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Posted: January 19, 2011

Gillian Steward
ETHICAL OIL AND ETHICAL LEADERSHIP
by Gillian Steward
  Human rights used as a "clever ruse" to deflect environmental concerns.
 
 

Lester R Brown
THE GREAT FOOD CRISIS OF 2011
by Lester R Brown
  Population growth, falling water supplies, and ethanol production cause greater competition for grain.
 
 

Gerald Caplan

NEIGHBOURS IN TROUBLE
by Gerald Caplan
  Is it too late to save Americans from themselves?
 
 

BIG BUCKS STAY AT THE TOP from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  Canada's best-paid CEOs "recession-proof": study.

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

FAREWELL TO AN INDEPENDENT SPIRIT by Ish Theilheimer
  Clark Guettel lived life on his own terms – a feat that gets harder every year.
 

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Geoffrey Stevens
IGNATIEFF'S DILEMMA
by Geoffrey Stevens
  Used to be that all the Opposition had to do was to oppose the government.
 
 

David Suzuki and Faisal MoolaScience matters
AFLOCKALYPSE NOW by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola
  Birds are part of mass animal die-offs and the ongoing extinction crisis.
 

MeanToons
CATCHY TUNE
  Some people just don't recognize satire.

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Bill TielemanCanadian Politics

IDA CHONG GETS THE RECALL WRONG by Bill Tieleman
  She says it isn't about the HST – and a few other mistaken notions.
 

Elsie Hambrook

UNSAFE AT HOME
by Elsie Hambrook
  Rigid sex roles hard on men but dangerous to women.
 
 

POND BUBBLES LIKE SODA POP by Trevor Scott Howell
  Landowners sound alarm over carbon sequestration.

Geoff Ghitter & Noel Keough
BUILDING BETTER CITIES
by Geoff Ghitter & Noel Keough
  Long-term planning helps cities survive storms and other crises.
 

One native life
Richard Wagamese

HOW AN INDIAN PRAYS
by Richard Wagamese
  "Emily" restored tradition and ceremony that had been removed.
 
 

United Food and Commercial Workers UnionWorkplaces
UNION WEBSITE GOES TO COURT from the United Food and Commercial Workers Union
  Settlement approves UFCW's website for Walmart workers.

USA watch
Bill Quigley
2011 INJUSTICE INDEX
by Bill Quigley
  Honouring Martin Luther King Jr by measuring racism, materialism and militarism in the USA.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
PETITIONS THAT WORK
New international (but mainly US) petition site hosted more than 9000 campaigns last year. Change.org sends an email every time someone signs – and boasts page after page of campaign victories.
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George LakoffHot headlines

A TEA PARTY MURDER by George Lakoff
  Language like "crosshairs" did play a role in the attack on Gabrielle Gifford.
 

Gwynne Dyer
SEVERE FOOD SHORTAGES LOOM
by Gwynne Dyer
  Floods and heat waves destroyed crops, leaving no margin for error.
 
 

MAKING UP NEWS from Media Matters
  Right-wing media invent absurd attacks on Obama's memorial speech.

EVALUATING DIET PLANS by Jeanne Lee
  CBS Moneywatch researches the best ways to lose 20 pounds.

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  Ten kinds of neglect that help union-busters.

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SHELTER FROM THE BLIZZARD from the SG water cooler
  Even in a storm, honesty is the best policy.
 

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