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Posted: April 27, 2011
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POST-ELECTION EDITION
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We're delaying publication of our weekly magazine by a day to bring you more thorough election analysis and commentary from leading Canadian writers... Please come back tomorrow!

If you haven't seen it yet, or are intested in more background, check out the Straight Goods News 2011 Election Section
 

Betty Plewes
TWO WARS, AND NO ELECTION DEBATE
by Betty Plewes
  Let's discuss Canada's role in Afghanistan and Libya, and our declining global reputation.
 
 

William A Collins

LIBYA "DEFENSE" IS ALL ABOUT THE OIL
by William A Collins
  When there's no oil, there's no intervention.
 
 

FIRST CHORNOBYL, THEN FUKUSHIMA by Charles Recknagel
  Energy hunters reconsider cost/risk/benefit of nuclear power.

Allan Blakeney
REMEMBERING ALLAN BLAKENEY
from the World Federalist Movement – Canada
  Former Saskatchewan premier was also a longtime World Federalist.
 

WAR? WHAT WAR?
TWO WARS?

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
UNEXPECTED TWIST IN FEDERAL CAMPAIGN by Ish Theilheimer
  Ignatieff and Liberals have only selves to blame as Layton forges ahead, on his cane.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki
PUT THE ENVIRONMENT BACK INTO THE ELECTION
by David Suzuki
  We Canadians are lucky; all we have to do is vote.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

"ORANGE SURGE" IS NO TSUNAMI by Geoffrey Stevens
  NDP's lead might not translate into seats in the House.
 

MeanToons
MISSING THE POWER BAR
  Liberals scramble to prevent blackout.

Liberals scramble to prevent blackout...
Rant and Roar

Gillian StewardCanadian Politics
ALBERTA IS USED TO HARPER-STYLE HARDBALL by Gillian Steward
  Doctors, landowners, universities all have reported Alberta government bullying.
 

Bill Tieleman

DIX, NDP UP FOR THE FIGHT
by Bill Tieleman
  Provincial election looms as the Stanley Cup Final of BC politics.
 
 

Jody Dallaire
POLITICAL CORRECTNESS MATTERS
by Jody Dallaire
  Police officer's comments on sexual assault were wrong as well as insensitive.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
THE CONSERVATIVES' LOW PROFILE CAMPAIGN
by Stephen Kimber
  It's don't-blame-me-I-voted-for time.
 
 

The Taylor report

Phil Taylor
JANE JACOBS' FORBIDDEN BOOK – AND LIVE POETRY
by Phil Taylor
  Guests on this show are Luciano Iacobelli and Robin Philpot.

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One native life
Richard Wagamese
THE KID IN ME
by Richard Wagamese
  Meeting a 14-year-old boy with a drunk father reminds me of myself at that age.
 
 

United SteelworkersWorkplaces
NAPOLEÓN GÓMEZ RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD from the United Steelworkers
  United Steelworkers salute Mexican Mineworkers' leader on the recognition of his work.

NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING from Health and Safety Ontario
  April 28 will be the 27th observance of an event that has become international.

World beat
Uri Avnery
TAHRIR SQUARE, TEL AVIV
by Uri Avnery
  Political change in Israel is as unlikely as, say, a Black US President.
 
 

John Gordon MillerMedia files

YAHOO TV by John Gordon Miller
  SUN TV's debut was less than auspicious.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
FUKUSHIMA UPDATES
Get regular updates from a retired nuclear engineer, Arnie Gundersen, who also interviews experts in other fields, such as epidemiology.
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Andrew NikiforukHot headlines
OIL'S EROSION OF CANADA A SILENT ELECTION ISSUE by Andrew Nikiforuk
  Petro wealth is fouling our country's character, as it did many others'.
 

Gwynne Dyer
TODAY, ECONOMIC REFUGEES
by Gwynne Dyer
  Tomorrow, the EU may well need to deal with climate refugees.
 
 

Greenpeace.caTake action!

STOP DARLINGTON EXPANSION from Greenpeace.ca
  Ontario Power Generation refuses to divulge nuclear risks, wants to build more plants.
 

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