Commentary

The revolution that Russell Brand couldn't name

Comedian Russell Brand's anti-capitalist, anti-corporate interview struck a nerve in his now viral video. But he didn't go far enough.

Harper's house of cards

In Prime Minister Stephen Harper's house of cards, who will go down next? When will it be the prime minister himself?

Colonialism exists in Canada, Rex Murphy. You're part of it.

If the term "settler" irritates you, let yourself be unsettled and find new ways to relate to First Nations and Canadian history.

Joe Oliver was wrong: BC pipeline opponents "mainstream British Columbians," not "radicals"

SFU study shows that the Harper government's attack on pipeline opponents as "radicals" was simply inaccurate.

Five things Mayor Gregor Robertson and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have in common

Vancouver and New York City's mayors share more than belief in bike lanes.

Spying on you from a billion-dollar palace

CSEC HQ in Ottawa: Your tax dollars at work.

How green is "greenest city's" pension plan? City of Vancouver staff recommends council action on city investments

City pension fund invested in companies including Enbridge, KinderMorgan, Transcanada, China Coal Energy and Arch Coal, as well as tobacco and armament corporations.

During Olympics, RCMP were following Dr.Chris Shaw

Given that he was one of the most prominent and vocal Olympics critic and that he wrote about it in the Vancouver Observer in 2009, I'm not surprised by CBC's report.

Undertexter police raid an example of copyright laws gone too far

A recent police raid of Swedish subtitling website Undertexter highlights the need for the reform of copyright laws, and how these antiquated rules should be replaced with new regulations that better...

It’s not safe for queer athletes at Sochi 2014 Olympics

Until we all have the right to live, love and be our authentic selves, there is more work to be done.