Politics


For what purpose?

Canada’s weapons spending flies under the election radar – by William S. Geimer – As governments of every stripe come and go, the quaintly named Department of National Defence (DND)…

Redefining protein quality

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina A new paper published by the American Society for Nutrition makes the case for modernizing the definition of protein quality. This is a welcome development. The…

Surveillance capitalism

– by Shoshana Zuboff – art by Anthony Freda, anthonyfreda.com When we think about capitalism in the 19th and 20th centuries, the titanic struggles of those eras, of that industrial…

Vancouver under the influence

– by Elizabeth Murphy – The same outside influences established under the former Vision-dominated council continue to drive Vancouver city policy The results of the last civic election in October…