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COVID-19: The ultimate identity politics?

Political Action Human beings always aspire to be part of something larger. There's the family but it's limited, they want a level beyond that. So they find other entities to feel they belong to, like nations, religions, movements or generations. ...

Refugee Rights Day in the era of COVID-19: Back to the future?

Justin Mohammed On April 4, people across Canada mark Refugee Rights Day in celebration of the Supreme Court of Canada's landmark decision in the Singh case. Thirty-five years ago, the court ruled that refugees enjoy the rights to "life, liberty a...

After COVID-19 passes, our future will depend on whether governments prevent or permit more environmental vandalism by large corporations

Ed Finn Recent photos taken by astronauts in the orbiting space station show an amazing improvement in Earth's atmosphere. The sharp reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from factories, motor vehicles, ships, planes and fossil fuels reveals a pla...

Remembering political economist Mel Watkins

April 3, 2020 Remembering political economist Mel Watkins Colleagues and friends pay tribute to the late Mel Watkins, a towering figure. ...

Remembering political economist Mel Watkins

Karl Nerenberg Canada is facing critical shortages of necessary medical supplies right now, but if the country had heeded the advice, five decades ago, of political economist Mel Watkins, we might be far more self-sufficient today. Watkins, who di...