Posted: May 05, 2011
Post election special
JACK'S ENERGY, OPTIMISM DROVE ORANGE WAVE by Ish Theilheimer
And: prepare for "shock and awe" as Harper assumes full power.
WHAT MONDAY'S ELECTION RESULTS DISGUISE by Marc Zwelling
Harperite votes increased by 623,000.
ELECTION PRODUCES A FUNDAMENTAL REALIGNMENT by Geoffrey Stevens
Parliament will be a very different place.
POLITICS, THE PRESS, AND BAD NEWS FOR DEMOCRACY by Dwayne Winseck
92 percent of newspaper endorsements were for Conservatives.
JACK TRIPS THE LIGHT FANTASTIC
We hear he is a whiz of a wiz, if ever a wiz there was.
Rant and Roar
Lessons from the election
CATCH 22 WRAPS UP from the Catch 22 team
Results did not reach the goal.
VOTING THE ODDS by Alice Funke
The Conservatives love the "strategic voting" sites – here's why.
A MAJORITY OF SEATS BUT NOT OF VOTES by Adil Sayeed
An Alternative Voting system would help build a better Canada.
MAINSTREAM MEDIA ENDORSED HARPER!
Just another reason that it's so important to support independent media in Canada.
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HOW THE US FOUND, AND KILLED, OSAMA BIN LADEN by Heather Maher
Painstaking intelligence-gathering led to President Obama's fateful decision.
OIL AND TRUST by David Suzuki
Fossil fuel industry gives us cause to be skeptical.
FOUR YEARS OF CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY GOVERNMENT by Bill Tieleman
Jack Layton won big, due to his appealing personality, backed with an excellent campaign.
VOTE MOBS by Jody Dallaire
Youth are coming up with new takes on civic engagement.
ELECTION 2011: A STRANGE SWEET TRIP THAT MAY NOT BE OVER by Stephen Kimber
Canadians took back their politics, and produced a result no one expected.
TAR SANDS AND THE ELECTION by Ricardo Acuña
Conservatives conjured up a threat to the tar sands.
BIZARRE STORIES SURFACE AT SUN MEDIA by John Gordon Miller
Flimsy smears slip through as Sun proclaims its professionalism.
LABOUR AROUND THE WORLD by Harry Kelber
Celebrating May Day, Workers' Memorial Day, and union actions globally.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|FUN WITH FIGURES
People who like browsing databases should be pleased with the political statistics on SG's Pick of the Week. The main attraction, of course, is the way Alice Funke analyzes and interprets the numbers.
OSAMA BIN LADEN IS DEAD by Katrina vanden Heuvel
It's time to end the War on Terror.
IF PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD FAILS, EVERYTHING MAY CHANGE by Gwynne Dyer
Syria is the lynchpin of the alliance against Israel.
OSAMA BIN LADEN'S PAKISTAN MANSION by Asra Q Nomani
What's shocking is the USA pretends Pakistan is not a haven for terrorists.
TRADING A DYSFUNCTIONAL PARLIAMENT FOR A POLARIZED ONE by Chantal Hébert
NDP in Opposition will go head to head with Conservatives.
MALL FLASH MOB from ParkourEntTM
Fame can be a slam dunk.