Posted: September 21, 2011
SINGING AGAINST TAR SANDS by Angela Sterritt
Ten-year-old First Nations student protests oil pipeline with original song.
CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS GLOBAL SECURITY by Stephen Leahy
9/11? Much more of New York will be gone if Arctic ice keeps melting at current rates.
CD HOWE INSTITUTE REPORT SHILLS FOR OIL COMPANIES by Erin Weir
Two kinds of oil royalties: lowering one won't necessarily increase the other.
FRANCE AND GERMANY PUSHING AHEAD WITH ROBIN HOOD TAX by NUPGE
Tax on financial transactional transactions could fund development in poorer nations.
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NDP SET TO RUMBLE, HARPER SET TO ROLL by Ish Theilheimer
House of Commons returns, with worst yet to come.
VANISHING REINDEER by David Suzuki
Woodland caribou are at a crossroads.
HEY ONTARIO! THERE'S AN ELECTION! by Geoffrey Stevens
Will someone please set the woods on fire?
In other words
ENOUGH WAR ALREADY!
Bring on the peacekeepers.
FOOD IN THE DESERT by Gillian Steward
Albertan researches drought-tolerant crops for a future thirsty world.
POLITICAL ATTACKS A CARTOON CAPER by Bill Tieleman
Ad from BC Liberals and Vancouver NPA likely to blow up in their faces.
DOCUMENTARY DESERVES REPLY by Stephen Kimber
Flight 111 and might-have-could-have-possibly-maybe.
FRIDAY PRAYERS IN THE LUNCHROOM by Mehdi Rizvi
School board defends decision to let majority-Muslim school open room for Friday prayers.
OMNIBUS CRIME BILL COSTLY from the John Howard Society of Canada and Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Multi-billion dollar tab would threaten essential social programs.
SUPPORT CHICKEN RANCHERS by Janice Harvey
Sole producer/processor tries to undermine poultry management system.
TOWARDS A REAL POVERTY REDUCTION PLAN by Jody Dallaire
Sudden minimum wage freeze undercuts credibility of vaunted new program.
One native life
JUST THE RIGHT WORD by Richard Wagamese
You don't have to be an elephantine pedant to love dictionaries.
NEW PUBLIC SECTOR COALITION from the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
Federal public service unions call for partnership with Canadians.
FIRED FOR ORGANIZING A UNION by Josh Eidelson
US companies dump workers for union activity all the time, and they often get away with it.
AFTER THE UN RECOGNITION OF PALESTINE by Uri Avnery
Naming of occupation, while necessary, will lead to bloody demonstrations against settlers.
THE PRICE OF FREE CULTURE by John Degen
If free culture is going to be so great, why are bullies in charge of it?
FLOATING BORDERS by Gwynne Dyer
Maritime countries easily drift into confrontations.
STOP BILL C-4 from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Changes to immigration and refugee law would jeopardize basic civil liberties.
Feedback from our readers
RE: "NDP-LIBERAL MERGER MAKES NO SENSE" by Meyer Brownstone
Left-wing Liberals are welcome to join the NDP.
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