Alexis Kienlen is an Edmonton-based writer who is a journalist and published poet with two volumes of poetry to her credit. Her third book is a work of non-fiction about someone who is well known for being an advocate for social justice.
On Feb. 5, the Irish government released a long awaited report on Ireland’s Magdalen Laundries. The Magdalen Laundries operated from 1765, and took in ‘fallen women’ but their existence was often ignored in Ireland and unknown to the outside world.
Polls and pundits thought that the recent Quebec student strike movement had lost it's momentum and sympathy in that city. On Tuesday what may have been over 250,000 protesters marched through the metropolis to make their position clear; "Our Streets!"
Originally, libertarianism was a highly respected ideal, based on individual liberty. Far from its original high principles, modern libertarianism has turned a philosophical Disneyland into a downmarket trailer park and called it art.
UNICEF has released its first report card that answers the question, 'how far behind are children being allowed to fall?' The report focuses on the world's 24 richest nations, the OECD countries.
Sometimes the little guy can take on big government -- and walk away a winner. That was the case for former student, Steven Schnoor, who took on the Canadian Government and former Canadian Ambassador to Guatemala, Kenneth Cook.
Ontario's Social Assistance Review report, released Monday morning, called for Ontario to create a plan to ensure income security for the province, saying such a plan would help the economic recovery.
This is about the occupation of two Bangkok airports by militant protesters that stranded thousands of tourists and businessmen for about a week now. Police failed to retake the airport and disperse the protesters