco to force Rogers, Bell and Telus to lower prices? Saskatchewan proves this can work

Click here to view original web page at www.broadbentinstitute.ca SaskTel — a publicly-owned telecommunications company — already enjoys significant market...

Premier Doug Ford needs to explain his massive $7.2 billion under-funding of...

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca ...

Inflation has been especially good for Canada’s extraction industries

Click here to view original web page at ricochet.media While most people struggle to afford the basics, executives at Canada’s...

How large corporations make huge profits from hidden markups at the expense of consumers

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com Constantin Colonescu does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company...

Canadian developers are gentrifying Mexico’s beaches

Click here to view original web page at breachmedia.ca In a growing trend in Oaxaca, snowbirds are claiming beachfront land communally owned by Indigenous and...

We’ve seen this public service heist movie before

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca The Conservative attack on healthcare is not a new trick. We’ve seen it before ...

Paradigm shift needed to halt and reverse biodiversity loss

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca Western colonial expansion and the industrial interests it’s facilitated have long been rooted in a sense...

Creating third spaces of learning for a post-capitalism world: lessons from educators and activists

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org Spaces that prefigure a post-capitalist world are all around us if we know where to look....

Doug Ford Led Ontario’s Health System Into a ‘State of Crisis’ in 2022

Click here to view original web page at pressprogress.ca According to a recent Environics poll, nearly 80% of Ontarians believe the health care system is...

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Focus: Mongabay’s most impactful climate investigations of 2022

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com Mongabay published more than a dozen in-depth investigations in 2022 to hold companies and governments accountable...

Courts Will Hear Groundbreaking Climate Cases in 2023

Click here to view original web page at www.commondreams.org From Australia to the EU to the U.S., governments will be on trial ...

The Surveillance State in Your Phone

Click here to view original web page at www.foreignaffairs.com How Mercenary Spyware Threatens Democracy Daniel Stolle Save this article to read later Print this articleIn the...

Tim Berners-Lee: Re-creating the Internet to Enable Users to Own Their Personal Data

Click here to view original web page at www.commondreams.org "You need to get back to a situation where you have autonomy, you have control of...

To resolve youth violence, Canada must move beyond policing and prison

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com The most recent shooting involving a Toronto high school student this October highlighted a rising problem...

The Decline and Fragility of Democracy Worldwide

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net A head of state who presided over an authoritarian regime in Southeast Asia, was once asked...

LORINC: 10 questions about the Ontario Place redevelopment

Click here to view original web page at spacing.ca At some point this week, City officials will upload the Ford government’s zoning bylaw amendment application...

Why we need open-source science innovation — not patents and paywalls

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com As we prepare to invest money to prevent the next global pandemic and find solutions to...

Slow is Beautiful: The Need to Decelerate and Live Within Our Limits

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org Brian Czech once likened modern economic growth to a runaway train. This metaphor drives home the...

Despite soaring profits, oil companies are not paying enough for their environmental damage

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com At the end of the third quarter reporting season in October, the Big Four oilsands producers...

The detention of migrants in Canadian jails is a public health emergency

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com This month, human rights organizations launched 12 Days of Action calling on the federal government to...

Planned obsolescence, future landfill, and premium-priced durability

Click here to view original web page at www.wmtc.ca Editors Note: This Blog captures our collective frustrations with planned obsolescence . It highlights how much...

COP27: Agreement on Loss and Damage Fund is Landmark Win

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net COP 27 delivered on what was the ‘litmus test’ for its success – consensus on the...

The Pacific Region is Under Threat: We Must Act Now to Mobilise Climate Finance

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net The Pacific Island Countries (PICs) – 14 small island developing nations in the Pacific Ocean –...

Which Future Are We Living In?

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org Two tumultuous decades have passed since the publication of Great Transition: The Promise and Lure of...

Green Party MP pushes for end to REITs tax exemptions

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca Treating housing as an investment opportunity and not an inalienable right is exasperating Canada’s housing crisis....

Agroecology can feed Africa and tackle climate change — So Fund It

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com Advocates say agroecological systems are the way to meet the climate crisis in its fullness —...

Industrial logging is Canada’s hidden climate problem

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca A new analysis of government data shows that industrial logging is one of Canada’s highest-emitting sectors,...

New fossil fuels ‘incompatible’ with 1.5C goal, thorough analysis finds

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org There is a “large consensus” across all published studies that developing new oil and gas fields...

Capitalism: Why We Need to Scrap It

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org This book provides a fairly short but detailed critical discussion of the nature of our basically...

The UK needs a ‘right to food’. This is how it could work in practice

Click here to view original web page at www.opendemocracy.net As the UK’s catastrophic cost of living crisis deepens, calls are getting louder for a ‘Right...

Earth has lost four-fifths of its fresh water and 70% of wildlife populations in 50 years

Click here to view original web page at canadiandimension.com The 2022 Living Planet report is out and it does not bring good news. ...

In the Sacred Headwaters, There’s Hope and Healing

Click here to view original web page at thetyee.ca The doc film ‘The Klabona Keepers,’ part of VIFF this year, is a triumph of filmmaking...

Go and Tell the Hungry that Their Food Is Being Thrown in the Garbage

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net These are facts, not guesses: about 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted and lost… every...
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