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on academic independence, Tea Party politics, job flight to Mexico, Harper's majority, buffalos returning, "false news" at the CRTC, and much more...

 

Posted: February 23, 2011

Linda McQuaig

UNIVERSITIES' CORPORATE TEMPTATION
by Linda McQuaig
  Big donors set parameters unfriendly to social analysis.
 
 

Gerald Caplan
STEPHEN HARPER'S WORST ENEMY
by Gerald Caplan
  When Ministers lie and deceive, they do so at the Prime Minister's orders.
 
 

Sarah van Gelder
WISCONSIN UPRISING JUST A BEGINNING
by Sarah van Gelder
  US Feb 26 Day of Action to see flash mob/sit-ins calling out corporate tax cheats.
 

Matthew Wisniewski
ROCKING IN THE STATE HOUSE
by Matthew Wisniewski
  Video shows spirit of protesters occupying Madison State Capitol building.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
CANADIAN WORKERS COMPETE WITH MEXICAN "SLAVERY" by Ish Theilheimer
  Protests expose ugly truth of place to which Canadian jobs are literally being trucked.
 

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Geoffrey Stevens

HARPER MAY BE ON VERGE OF MAJORITY
by Geoffrey Stevens
  Polls show Conservatives close to 40 percent needed.
 
 

David Suzuki and Faisal MoolaScience matters

KIDS AND EXERCISE by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola
  Teach your children – by example – how to be healthy.
 

Signs of the times
KINDRED STRUGGLES
  Oh, and the workers are marching in Ohio too.

Oh, and the workers are marching in Ohio, too...

Bill TielemanCanadian Politics

NEW INFO FROM BASI-VIRK WIRETAPS by Bill Tieleman
  Paul Martin supporters received free flight from owner of Vancouver Canucks hockey team.
 

Elsie Hambrook
THE DAY THAT CANADIAN WOMEN REBELLED
by Elsie Hambrook
  Valentine's Day brings sweet memories of the women's constitution revolution.
 

Inside Queen's Park
ELECTION SIGNALS FLYING
by Inside Queen's Park
  Despite wind farm goof, McGuinty's Liberals are gearing up for an election.
 

Natural Resources Defense Council
ERCB OOPS
from the Natural Resources Defense Council
  Alberta government response to tar sands pipeline safety report riddled with errors.
 

AGRIBIZ LOBBY DEFEATS BILL ON GMOS by Ish Theilheimer
  Liberal and Conservative cooperation kills Bill forcing study of effects on exports.

Richard WagameseOne native life

RETURN OF THE BUFFALO by Richard Wagamese
  Plains bison herd thrives in Saskatchewan refuge.
 
 

Workplaces
Workers Health and Safety CentreCRUSHED BY A BACKHOE from the Workers Health and Safety Centre
  Prosecution in worker's death leads to second C-45 ("Westray Act") conviction.

Media
CRTC BACKS DOWN ON ALLOWING FALSE NEWS by SGN staff
  Despite apparent cave-in to citizen pressure, Harper government continues assault on telecom public interest.

Uri AvneryWorld beat

THE GENIE IS OUT OF THE BOTTLE by Uri Avnery
  As Arab world marches towards freedom, Israel would be wise to join them.
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
FOLLOW WISCONSIN
Volunteers are live-streaming video from the Wisconsin state house in Madison, on a new (2007) social media platform for news, on a website that offers training to be a "citizen journalist"...
  theuptake.org
 

Adele M StanHot headlines

UNION-BUSTING BUDGET BACKFIRES by Adele M Stan
  Wisconsin is a battleground against the billionaire Kochs' plan to break labour's back.
 

"SUDDEN" UPRISING FOLLOWED TWO YEARS OF ORGANIZING by David D Kirkpatrick And David E Sanger
  Young Egyptians and Tunisians collaborated to shake Arab history.

Matt Taibbi
HIGH FRAUD AND NO JAIL TIME
by Matt Taibbi
  Financial crooks brought down the world's economy – but no one has been prosecuted.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer
ARABS ARE NO FOOLS
by Gwynne Dyer
  Islamist radicalism has no hold over peaceful Egyptian revolution.
 
 

WISCONSIN WORKERS ON THE MARCH by Bryan G Pfeifer
  Tens of thousands liberate state Capitol in Madison.

Robert Fisk
ISLAM HAS LITTLE DO WITH IT
by Robert Fisk
  Mid-East uprisings are secular popular revolts – yet everyone is blaming religion.
 
 

WHEN A NATION GOES INSANE by Robert Freeman
  Republicans lecturing Americans on economics is like the captain of the Titanic lecturing on how to avoid icebergs.

Ian's PizzaTake action!
PIZZA FOR PROTESTERS from Ian's Pizza
  Madison pizza parlor takes donations, delivers to protesters occupying State Capitol building.
 

Feedback from our readers
RE: WRONG FIT IN THE COCKPIT by Jim
  With a full payload, F35 would no longer be stealthy.

Humour
SWOLLEN FOOT from the Internet
  Follow all prescriptions carefully.
 

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