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Posted: July 27, 2011

Bill Tieleman

LEADING THE NDP
by Bill Tieleman
  Jack Layton replacement an unusual choice.
 
 

Stephen Leahy
COOK ISLANDS AIMS FOR 100 PERCENT GREEN ENERGY BY 2020
by Stephen Leahy
  Stephen Leahy interviews Henry Puna, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands.
 

Janet Redman
CONNECTING EXTREME WEATHER DOTS ACROSS THE MAP
by Janet Redman
  Talking about the weather isn't small talk any more.
 
 

NORWEGIAN SUSPECT IN COURT from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
  Norway mourns as anti-Muslim movement exposed.

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

SPINNING PRIVATE INTEREST by Ish Theilheimer
  Anti-cycling populists appeal to frustrated commuters.
 
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

FOSSIL FUEL IS FOSSIL FUEL
by David Suzuki
  Natural gas is not a solution for climate change.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight
PROSECUTING WHITE COLLAR CRIME, SLOWLY by Geoffrey Stevens
  Key Sponsorship Scandal figure can't wriggle away from facing charges.
 

In Other Words
WHO'S EXTREME? by Kahlil Bendib
  Check name-calling against delivery.

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Gillian StewardCanadian Politics

SIX CANDIDATES BID TO BE ALBERTA PREMIER by Gillian Steward
  Tory leadership race heats up.
 

Paul Weinberg
POVERTY – ONTARIO'S PARIAH
by Paul Weinberg
  Pocketbook politics put a crimp in bid to up cruel welfare rates.
 
 

Mehdi Rizvi
IMMIGRANTS AND SHADOWS OF RECESSION
by Mehdi Rizvi
  Part-time and precarious work has increased for recent immigrants.
 
 

Equality time
Jody Dallaire

GENDER WAGE GAP
by Jody Dallaire
  Your period may be to blame.
 
 

Richard WagameseOne native life

ON BATTLE BLUFFS by Richard Wagamese
  History is all around us, if we just open ourselves up to it.
 
 

The Taylor report

Phil TaylorIMF DEMANDS STAGGER IRELAND by Phil Taylor
  Also: Phil's guests discuss cost of library closures, Rwanda's Criminal Tribunal.

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BC Federation of LabourWorkplaces
PUTTING CORPORATIONS UNDER MICROSCOPE from the BC Federation of Labour
  BC Federation of Labour report weighs costs, benefits of corporate concentration.

World beat
PLANTATIONS FOR AFRICA from Survival International
  Ethiopia gives farmland to foreigners while thousands starve.

Uri Avnery

CHANGE AFOOT IN ISRAEL
by Uri Avnery
  When even the New York Times gets mad, Israel has to listen.
 
 

John Gordon MillerMedia files

HEAD TO COME by John Gordon Miller
  Headlines grab readers.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
DECODE THE FINE PRINT –
Parallel to the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the US comes a new consumer-literacy project, with Ralph Nader on the team. We all know we's supposed to read the fine print. This website and project helps consumers understand what contract terms actually mean.
  faircontracts.org
 

Hot headlines
DON'T BLAME ISLAM FOR UTOYA MASSACRE from Russia Today TV
  West and US overlooked homegrown extremism.

Gwynne Dyer

REBEKAH BROOKS' WANDERING LAPTOP
by Gwynne Dyer
  Panic seizes Rupert Murdoch's empire.
 
 

Take action!
SHOW NORWEGIANS YOU CARE from VG Nett
  Add your name to the global "Hold Hands" vigil for massacre victims.

Humour
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! from the Internet
  Family story floats on fallacy.
 

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