Everyone who thinks seriously about the world’s ecological crisis and in particular the threats posed by climate change must end up asking themselves some variation of these two questions: what if it is too late to avert catastrophic and runaway climate change? And, how can we possibly defeat the forces arrayed against us, starting with…
The BC NDP leadership race got a little less interesting this week, with Point Grey MLA David Eby’s announcing that he would not be running for the job after all. Eby, a fresh face in the caucus who defeated Christy Clark in her own riding, gave a very good reason for his decision: his partner…
Last week, the BC Teachers Federation (BCTF) won a major victory.
There’s one serial killer whose murder spree is worldwide and ongoing, but who rarely gets called out by name: corporate greed.
In so many ways, 2013 was tough on everyone in B.C. who cares about social justice and the environment.
As 2013 comes to a close, the world is united in paying tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela, who passed away Dec. 5 at the age of 95.
History repeats itself, Karl Marx wrote, “first as tragedy, then as farce.” In Toronto, the Rob and Doug Ford fiasco at City Hall seems to reach a higher level of tragi-farce every day.
How Harper’s policies are hurting two B.C. famllies
Oct. 19 was a global day of action against fracking, with over 100 demonstrations reported in more than 25 countries worldwide.
It would be easy to succumb to cynicism these days in British Columbia. Christy Clark’s election, after a campaign that was equal parts deceitful and simplistic, would seem to confirm that we are living in post-political times. Marketing has overcome rational public policy debate.