StraightGoods.ca
Straight Goods Exchange

Canada's alternative online news source

Cognitive dissonance,

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
NEW Content Regularly
 

in voting, gun control, Lebanon, temperatures, flying white elephants, bluefin tuna blues, visiting Bilin, Obama's teleprompter, and much more...

 

Posted: January 26, 2011

Linda McQuaig

HARPER'S STRANGE VICTORY
by Linda McQuaig
  PM promotes antiquated Father Knows Best worldview.
 
 

Dennis Gruending

OF GUNS AND GABBY GIFFORD
by Dennis Gruending
  The elephant in the room is an automatic pistol.
 
 

Alexandra Giese
2010 TIES FOR HOTTEST YEAR
by Alexandra Giese
  Warmer air contains more moisture; therefore, breeds more extreme weather.
 
 

LEBANON, THE PHOENIX by Atif Kubursi
  Civil war looms again in troubled nation, as outsiders meddle.

Psst!
– while you're here, have a look at the Straight Goods Exchange.

Readers like you can have a national ad space, free with a paid subscription. And you can change the ad regularly, if you like, to announce products, services and events right across Canada.

Just another reason to support independent journalism in Canada!
Please donatesubscriberenew – today!
 

Ish TheilheimerEditorial

BOB MACKENZIE FOUGHT FOR FAIRNESS by Ish Theilheimer
  Ontario's first and only Minister for Labour was kind, principled and ferocious.
 

Insight
Geoffrey Stevens

"BOMB TRUCKS", NOT RESCUE PLANES
by Geoffrey Stevens
  Harper is set on buying 65 flying white elephants.
 
 

David Suzuki and Faisal MoolaScience matters

TUNA: THE WARM-BLOODED FISH by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola
  Is there a cure for the bluefin blues?
 

MeanToons
THE PROBLEM WITH PAPERS
  Some days there's just no news in the news.

Some days there's just no news in the news...
www.meantoons.com

Canadian Politics
Inside Queen's Park
ONTARIO GEARING UP FOR ELECTION
by Inside Queen's Park
  Liberals start jockeying for Leader.
 

Penney Kome
CALGARY 3.0
by Penney Kome
  Mayor Naheed Nenshi looks forward to getting the city back on track.
 
 

Bill Tieleman
CHRISTY CLARK FALTERS
by Bill Tieleman
  BC Liberal leadership campaign frontrunner lacks caucus support.
 
 

Elsie Hambrook
ROOTS OF EMPATHY
by Elsie Hambrook
  Babies visit classrooms to help children recognize their own feelings.
 
 

Janet Keeping
RIPPING OFF THE PUBLIC
by Janet Keeping
  Why Obama's teleprompter does not fit the definition of government corruption.
 
 

Richard WagameseOne native life

THE TIN ROOF by Richard Wagamese
  Rain triggers youthful memories, bewilderment.
 
 

Workplaces
Julie Dupuis
PUBLIC INTEGRITY (NOT)
by Julie Dupuis
  $20 million agency had 50 percent staff turnover under new Chair.
 
 

Faith speaks
VISITING BILIN by by Joe McGuire
  Six year peaceful Palestinian protest continues despite violent Israeli response.

Uri AvneryWorld beat
THE WORLD IS NO GOLEM by Uri Avnery
  Israeli politicians ignore other countries' opinions, at their own peril.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
GRASSROOTS ASTROTURF
Satire creates some funny juxtapositions. This site highlights the irony of individual earners in Ontario subsidizing corporations through tax cuts.
  www.peopleforcorporatetaxcuts.ca
 

Hot headlines
MSNBC DROPS KEITH OLBERMAN by John Nichols
  Popular, progressive cable news show host caught by surprise.

Gwynne Dyer
TUNISIA COULD SET OFF A CHAIN REACTION
by Gwynne Dyer
  Several destitute Arab countries may rebel.
 
 

Take action!
SUPPORT CANADA'S ACCESS TO MEDICINES REGIME from the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
  Children in developing countries are dying for lack of drugs.

Humour
RESTOCKING THE ROYAL NAVY from Bird & Fortune
  Admiral explains new aircraft carriers.
 

MENU
About Us Your Feedback Exchange
Free Bulletin Login / Manage PublicValues.ca
RSS / Newswire Group Subs Subscriptions
Useful URLs
Search Straight Goods News
Support independent journalism!

Not a PayPal member?
Just use your credit card!
Visit our Facebook fan page
Visit our
Facebook
fan page
Extra! Extra!
Timely comments and links from SG
Robert Fisk: Inside Daraya - how a failed prisoner swap turned into a massacre August 29
The Republican Guide to Female Anatomy August 29
Mexican farmers fight Canadian mining corp for control of their land August 27
Why body hair is on the frontline of feminist action August 16
Robert Fisk: Syrian war of lies and hypocrisy August 16
VISIT SG'S USEFUL URLs PAGE!
Straight Goods' UUs
A valuable directory of online resources.
SUPPORT INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM! Donate today...
The Association in Defense of the Wrongly Convicted
Canadian Labour NewsWire
Health and Safety NewsWire
Contact Straight Goods Sales about Advertising

- Check the Weather in Canada Now -
(To update information, reload page – last update: Tue, 16-Jan-2018 – 04:26)

Click on City or Province/Territory for detailed forecast

[ Send Feedback ]

Bookmark and Share

Straight Goods News 2011 election coveragePublicValues.ca covers the struggle for public spaces

Sustaining Sponsor: Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

[ About Us ] [ Donations ] [ Exchange ] [ Free Bulletin ] [ Front Page ] [ Login / Manage ]
[ Our Sponsors ] [ RSS / Newswire ] [ SEARCH ] [ Subscriptions ] [ Useful URLs ] [ Your Feedback ]

StraightGoods.ca is part of the Straight Goods News family of websites and is published by Straight Goods News Inc.
[ PublicValues.ca ] [ HarperIndex.ca (archives) ]
 

Partner Links
[ PEJ News ] [ the Tyee ] [ Open Media ] [ DeSmogBlog ] [ Bourque Newswatch ]

© Straight Goods News, 2000-13. All Rights Reserved.
All text that appears here is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced for any purpose, including education,
without the explicit permission of the author. To inquire about permission to reproduce or republish an article, click here.

For problems, comments or suggestions, please contact webmaster@straightgoods.com
Site built and maintained by Perfect Vision (Productions) Inc.Visit Perfect Vision's Website