In this issue: Why refugees are welcome here and what Canada must do to make it so. Davos speeches and inequality. Organized opposition to Trump still comes from the same places. Left noise: Making racists afraid again. What we are reading.
Coming up: Women's March on Washington; Book Review - The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics by Jennifer Welsh; Fighting fake news one lie at a time; It's time to have a rational conversation about the oil sands
Fake news about fake news; we have not started the year on a positive note.; Trudeau's Liberals, same as the old; Income inequality grows in Canada; Kentucky goes full speed down the anti-worker and anti-women road; SEIU slashes spending 30% in response to majority Republican elections; Book Review: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin; What we shared this week.
We have been here before, but it feels different this time; BC teachers' union wins right to negotiate learning environment; Book Review: The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende; LEFT NOISE: Leonard Cohen has died at age 82
Transparency, privacy, and political opportunism ; Cyber attacks are constant and a reminder of the importance of security and privacy ; Video game voice actors on strike ; Food Security and Unions ; LEFT NOISE