Posted: October 05, 2011
DISPARITY HURTS EVERYONE by Armine Yalnizyan
Here's why even big business is worried about income inequality.
BUILT BY GENERATIONS OF FARMERS by Terry Boehm
The Canadian Wheat Board must not be lost to right-wing ideology.
TRUE SAFETY LIES IN CRIME PREVENTION by Irvin Waller
A crime-reduction board would make streets, families and communities safer.
PEACE TABLE TALKS NEED WOMEN from Oxfam
Ten years of gains for Afghan women under threat, warns Oxfam.
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OCCUPY WALL STREET FEEDS ON ANGER AT ECONOMIC SYSTEM by Ish Theilheimer
And, provincial voters defy right-wing tide.
ANATOMY OF A WESTERN UPRISING by Penney Kome
Amped Status describes the origins of Occupy Wall Street.
BC'S "ENVIRONMENTAL SCHOOL" by David Suzuki
Pilot project takes students into the outdoors and the community.
ONTARIO: GETTING VOTERS TO THE POLLS by Geoffrey Stevens
Election will turn on the turnout of marginal supporters.
NOT A TAXI SERVICE
Defence Minister has to cool his heels, just like those who need rescuing.
Rant and Roar
NOT ETHICAL OIL by Ricardo Acuña
Calling tarsands oil "ethical" fails the logic test.
KEYSTONE XL LOBBIED US CABINET from Friends of the Earth
Clinton's office coached TransCanada about what to say.
WHEN EDUCATORS BECOME PREDATORS by Mehdi Rizvi
Star report reveals weaknesses in monitoring, enforcing professional conduct.
HALIFAX RUNAROUND by Stephen Kimber
Your call is important to us, Halifax City Hall edition.
UNPACKING THE FOOD BANK HAMPER by Janice Harvey
Minimum-wage workers subsidize businesses with their hunger.
HIGH-PROFILE FORMER TEACHER DECLARES FOR PARTY LEADERSHIP by Ish Theilheimer
Paul Dewar continues family tradition, mobilizing grassroots.
STUDIES SHOW MALE BIAS IN THE NEWS by Jody Dallaire
Women less visible, less quoted, less respected: studies.
One native life
THE DRUM SPEAKS by Richard Wagamese
Ghostly strumming brings smiles.
ONEX WARNED AGAINST IMPORTING LABOUR TROUBLE from the United Steel Workers
USW, CEP point to Jeld-Wen's record in Australia.
FOBBIT HUMOUR by David Swanson
$63 billion to reconstruct Iraq, says Peter Van Buren, and the result is a bad joke.
COPYRIGHT CONFUSION LEAVES PROFESSORS, STUDENTS IN THE DARK by Maureen Cavan
Universities and colleges could simplify by working with creators and publishers.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|GRAPHS SHOW INCOME INEQUALITY
Just the facts and stats, but in a (mostly) easily-understood form that takes into account the current state of the US public education system.
www.connectthedotsusa.com/pdf/WheresMyJobSlides.pdf (in .pdf format)
BRED TO GO ROGUE from Reuters
Stock traders more reckless and manipulative than psychopaths: study.
US DRUG SHORTAGE by Terry J Allen
An under-regulated industry collapses in on itself; the sick pay the price.
FORMER PREMIER LOUGHEED IS RIGHT by Andrew Nikiforuk
Piping raw bitumen to US is a lousy deal for Alberta's people.
EGYPT'S UNFINISHED REVOLUTION from Eric Lee, for Labourstart
Tell Egypt's military rulers to pass a labour law now.
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DON'T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU SEE ON TV from CUPE Ontario
Check out how "truthshifting" works in attack ads.
JEWISH BUDDHISM from Uncle David
Combining philosophies can lead to a practical nirvana.