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Posted: August 10, 2011

Linda McQuaig

DEBT CRISIS DISGUISED TAX GRAB
by Linda McQuaig
  Tycoons laughing all the way to the bank.
 
 

Dennis Gruending
CONSERVATIVE PUNDITS DIMINISH THE VICTIMS IN NORWAY
by Dennis Gruending
  Right-wingers try to spin off mass murder as understandable, if not justified.
 

Javier SiciliaMadhu Suri Prakash
A POET REWRITES THE WAR ON DRUGS
by Madhu Suri Prakash
  Son's senseless death leads poet, populace, to cry, "Enough!"
 

Stephen Leahy
GRAND CHALLENGE FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE
by Stephen Leahy
  Feds fund catalyst grants in developing nations.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

GONE SPINNIN' by Ish Theilheimer
  Ish's editorial will return.
 
 

Penney Kome

LONDON IS BURNING
by Penney Kome
  "Thuggery" flash mobs take over urban, suburban streets.
 
 

David SuzukiScience matters

PAVING PARADISE by David Suzuki
  Cherry-picking offers lessons in life.
 
 

In other words
DEATH BY INFOTAINMENT by Khalil Bendib
  News media's financial losses seem self-inflicted.

News media's financial losses seem self-inflicted.

Gillian StewardCanadian Politics

EXPORTING TAR SANDS by Gillian Steward
  Canadian jobs lost down proposed Keystone pipeline: AFL.
 
 

Bill Tieleman

HYDRO PLAN A JOLT TO HOMEOWNERS
by Bill Tieleman
  Smart meters may not live up to their billing.
 
 

Native Women's Association of CanadaBC COMMISSION FAILS TO FUND GROUP from the Native Women's Association of Canada
  Native Women's Association of Canada calls for a National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal women and girls.

Stephen Kimber
SHRINKING HALIFAX CITY COUNCIL WOULD BE AN ERROR
by Stephen Kimber
  The size of the council is not what counts, but the quality of the councilors.
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

LIP SERVICE TO EQUALITY by Jody Dallaire
  Status of Women ministers say one thing but governments do another.
 

The Taylor report

Phil TaylorTHE POLITICS OF HEROISM by Phil Taylor
  This government celebrates slain combat soldiers, not slain peacekeepers.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

WHERE THE HEART IS by Richard Wagamese
  Born north of Kenora, raised everywhere, the author took a long time to find home.
 

Workplaces
Gil McGowan
CANADA NEEDS A TRUE NATIONAL ENERGY STRATEGY
by Gil McGowan
  Slowing tar sands development smarter than unlimited extraction, shipment.
 

Michael MooreUSA watch

THE DAY THE MIDDLE CLASS DIED by Michael Moore
  Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan fired air traffic controllers and broke the unions.
 

World beat
Uri Avnery
TENT CITY PROTESTS INSPIRE HOPE
by Uri Avnery
  Young Israelis emulate Tahrir Square, demand democracy and social services.
 
 

VIDEO: FUKUSHIMA KEEPS GETTING WORSE from Russia Today TV
  New readings outside stricken plants register off the top of the scale.

Saul LandauMedia files

MURDOCH'S AGENDA EXPOSED by Saul Landau
  He created the perfect atmosphere for criminal activities and called it "freedom of the press".
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
JAPANESE NEWS RIGHT FROM JAPAN –
Government-funded NHK television closely monitors situation at Fukushima power plants. Reports available online or on some cable television channels.
  www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld
 

Gwynne DyerHot headlines
THE IRRIGATION BUBBLE WILL POP IN 30 YEARS by Gwynne Dyer
  World food supplies depend on pumping increasingly scarce water supplies.
 

Take action!
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STOP THE SOMALI TRAGEDY
from Avaaz.org
  Ask UN to address food crisis in Somalia.
 

Humour
SAX AND VIOLENCE from The Muppet Show
  Muppet players find new uses for their instruments.
 

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