Professor Iyman Chehade teaches a popular Columbia College course about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. A few complaints about bias, after he planned to screen an acclaimed film about the Palestinian situation, led to the elimination of his class.
Jacob Leibovitch describes an important victory concerning the new Toronto Taxi License for drivers, and accessibility improvements. The end of the two-tier system translates into more power for the drivers who are owner-operators, and shift drivers.
Anyone can put on a Guy Fawkes mask and say they are 'fighting the man.' But what if some protestors are fighting 'for the man?' The 99% have representatives in government too, and you can bet they don't get a fair hearing from our 1% media.
Not all riots are created equal. Sometimes, movements are violently repressed by the state. At other times, isolated rioters attack the police and government, in an effort to provoke destabilizing violence. Guess which is happening in Venezuela?
Dru Oja Jay discusses his recent article about how recent waffling by Elizabeth May on Palestine solidarity organizations suggests that there is no longer any Parliamentary representation for those who wish to vote against Israel's illegal occupation
Doug Brown and James Smith are joined by Trevor Jenkins of the Mohawk Sustainability Office to talk about recent developments in local and regional transit. Extensive changes to Burlington Transit routes and schedules are coming November 3.
Ken Stone and David Cohen discuss their request for an environmental assessment of a new highway through Flamborough and how our addiction to the car creates the pressure for more roads, more tar sands development, and more pipeline projects.
Doug Brown and James Smith of Bfast are joined by Trevor Jenkins of the Mohawk College Sustainability Office to talk about recent transit developments in Burlington and Hamilton including the large service changes coming to Burlington in November.
Professor (Emeritus) Atif Kubursi is as excited as the rest of us that our protests, and the diplomacy at the UN, has slowed the drive to war in Syria. It can resume very quickly, but every effort should now be taken to highlight the peaceful options
Dave Lindorff [This Can't Be Happening] joins us to discuss critical issues in the Western world as our civil liberties hang in the balance, evidenced in the treatment of Greenwald and Manning. He also examines the build-up to war with Syria.