Tag: canada

Avi Asher-Schapiro: Working in the Coal Mine

April 2015

In the 19th and 20th centuries, energy workers were at the forefront of progressive social reform. Is a similar union possible in the current age of fracking, oil sands, and climate change?

Robert Reich: Obama Must Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Permanently

February 2015

President Obama must permanently stop the Keystone XL pipeline from being built.

Myth Is a Theorem About the Nature of Reality

May 2014

The scholar on the vivid tradition of Haida poetry.

Jessica Conrad: Vancouver Values Sharing

November 2013

Can we move from a global surveillance state to a global sharing state?

James Arthur: Against Songlessness

March 2013

An interview with the poet on his debut collection Charms Against Lightning.

Michael T. Klare: A Presidential Decision That Could Change the World

February 2013

The strategic importance of Keystone XL.

Pamela Palmater: A Movement to Protect the Earth Rises in Canada

February 2013

Idle No More: Indigenous people mount a high-profile challenge to Prime Minister Stephen Harper's policies.

Todd Miller: Living in a Constitution-Free Zone

February 2013

Drones, surveillance towers, malls of the spy state, and the national security police on the northern border.

David Morris: Protect Obama’s Health Care Reform, Then Move Toward a Public Option

July 2012

Now that Obamacare has been upheld, the next steps are preventing its repeal and moving towards a public option.

The Idea of North

March 2011 For ages, the idea of the North has fascinated scientists, adventurers, writers, and artists. In 2008 our award-winning photographer spent three months in the Yukon territory documenting the people and scenic beauty.

We Need to Win

April 2009 The environmental child prodigy on how the economy can benefit from green initiatives, why Canada and the U.S. must help lead the way, and the role for tribal peoples in conservation.