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Posted: June 01, 2011

Armine Yalnizyan
INCOME-SPLITTING HELPS ONLY WEALTHY FAMILIES
by Armine Yalnizyan
  Single parents, low income family won't benefit from proposed tax change.
 

CANADA URGENTLY NEEDS A ROAD SAFETY STRATEGY by Jim Goss
  Unfortunately, the new plan from Transport Canada isn't it.

Nicholas HirstNoralou Roos
THE "SILVER TSUNAMI" SCARE
by Noralou Roos and Nicholas Hirst
  Seniors are not a threat to health care.
 
 

Dennis Gruending

PRAYERS FOR HARPER
by Dennis Gruending
  Election 2011 brought political and religious polarization.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

POSTIES YES! by Ish Theilheimer
  Postal workers provide model for public servants by framing their work as pro-customer.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

SPINNING FOR WORLD HEALTH
by David Suzuki
  Burn calories, not gas: Ride a bike.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

KILLING POLITICAL SUBSIDIES by Geoffrey Stevens
  Conservatives keep tax credit and expense reimbursement measures, to their own benefit.
 

MeanToons
HOCKEY FANS
  Hey, you never know who follows sports news.

Hey, you never know who follows sports news...
Rant and Roar

Peter TabunsCanadian Politics

STONE COLD ZONING by Peter Tabuns
  Free-for-all mega-quarries not just a rural problem.
 
 

Bill Tieleman

SELLING A GULLIBLE PUBLIC ON HST
by Bill Tieleman
  Christy Clark is trying to buy us with our own money.
 
 

Ricardo Acuña
CORPORATE ACCESS TO WATER
by Ricardo Acuña
  Nestle Chair says they talk to Alberta government about water; public hasn't yet.
 
 

Stephen Kimber

DARRELL DEXTER VISITS OTTAWA
by Stephen Kimber
  NS Premier seeks federal projects for local jobs.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

BIG BOX BABYSITTING by Jody Dallaire
  Corporate child care is not the solution.
 
 

The Taylor report

Phil TaylorTHE IMF, LIBYA, AND MONARCHIES by Phil Taylor
  Interviews: Diana Johnstone on the IMF, Stephen Gowans on the peace movement.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

COMMON MAGIC by Richard Wagamese
  Dissipating clouds made a young boy feel powerful.
 
 

Workplaces
Harry Kelber

UNIONS PART OF "ARAB SPRING"
by Harry Kelber
  And: strikes at Paris FedEx, Turkish airport, Brazilian auto plant.
 
 

United Steelworkers
FALSE ECONOMY IN SECURITY FUNDING
from the United Steelworkers
  Conservative cuts compromise airport security: Steelworkers.
 

World beat
Greenpeace
JAPAN LIMITS MONITORING
from Greenpeace
  Greenpeace Fukushima radiation research reveals serious marine contamination.
 

GERMANY TO END NUCLEAR POWER BY 2022 from Radio Free Europe
  Public reaction to Fukushima disaster prompts political response.

Reilly YeoMedia files

TOWARDS AN OPEN INTERNET POLICY by Reilly Yeo
  Like the government itself, our internet policy needs to be accountable to Canadians.
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
TAILORED NEWS, LIKE IT OR NOT - TED VIDEO WITH ELI PARISER
As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview.
  www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html
 

Gwynne DyerHot headlines

EXPECT MORE NON-VIOLENT PALESTINIAN PROTESTS by Gwynne Dyer
  But Israel will never consent to Obama's policy.
 

Sharon Begley
FREAK STORMS THE NEW NORM
by Sharon Begley
  World not prepared to deal with increasing floods, tornadoes and other disasters.
 
 

TARSANDS EMISSIONS OMITTED by Mike De Souza
  Harperites acknowledge excluding vital data from required UN report.

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  Ask Walmart to have its suppliers drop bogus charges against local labour leaders.

Feedback from our readers
RE: "TEAM UP FOR BETTER HEALTH CARE" by Anne Rochon Ford
  Holistic approach should include complementary classes.

Humour
RAINBOWS AND LOLLIPOPS from LifeasaReader
  Laughing well is the best revenge.
 

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