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Posted: June 08, 2011

Colleen M Flood
TIME FOR CANADA TO IMPROVE OUR HEALTH CARE PERFORMANCE
by Colleen M Flood
  Canada fourth-highest spender, tenth highest in health indicators: report.
 

Linda McQuaig
CANADA MINES AFRICAN DISCONTENT
by Linda McQuaig
  Tanzanian uprising against Barrick Gold leaves seven villagers shot dead.
 
 

Stephen Leahy
EUROPE SOWING THE SEEDS OF HUNGER
by Stephen Leahy
  Monoculture crops especially at risk from climate change, water shortages.
 
 

David Korten

PHANTOM WEALTH
by David Korten
  Introducing seven ways to stop Wall Street's con game.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

EMPOWERMENT ECONOMICS by Ish Theilheimer
  For 13 years, the PEF has helped the public look up the high priests' skirts.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

THE ANTHROPOCENE EPOCH
by David Suzuki
  Humans may have loaded the bases, but nature bats last.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight
SETTLING FOR CRUMBS IN SENATE REFORM by Geoffrey Stevens
  Major constitutional changes would require consent from most or all provinces.
 

MeanToons
DRESS CODE FOR KANDAHAR
  Uniforms weren't designed for the affluent.

Uniforms weren't designed for the affluent...
Rant and Roar

Gillian StewardCanadian Politics

DRILL, BABY, DRILL! by Gillian Steward
  Alberta moves into boom territory.
 
 

Bill Tieleman

BUSINESS BEFORE HUMAN RIGHTS
by Bill Tieleman
  Canada supports Arab Spring but ignores Chinese dissidents.
 
 

Janice Harvey

LIMITS TO GROWTH
by Janice Harvey
  Global resource consumption is exploding.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
WELL QUALIFIED BUT...
by Stephen Kimber
  NDP appointments to boards and commissions raise charges of patronage.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time
ABOLISHING THE LONG-FORM CENSUS MUZZLES WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS by Jody Dallaire
  Solid data form the basis for developing and implementing policies.
 

One native life
Richard Wagamese

LIKE EAGLES SOAR
by Richard Wagamese
  Practice makes exertion look graceful.
 
 

James ClancyWorkplaces
RECYCLED BUDGET NO HELP TO STRUGGLING FAMILIES from NUPGE
  Harperites refuse to say where they will cut or how much they will spend.
 

CUPW CALLS FOR CONSULTATION ON NEW TECHNOLOGY by Ish Theilheimer
  Postal union demands a vision for the future that includes workers.

World beat
Janet Larsen
THE HIGH COST OF MANUFACTURING PROSPERITY
by Janet Larsen
  Pollution-related cancer is now the leading cause of death in China.
 

Janet KeepingFaith speaks

SKEPTICISM ABOUT AN OFFICE OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM by Janet Keeping
  Freedom of conscience is the key.
 

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Hot headlines
SELLING FEAR from Rolling Stone
  Roger Ailes built the very profitable Fox News fear factory.

THE OLD ECONOMY IS BROKEN by Gar Alperovitz
  Meet the people and ideas on the cutting edge of the movement for a new economy.

Amnesty.caTake action!
OILSANDS ON FIRST NATION LANDS from Amnesty.ca
  Urge the Government of Alberta to respect the rights of the Lubicon Cree.
 

Feedback from our readers
SELLING BULK WATER by cyberclark
  Weatherford Project could send 2/3 of Peace River south right away.

Humour
THOUGHTS FROM 25-35 YEAR OLDS from funny.com
  "Bad decisions make good stories".
 

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