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in Arizona, Pakistan; in the Senate, post office, urban planning and copyright reform; in the Pledge of Peace and Civility, and much more...

 

Posted: January 12, 2011

Linda McQuaig
IN THE CROSSHAIRS OF THE RIGHT
by Linda McQuaig
  Arizona shooting highlights media deference to violent right-wing rhetoric.
 
 

Matthew Bramley
NOT IN LOCKSTEP WITH THE USA
by Matthew Bramley, Director, Climate Change, Pembina Institute
  For Canada, the benefits of cutting carbon emissions will outweigh the costs.
 

Daud Khattak
AFTERMATH OF PUNJAB ASSASSINATION
by Daud Khattak
  Targeted violence leaves Pakistan moderates reeling, speechless.
 
 

Bill FreemanMedia files

COPYRIGHT REFORM by Bill Freeman
  Some clauses in Bill C-32 are downright harmful to creators.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
ARIZONA: SPEAKING OUT FOR PROGRESSIVE VALUES TAKES GUTS by Ish Theilheimer
  Peace, love and understanding are values that represent the progressive movement.
 

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Geoffrey Stevens

RAYMOND LAVIGNE INVESTIGATED AGAIN
by Geoffrey Stevens
  Senator suspended from the Senate, but still spending.
 
 

David Suzuki and Faisal MoolaScience matters
REDISCOVERING THE SACRED BALANCE by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola
  New Year reflections help us weigh what is truly important to sustain life on earth.
 

MeanToons
AGE OF CONFUSION
  Labels can obscure the message.

Labels can obscure the message...
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Bill TielemanCanadian Politics

SMALL SCREEN DRAMA AND COMEDY by Bill Tieleman
  Hit television shows get a new look as the networks mine gold in British Columbia.
 

Elsie Hambrook

TOWARDS A BETTER YEAR FOR ALL
by Elsie Hambrook
  What's good for women is good for everyone.
 
 

QUEBECKERS AGAINST FRACKING by Ingrid Style
  Shale gas industry proposal threatens fresh water supplies.

Geoff Ghitter and Noel Keough
THE RESILIENT CITY
by Geoff Ghitter & Noel Keough
  In crisis, rigid cities collapse but resilient cities bounce back.
 
 

One native life
Richard Wagamese
SKATING IN THE DARK
by Richard Wagamese
  Like so many Canadian kids, part of me was born in the cut and whirl and slap of hockey.
 
 

Canadian Union of Postal WorkersWorkplaces
PLAYING HARDBALL AT CANADA POST from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  Canada Post Corporation demands more concessions; CUPW refuses.

Faith speaks
Jim Wallis

A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO ARIZONA ATTACK
by Jim Wallis
  Sojourners' repeats its call for a Pledge of Peace and Civility.
 
 

Michael JaniganConsumers
MORE INFO, LOWER INTEREST RATES from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre
  Consumers need more comprehensive protection against late payment penalties.
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
CUSTOMERS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS
Did you hear the one about the customer who wanted an MP3 player with a built-in pedophile? Customer service reps post their favourite customer quotes to this website, although sometimes there's another story between the lines.
  notalwaysright.com
 

Hot headlines
FASCISM LOOMS IN USA by Sara Robinson
  Rise of Tea Party most ominous threat yet.

Gwynne Dyer

WHAT DIDN'T HAPPEN IN 2010
by Gwynne Dyer
  Internationally, the year was more an absence of news.
 
 

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Feedback from our readers
RE: ISP'S AND METERING by Terri Robson
  If ISPs charge for reading, surely they owe royalties to the sites people read.

Humour
CLEANING DAD'S CAR AFTER A DATE from Fiat
  Reclining seats create more space than you might think.
 

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