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Posted: September 07, 2011

Linda McQuaig
EULOGY UPLIFTS PROGRESSIVES
by Linda McQuaig
  Stephen Harper had to rise each time Stephen Lewis inspired a standing ovation.
 
 

Mel Watkins
NDP-LIBERAL MERGER MAKES NO SENSE
by Mel Watkins
  First ascent to official Opposition status is wrong time to dissolve into some new formation.
 
 

Allan Maslove
CHANGE HEALTH ACCORD TO IMPROVE DELIVERY
by Allan Maslove
  Feds and provinces not even discussing vital health program issues.
 

AFGHANS SPEAK ABOUT 9/11 from Radio Free Europe
  Ten years later, locals believe their country is worse off.

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

SCIENCE ANALYZES CLASS WARFARE by Ish Theilheimer
  New psychological research confirms the rich truly are different – and potentially dangerous.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

EARTH STILL FULL OF SURPRISES
by David Suzuki
  Our future depends on learning more about our home planet.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

ONTARIO'S INSIPID ELECTION by Geoffrey Stevens
  Voters will be asking themselves these questions about each party.
 

MeanToons
TRICKIER THAN IT SEEMS
  Canada's changeover to digital airwaves raises imponderable questions.

Canada's changeover to digital airwaves raises imponderable questions...
Rant and Roar

Canadian Politics
Gillian Steward
SLAM POET RISES IN CALGARY
by Gillian Steward
  Spoken Word festival organizer in running for city Poet Laureate.
 

Bill Tieleman

AN UNDESERVED HONOUR
by Bill Tieleman
  Gordon Campbell nomination for Order of BC out of Order.
 
 

Janice Harvey
ANOTHER FRACKING PROTEST
by Janice Harvey
  NB government blames Conservation Council for powerful citizen resistance.
 
 

Mehdi Rizvi
IMMIGRANT UNEMPLOYMENT RISING
by Mehdi Rizvi
  Ontario Minister links immigrants to job growth, despite what numbers show now.
 
 

Stephen Kimber

ON YOUR MARK: HALIFAX MAYORAL RACE
by Stephen Kimber
  Solving murders top priority for one potential candidate.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

DELIVER US FROM OUR NEIGHBOURS' RELIGION by Jody Dallaire
  Big anti-abortion campaign planned for New Brunswick this fall.
 

The Taylor report

Phil TaylorLAYTON'S LEGACY, AND MEDIA ON LIBYA by Phil Taylor
  Phil's guests are Jacob Leibovitch and Phil Conlon.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

LIFE CHANGES YOU by Richard Wagamese
  Spoken word memoirs evoke turning points.
 
 

Workplaces
Ken Georgetti
WAGES STAGNANT OR DROPPING
by Ken Georgetti
  On Labour Day we ask: what has gone so wrong in Canada for working people?
 
 

CATASTROPHE TRAINING AFTER 9/11 from the New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  US Occupational Safety conference asks, "Are we prepared for the next 9/11?"

John Gordon MillerMedia files

DON'T BLAME CHRISTIE BLATCHFORD by John Gordon Miller
  Snarky column on Jack Layton's death reveals much about high-profile columnist.
 

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Noam ChomskyHot headlines

A DECADE AFTER 9/11 by Noam Chomsky
  The US responded just the way bin Laden wanted.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

NIGERIA'S VIOLENT PROBLEM IS LOCAL
by Gwynne Dyer
  Divided country could fall apart.
 
 

PROFITING FROM 9/11 by Graham Rayman
  For some, terrorist attacks have been a gold mine.

Take action!
IBM CAN HELP GHANA'S GAYS from Change.org
  Urge computer company to denounce Ghana's order to "Arrest all gays".

Feedback from our readers
REMEMBERING JACK by Jamie Dyer
  Chalk tribute sums up feisty NDP spirit.

Humour
FIVE JOKES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD from Yes Magazine
  Yes Men review successful protests that shook the world with laughter.
 

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