Posted: May 11, 2011
THE TROUBLE WITH THE TFSA by Linda McQuaig
Tax Free Savings Accounts are first step to abolishing tax on capital gains.
EATING IN THE DESERT by Lester R Brown
Water shortages threaten food future in the Arab Middle East.
MY FRIEND ALLAN BLAKENEY by Dennis Gruending
Biographer recounts how interviews led to warm and lasting friendship.
MAINSTREAM MEDIA ENDORSED HARPER!
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TIME FOR THE LEFT TO FIGHT WEALTH TRANSFERS by Ish Theilheimer
Say "no" to US model of helping millionaires at the expense of working people.
OBAMA RE-FRAMING THE WAR by Penney Kome
Bin Laden assassination changes the US national narrative.
FRESH FROM THE TAP by David Suzuki
Let's not take our abundance of clean water for granted.
CANCEL THE F-35S by Geoffrey Stevens
And here's some other free advice on how to govern with a majority.
FINDING OUR FEET
Options include weeding, seeding, and maybe a bobcat or two.
Rant and Roar
Lessons from the election
CANADA'S VOTING NOT "FAIR" by Michael Cowley-Owen
Most democratic countries use proportional system.
SASKATCHEWAN VOTED CONSERVATIVE by Jim Harding
And: assessing what Harper's majority means for Canada's sustainability.
STELMACH'S COMMISSION SURPRISES by Gillian Steward
Alberta gets a warning about relying on oil.
BY-ELECTION FOR CHRISTY CLARK by Bill Tieleman
New BC Liberal leader offers more politics-as-usual.
ONE MORE KICK AT THE VOTING SYSTEM by Stephen Kimber
Harper's majority was due to a measly 6200 votes in only 14 ridings.
SEX TALK IN THE OFFICE by Jody Dallaire
Even non-harassing sex talk can create a poisoned environment.
CHRISTIANS MUST CALL FOR THIS WAR TO END by Jim Wallis
Intelligence, not combat, found bin Laden.
FOREIGN COMPANIES BUYING INTO TARSANDS by Tony Clark
Canada losing profits and control as refining moves to countries with low labour and environmental standards.
CONFLICT OVER REGULATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT by Jim Hightower
Vermont legislature denies extension for plant of the same vintage and make as Japan's crippled reactors.
OBSOLETE BIN LADEN by Uri Avnery
Only Americans believed in bin Laden's dream of a new Caliphate.
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Homegrown, employee-owned for-profit businesses are at the heart of regenerating urban economies, through a co-operative business model implemented in blighted Cleveland, Ohio.
AFTER BIN LADEN by Gwynne Dyer
If they have any strength, al-Qaeda leaders will try to goad the USA with violence.
THE VOTING MAJORITY IS WATCHING from Leadnow.ca
Most voters cast their ballots for change, not for the Conservatives.
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REVIEWING THE NEWS OUTLETS by Jack Holliston
We believe the CBC has a short life expectancy.
GREAT BASEBALL QUOTES from the Internet
Ninety percent of the game is half mental: Yogi Berra.