Posted: June 29, 2011
NOT IN THE MAIL by Ryan McGreal
Canada Post debate rife with misinformation.
HARPER'S IRON FIST by Jim Stanford
The velvet glove comes off Harperites' labour relations agenda.
REDUCING PHARMACEUTICAL COSTS by Colleen Flood
Canada could learn from New Zealand's independent agency.
TALKING GREEN IS CHEAP by Stephen Leahy
Postponing emissions cuts carries steep price-tag.
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"WE ARE FACING A MONSTER": JEAN-CLAUDE PARROT by Ish Theilheimer
Handling of Canada Post and Air Canada disputes shows Harperites' plan to crush labour.
GREEN YOUTH by David Suzuki
How to become an environmentalist.
MPS SLEEPING IN THEIR OFFICES by Geoffrey Stevens
Majority does not give Harper carte blanche.
NOT AS I DO...
Meet the would-be puppet-master.
Rant and Roar
RIOTERS HAVE POOR ROLE MODELS by Bill Tieleman
The rot in our society starts at the top.
LIES, DAMNED LIES, AND CARBON CAPTURE by Ricardo Acuña
Alberta to "educate" public on virtues on tar sands.
THE NAMING OF SCHOOLS by Stephen Kimber
Heroes often have blemishes.
WOMEN'S WORLDS by Jody Dallaire
Women gather from across Canada, around the world.
One native life
GATHERING FIREWOOD by Richard Wagamese
Working together erases differences.
NUPGE CELEBRATES PRIDE WEEK by the National Union of Public and General Employees
Here is a free Full Human Rights for All poster.
WHY THE US DENIES CLIMATE CHANGE by William A Collins
Corporations have purchased politicians, media, advertising, think tanks, and meteorologists.
ROLLING OUT THE MUSKOKA INITIATIVE by Jennifer Slawich and Dr Bob Dickson
GAVI Alliance eradicates the child killers.
KEEP YOUR VIDEO RIGHTS by Scott Burke
Creative Commons license for Youtube could be costly for video makers.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|SHARING THE LAND –
The community gardens movement is spreading to private yards. Land holders can register to make plots available (for a share of fresh veggie bounty). Green thumbs can find garden space to practice their skills. Everyone eats better, and maybe some of the fresh produce even makes its way to the local food bank.
LEAVING AFGHANISTAN IN TURMOIL by Gwynne Dyer
Not much has changed in the war-torn country.
LIVES ON THE LINE IN BANGALADESH from Change.org
Tell Walmart: intervene before labour activists are sentenced to death.
Feedback from our readers
HAPPY CANADA DAY! by David McLaren
Québec's Orange Crush shows we can all live together chez nous.
THE PURINA DIET from funny.com
Shaggy dogs need no license.