— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Sep 12, 2016 02:38 PM
Universities -- institutions largely funded by the public and developing these technologies -- are selling their patents to patent trolls. They should stop.
— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Aug 14, 2016 10:23 PM
Victor Jara was a Chilean political activist and folk singer who was murdered when the US-backed Pinochet overthrew the democratically elected Salvador Allende in 1973. In June of this year, 2016, a Chilean army officer was found liable for the murder of Victor Jara in 1973.
— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Aug 14, 2016 10:17 PM
Space like the World Social Forum are necessary, but it must be remembered that social activism is local first.
— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Aug 14, 2016 10:14 PM
Many who see technology as a panacea are pushing for more of these devices and, more dangerously, the connection of the devices to the internet. Such thinking is a combination of clueless, careless, and wilful ignorance that can put the very fabric of democracy at risk.
— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Jul 25, 2016 10:54 AM
The call to use open source software is a call for social justice.
— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Jul 18, 2016 11:40 AM
In a classic example of the people versus the elite, the Labour Party is in a slow moving coup. Whether the people can make it a revolution is yet to be seen.
— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Jul 18, 2016 11:36 AM
Parks Canada seems to be ignoring its mandate and the Liberal government is not getting in the way.
— by Faiz Ahmed — last modified Jul 18, 2016 10:14 AM
The political instability in Turkey is multifaceted. To understand the recent coup attempt in Turkey one needs to look at how the country fits into the broader region. The Justice and Development Party is a complex entity and its hold on power has implications far outside the boarders of Turkey.
— by Roxanne Dubois — last modified Jul 17, 2016 08:30 AM
A photo essay of the Black Lives Matter - Toronto Pride action, 2016. Photos by Paige Galette.
— by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Aug 04, 2016 10:19 AM
Wilfrid Laurier University has forced CUPE 926, the union representing custodial, trades and grounds workers at WLU, out on strike. The university administration wants to get rid of the union through outsourcing good jobs to a contractor that pays about $13 an hour with no benefits.