Civil Liberties Watch

Civil Liberties Watch

Oct 20, 2011
Photo: Pauls best shots/Flickr

Air Canada's shame

Humberto DaSilva
Lisa Raitt just denied 6,800 Canadian citizens of a fundamental right.
Oct 12, 2011
At general assemblies, like this one in Washington Square Park on  Oct. 8, protesters use hand gestures to express agreement with  proposed ideas. Photo: Darren Ell

Mic check! Dispatch from Occupy Wall Street

Stefan Christoff
On the streets in New York City popular protests are on the move, speaking to the dreams of so many across the world. Occupy Wall Street has lit a fire that is racing to Canada.
Oct 11, 2011
Over 200 women blocked traffic and called for a 'new fair, just, and inclusive inquiry that centres the voices and experiences and leadership of women, particularly Indigenous women, in the DTES.' Photo: Courtesy of Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Why the B.C. Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry fails

Harsha Walia
Grassroots groups support endangered women in the Downtown Eastside against a political system that cuts public programs while prioritizing corporate bailouts. These groups have abandoned the inquiry.


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