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Posted: March 02, 2011

Stephen Leahy
THE TWO PERCENT SOLUTION
by Stephen Leahy
  UN report urges nations to put two percent of global economy into Green Economy.
 
 

David Julian Wightman
HELD BUT NOT CHARGED
by David Julian Wightman
  Algerian refugee Mohamed Harkat under house arrest due to Kafkaesque secret trial.
 
 

"Anonymous" hackersHACKER GROUP TARGETS KOCH BROTHERS from "Anonymous" hackers
  "Anonymous" calls for boycott of Georgia-Pacific paper products.
 

CALL FOR G20 PUBLIC INQUIRY from CCLA and NUPGE
  CCLA and NUPGE report documents police violations of protesters' rights.

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Mel WatkinsGuest editorial

LAFONTAINE AND BALDWIN by Mel Watkins
  19th century politicians fought for made-in-Canada democracy.
 
 

Insight
Geoffrey Stevens

PRE-ELECTION TRADITION FLOURISHES
by Geoffrey Stevens
  Harperites bribing voters with their own money.
 
 

David Suzuki and Faisal MoolaScience matters

KICKING THE TAILPIPE by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola
  If there is a war on cars, which side is winning?
 

MeanToons
SQUATTING...
  Here is one view of nation-building.

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Gillian StewardCanadian Politics

AN OILY SILVER LINING by Gillian Steward
  Mideast turmoil is good news for Alberta.
 
 

Bill Tieleman

CHRISTY CLARK NEW LIBERAL LEADER
by Bill Tieleman
  BC Liberal party now split down the middle.
 
 

Elsie Hambrook
SEXISM AND ADVERTISING
by Elsie Hambrook
  Superbowl ads far from the only negative media images of women.
 
 

Diana GibsonRicardo AcuñaTORIES' GROSS FISCAL MISMANAGEMENT SELLS ALBERTANS SHORT by Diana Gibson and Ricardo Acuña
  Government focuses on spending without beefing up available revenues.
 

One native life
Richard Wagamese
SCROLLS
by Richard Wagamese
  Words cannot exist without feeling, whether on paper or birch bark.
 
 

Workplaces
MARCHING TO MADISON from CUPE, PSAC and CEP
  Canadian unions join Wisconsin protests against eliminating collective bargaining.

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING A HUMAN RIGHT from Human Rights Watch
  State proposals violate international labour laws.

World beat
PEACE PACT IN PAKISTAN by Abubakar Siddique
  Shi'a and Sunnis reach rapprochment in corner of Pashtun.

Phil LeighMedia files

CABLE OPERATORS WILL ABANDON TV by Phil Leigh
  Forget content; Time Warner's profit margin on ISPs was 95 percent in 2009.
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
A PROGRESSIVE TEA PARTY —
Cutbacks are one way to balance a budget. Another way is to make corporations pay the taxes they owe. Now Canada has its own "Uncut" movement, like the UK and US movements picketing corporate offices, demanding they pay up.
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Hot headlines
STATE BUDGET CLASHES SPREAD TO INDIANA, OHIO by Michael A Fletcher And Brady Dennis
  Indiana Democrats also flee, to deny quorum.

George Lakoff
VIEW ON WISCONSIN
by George Lakoff
  The real point of collective bargaining is the idea of fairness inherent in democracy.
 
 

CANADA'S CHANCE TO PLAY HERO WITH MEDICINES by Stephanie Law
  Bill could break log jam holding back cheap, timely drugs for poorer countries. Why are Liberals opposed?

Johann Hari

HOW TO BUILD A PROGRESSIVE TEA PARTY
by Johann Hari
  Johann Hari describes the beginning of the "Uncut" movement
 
 

Mohamed HarkatTake action!
STOP SECRET TRIALS from the Justice for Mohamed Harkat Committee
  Sign the statement against security certificates.
 

Humour
FAIR SHARES from Trina
  The first cut is the deepest.
 

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