Posted: September 07, 2011
EULOGY UPLIFTS PROGRESSIVES by Linda McQuaig
Stephen Harper had to rise each time Stephen Lewis inspired a standing ovation.
NDP-LIBERAL MERGER MAKES NO SENSE by Mel Watkins
First ascent to official Opposition status is wrong time to dissolve into some new formation.
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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SCIENCE ANALYZES CLASS WARFARE by Ish Theilheimer
New psychological research confirms the rich truly are different – and potentially dangerous.
EARTH STILL FULL OF SURPRISES by David Suzuki
Our future depends on learning more about our home planet.
ONTARIO'S INSIPID ELECTION by Geoffrey Stevens
Voters will be asking themselves these questions about each party.
TRICKIER THAN IT SEEMS
Canada's changeover to digital airwaves raises imponderable questions.
Rant and Roar
SLAM POET RISES IN CALGARY by Gillian Steward
Spoken Word festival organizer in running for city Poet Laureate.
AN UNDESERVED HONOUR by Bill Tieleman
Gordon Campbell nomination for Order of BC out of Order.
ANOTHER FRACKING PROTEST by Janice Harvey
NB government blames Conservation Council for powerful citizen resistance.
IMMIGRANT UNEMPLOYMENT RISING by Mehdi Rizvi
Ontario Minister links immigrants to job growth, despite what numbers show now.
ON YOUR MARK: HALIFAX MAYORAL RACE by Stephen Kimber
Solving murders top priority for one potential candidate.
DELIVER US FROM OUR NEIGHBOURS' RELIGION by Jody Dallaire
Big anti-abortion campaign planned for New Brunswick this fall.
One native life
LIFE CHANGES YOU by Richard Wagamese
Spoken word memoirs evoke turning points.
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?"
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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UK media analysis site seeks "to raise awareness of the systemic failure of the corporate media to report the world honestly and accurately." Started in 2001.
A DECADE AFTER 9/11 by Noam Chomsky
The US responded just the way bin Laden wanted.
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.
IBM CAN HELP GHANA'S GAYS from Change.org
Urge computer company to denounce Ghana's order to "Arrest all gays".
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REMEMBERING JACK by Jamie Dyer
Chalk tribute sums up feisty NDP spirit.
FIVE JOKES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD from Yes Magazine
Yes Men review successful protests that shook the world with laughter.