Internet and E-commerce Law expert Michael Geist explains how the TPP’s protections of biological drugs “represent a significant problem for global health” by limiting access to cutting edge medicines. The post Michael Geist: TPP puts global health a… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Michael Geist: TPP puts global health at risk
Maude Barlow urges urgent action against the imminent global water crisis, which will hit the poor in developing country mega cities the hardest. According to the world’s leading water campaigner: “Dramatic action is needed to deal with the twin ecolo… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Maude Barlow: “The planet is running out of clean water”
More than 140 Canadian physicians and medical students have signed a letter demanding bold Liberal action on climate change after the COP21 conference. The post COP21: 140 Physicians Demand Bold Canadian Action Against Climate Change appeared first on … . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: COP21: 140 Physicians Demand Bold Canadian Action Against Climate Change
The White House has released the following statement on behalf of the leaders of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. The post Trans-Pacific Partnership Leaders Statement appeared first on The Canadian Progressive. . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Trans-Pacific Partnership Leaders Statement
American actor Charlie Sheen revealed Tuesday that he has HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, during an appearance on NBC’s Today Show.
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Comedian John Oliver has the perfect response to the Islamic State-linked terrorists who carried out last Friday’s barbaric attack in Paris, France, killing 129 people.
The post John Oliver Rants Against Paris Attackers: “Fuck These Assholes” appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
US President Barack Obama has announced the rejection of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. He stated that Keystone XL would not serve the United States’ “national interest”.
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While implementing draconian cuts to essential social services through the 2014 federal budget, the Harper government contributed $8 million to the Republican Party-linked International Republican Institute to fund projects in Ukraine.
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A confidential letter leaked by WikiLeaks on Wednesday reveals that the CBC and Canada Post could be sold under the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, currently being negotiated by Canada and 11 other countries in Maui, Hawaii.
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Freelance journalist Glen Malcolm Thompson explains the major diplomatic milestones that preceded the normalization of Cuba-U.S. relations.
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Pope Francis’ recent encyclical on climate change contains a “scientifically and morally valid call for radical change”, says environmentalist David Suzuki.
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A billionaire telecoms tycoon has told an Egyptian court that Mohamed Fahmy, a journalist and Canadian citizen, “has no relation to the Muslim Brotherhood”
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WikiLeaks says the “Investment Chapter” of the secret TPP agreement is “an unaccountable supranational court for multinationals to sue states.”
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Norm Stamper, a 34-year veteran police officer and retired Seattle chief of police, suggests 5 ways to stop the burgeoning trend of police militarization.
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Cuba-based black revolutionary Assata Shakur says she fled “from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the US government’s policy towards people of color.”
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Egypt’s retrial of Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and two other jailed Al Jazeera journalists acknowledges major flaws in their original convictions, says Amnesty International.
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After years of delays and debate, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally decided that the risks of fracking outweigh the rewards, bans the practice.
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“An eye for an eye is not our vision of justice,” says #BlackLivesMatter in response to last week’s execution-style killing of two NYPD officers.
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Ferguson protesters respond to the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
The post Ferguson Protesters: “The Results Are In And We Still Don’t Have Justice” appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
President Barack Obama announced his executive plan to overhaul the the U.S. immigration system and uphold the human rights of undocumented immigrants.
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Anita Sarkeesian, a prominent Canadian-American feminist cultural critic, was forced to cancel an appearance at Utah State University after receiving threats of a Montreal Massacre-style attack.
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