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Posted: September 14, 2011

Stephen Leahy
US AWASH IN OIL AND LIES: REPORT
by Stephen Leahy
  Keystone XL intended mainly to transport Canadian oil to American refineries for export to overseas markets.
 
 

Laura Kaminker
ADVERTISING AND PROPAGANDA
by Laura Kaminker
  Tarnished companies trying to reverse public opinion with feel-good ads.
 
 

Gerald Caplan

THE WORLD AFTER 9/11
by Gerald Caplan
  Conservatives seized upon shock to implement their doctrines.
 
 

Elizabeth Lee Ford Jones
THE KIDS ARE NOT ALL RIGHT
by Elizabeth Lee Ford Jones, MD
  Disadvantaged children's health conditions have deteriorated in the last 35 years.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
CONSERVATIVES USED 9/11 TO TILT ALL THE TABLES by Ish Theilheimer
  "Security" costs and clandestine establishment sandbag economy as well as civil liberties.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

24 PRESENTERS IN 24 TIME ZONES
by David Suzuki
  Live climate broadcast is a reality show worth watching.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

POLLS FLIP IN ONTARIO ELECTION by Geoffrey Stevens
  "Wedge" issues and "outlier" polls muddy the forecast.
 
 

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MODERN ED
  Boot up for learning.

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Canadian Politics
Mehdi Rizvi
XENOPHOBIA, ONTARIO
by Mehdi Rizvi
  Conservative Leader Tim Hudak falls back on flogging fear of the foreign.
 
 

Bill Tieleman

LESSONS FROM THE HST DEFEAT
by Bill Tieleman
  Public rejection throws new light on Liberal government claims.
 
 

Janice Harvey

FRACAS OVER FRACKING
by Janice Harvey
  "Education" not the answer to anti-fracking public protests.
 
 

Stephen Kimber

REMEMBERING THE CITADEL (HOTEL)
by Stephen Kimber
  Halifax landmark to be replaced.
 
 

Samantha Power

FORGOTTEN SKILLS
by Samantha Power
  Reskilling Edmonton looks to share skills between generations.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

SELLING BRAS TO BABIES by Jody Dallaire
  Something's wrong when sexy comes before puberty.
 
 

The Taylor report

Phil TaylorNATO'S "REGIME CHANGE EXPRESS" by Phil Taylor
  Guests Zafar Bangash and Michael Chossudovsky discuss Libya with Phil.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

THE POWWOW KID by Richard Wagamese
  Despite all odds, he danced.
 
 

Workplaces
NUPGEENDING BULLYING by NUPGE
  Nova Scotia union celebrates first anniversary of Bully-Free Workplace Program.
 

John Gordon MillerMedia files

HARPER'S LOOSE TERMINOLOGY by John Gordon Miller
  Media fail to demand the Prime Minister define what he means by "Islamicism".
 

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George LakoffHot headlines

HOW CONSERVATIVES USED 9/11 by George Lakoff
  Consolidation of conservative power a study in intimidation via framing.
 

Greenpeace
REMEMBERING DAVE MARTIN
from Greenpeace
  Non-violent environmentalist, anti-nuke leader, dies at 56.
 
 

Michael Moore
SPEAKING TRUTH AT THE OSCARS
by Michael Moore
  "I was the most hated man in America" — Michael Moore.
 
 

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Amnesty.caPROTECT THE LUBICON from Amnesty.ca
  Urge the government of Alberta to respect the rights of the Lubicon Cree.
 

Feedback from our readers
ANOTHER SIDE OF 9/11 by Jack Holliston
  Disaster symbolism strengthens the Republican frame.

Humour
DISTRACTION IS THE KEY from YouTube
  This magic trick will amaze you.
 

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