Hamilton Declares Climate Emergency
Hamilton City Council recently declared a climate emergency. This is what the declaration means for the city and its residents.
by Ian Borsuk
Published April 24, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (0 comments)
Corporate Tax Cuts Only Benefit Corporations
When corporations pay less tax, regular citizens are forced to pay more tax - and the government is forced to cut essential programs.
by Michael Nabert
Published April 24, 2019 in Politics (0 comments)
After 30 Wasted Years, the Climate Emergency Demands Drastic Action
We have known about the climate emergency for the past 30 years and did nothing, cowed by a fossil fuel industry more interested in profit than human survival. Now it's too late to play nice if we want a future for humanity.
by Ryan McGreal
Published April 24, 2019 in Special Report: Climate Change (9 comments)
Barton Neighbourhood is Diverse and Vibrant
Residents living in Barton Street neighbourhoods are already familiar with the opinions and prejudices of people living elsewhere in the city.
by Christine Nicole
Published April 23, 2019 in Commentary (1 comment)
Documenting a Theory of Assholes
A new documentary film by John Walker unpacks the thesis of the book Assholes: A Theory by Aaron James.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published April 22, 2019 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)
Representation, Policing and Lived Experience
If we want to stop reinforcing oppressive systems in the City of Hamilton that continually bar access to members of marginalized communities, we need to seriously rethink how our Municipal Government makes these kinds of decisions.
by Lyla Miklos
Published April 22, 2019 in Commentary (1 comment)
Ontario Community Joins Global Resistance to Water Privatization
From Vittel, France to São Lourenco, Brazil and Wellington County, Ontario, grassroots organizations are working together to stand up against efforts by Nestlé to privatize their access to water.
by Doreen Nicoll
Published April 09, 2019 in Healing Gaia (0 comments)
My Experience with Ontario's Basic Income Pilot
Having a Basic Income helped me transition into a far more meaningful and fulfilling field of work. This is a massive opportunity that something like BI could provide for all citizens.
by James Collura
Published April 09, 2019 in Commentary (0 comments)