Carving up ecosystems or opening them to development puts the survival of species at risk.
A wealth tax would put a price on past emissions and could be used to mitigate the negative effects of poverty, including vulnerability to climate change.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they're able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve.
Ontario's Conservative government, despite its "for the people" slogan, is repealing basic protections for the province's most vulnerable workers.
The Québec government's push to ban the hijab is 'sexularism' and also basic nationalism – one that pits an ‘us’ against ‘them,’ where the ‘them’ represent multiple threats to the nation.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's Conservative govenment is showing interventionist tendencies that undermine its free-market claims.
A migrant caravan of almost 7,000 people who left Guatemala and Honduras is heading north towards the United States. The reasons they are leaving are complex but involve a U.S.-backed violent history.
Nuclear command and control - the computer systems, networks and procedures - is at risk from cybersecurity threats.
Record high Latino participation shows this growing voter segment will turn out for parties and politicians who tackle issues they care about. That's a big lesson for 2020 – and not just for Dems.
In the next Congress, white men will make up 60 percent of the House and 71 percent of the Senate – a historic low.
A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that drove record numbers of them out to vote.
The Democrats took the House of Representatives, but uncertainty remains and Trump is still standing. All eyes are now on Robert Mueller.
Online voting glitches in Ontario's recent municipal elections show that Canada needs to develop voluntary standards on online voting.
Donald Trump is seeking to amend laws that prevent discrimination against Americans based on their sex. It's all just another attempt to fire up the Republican base for the mid-term elections.
The political power of Germany's Russian community is significant, and it's helped fuel the rise of the right-wing, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party known as the AfD.
Germany's long-time Angela Merkel era is coming to an end. But is it the end of one person’s dominance of the political scene, or does it forebode more fundamental changes to German society?
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.
Burning natural gas produces less greenhouse gases than coal or oil. But the methane emissions associated with natural gas production and liquefaction threaten to erode its environmental benefits.
Bill C-75 was introduced to the House as a way to fix issues with the criminal justice system. However, an unintended consequence is that low-income people will lose access to law school clinics.