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Posted: June 22, 2011

Armine Yalnizyan
INCOMES IN CANADA – BOOMING AND BUSTED
by Armine Yalnizyan
  National averages conceal reality that three provinces thrived and three suffered in the recession.
 

Gerald Caplan

THE NDP'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
by Gerald Caplan
  Opposition status adds exhilaration to the celebration.
 
 

Stephen Leahy
CANADA SPURNS KYOTO UPDATE FOR TAR SANDS
by Stephen Leahy
  Caught fibbing about emissions, Canada named "fossil of the day", again.
 

Dr Marc-André GagnonDr Sergio SismondoBEWARE THE GHOST(WRITER)S OF MEDICAL RESEARCH by Dr Marc-André Gagnon and Dr Sergio Sismondo
  Well-placed journal articles sell more pills than sales staff do.
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
COURAGEOUS LEADERS ARISE TO FIGHT CORPORATE POWER by Ish Theilheimer
  Napoleón Gómez of Mexico and Peter Rickman of Madison work bravely to unite workers against long odds.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

AGRI-BIZ FAILS FOOD CHALLENGE
by David Suzuki
  Small farms may be better for food security and biodiversity.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

ANOTHER THREE-WAY RACE LOOMS by Geoffrey Stevens
  How will the federal election outcome affect Ontario's vote in October?
 

MeanToons
VANCOUVER'S SHOCK
  These weren't just sore losers.

These weren't just sore losers...
Rant and Roar

Janice HarveyCanadian Politics

NEW NB FOREST POLICY by Janice Harvey
  Public needs clarification of quiet changes to forestry regulations.
 

Bill Tieleman
HST REFERENDUM A LESSON IN DEMOCRACY
by Bill Tieleman
  Upcoming vote will be historic test of voters' ability to call government to heel.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
PETER KELLY: THE JOKE'S ON US... STILL
by Stephen Kimber
  Halifax Mayor rocked by reaction to decision to front money for concert promoter.
 
 

ROOM TO MOVE from the Parkland Institute
  Alberta's taxes are too low to provide services Albertans need.

Equality time
Jody Dallaire

PRETTY, PINK, AND HELPLESS
by Jody Dallaire
  Promoting princess culture is ill advised for transition house.
 
 

Richard WagameseOne native life

THE EVERYDAY INDIAN by Richard Wagamese
  National Aboriginal Day needs to be extended through the year.
 
 

Workplaces
CAREGIVING WORK RECOGNIZED from the Canadian Labour Congress
  ILO convention on domestic workers will improve lives.

Joe Hansen
US SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH WALMART
by UFCW International President Joe Hansen
  UFCW responds to ruling that gender alone is not sufficient grounds for class action.
 

World beat
HISTORIC DECISION AT THE UNITED NATIONS from the Unitarian-Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)
  Human Rights Council passes first-ever resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity.

PICK OF THE WEEK
RIGHT FROM HIROSHIMA –
RT TV interviews Dr Robert Jacobs, Professor of nuclear history at the Hiroshima Peace Institute, about the situation at Fukushima. Jacobs terms public lack of awareness of radiation hazards as "A PR success but a public health care disaster".
  www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_rAX9TzY2A
 

Mark Leiren-YoungHot headlines
VANCOUVER: A SOCIAL MEDIA RIOT, MADE FOR TV by Mark Leiren-Young
  This wasn't 1994. This was weirder, more violent, driven by a lust for digital attention.
 

Gwynne Dyer
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF NON-VIOLENT REVOLUTION
by Gwynne Dyer
  Since 1986, non-violence has driven a great many dictators from power.
 

Dahr Jamail
FUKUSHIMA – MUCH WORSE THAN YOU THINK
by Dahr Jamail
  Scientific experts believe Japan's nuclear disaster to be far worse than governments are revealing to the public.
 
 

Chuck Strahl
PRIOR INFORMED CONSENT (PIC) NEEDED
by Chuck Strahl
  Asbestos should be listed in Rotterdam Convention as potentially harmful.
 
 

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  Tell Ontario government to curtail emissions involved with exporting electricity.

Feedback from our readers
RE: "IGNORANCE ABOUT HOMELESSNESS ISN'T BLISS" by Marg
  How would someone who has a mental illness get help and support?

Humour
SAYING THE RIGHT THING from funny.com
  The morning after, you reap what you sowed.
 

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