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Posted: October 05, 2011

Armine Yalnizyan
DISPARITY HURTS EVERYONE
by Armine Yalnizyan
  Here's why even big business is worried about income inequality.
 
 

Terry Boehm
BUILT BY GENERATIONS OF FARMERS
by Terry Boehm
  The Canadian Wheat Board must not be lost to right-wing ideology.
 
 

Irvin Waller
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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Ish TheilheimerEditorial

OCCUPY WALL STREET FEEDS ON ANGER AT ECONOMIC SYSTEM by Ish Theilheimer
  And, provincial voters defy right-wing tide.
 

Penney Kome

ANATOMY OF A WESTERN UPRISING
by Penney Kome
  Amped Status describes the origins of Occupy Wall Street.
 
 

David SuzukiScience matters

BC'S "ENVIRONMENTAL SCHOOL" by David Suzuki
  Pilot project takes students into the outdoors and the community.
 

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Geoffrey Stevens

ONTARIO: GETTING VOTERS TO THE POLLS
by Geoffrey Stevens
  Election will turn on the turnout of marginal supporters.
 
 

MeanToons
NOT A TAXI SERVICE
  Defence Minister has to cool his heels, just like those who need rescuing.

Defence Minister has to cool his heels, just like those who need rescuing...
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Ricardo AcuñaCanadian Politics

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.

Mehdi Rizvi
WHEN EDUCATORS BECOME PREDATORS
by Mehdi Rizvi
  Star report reveals weaknesses in monitoring, enforcing professional conduct.
 
 

Stephen Kimber

HALIFAX RUNAROUND
by Stephen Kimber
  Your call is important to us, Halifax City Hall edition.
 
 

Janice Harvey

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.

Jody DallaireEquality time

STUDIES SHOW MALE BIAS IN THE NEWS by Jody Dallaire
  Women less visible, less quoted, less respected: studies.
 
 

The Taylor report

Phil TaylorA NEW NARRATIVE ON RWANDA by Phil Taylor
  Phil talks with Theogene Rutasingwa and Marie Rose Habyarimana.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

THE DRUM SPEAKS by Richard Wagamese
  Ghostly strumming brings smiles.
 
 

Workplaces
United Steel Workers
ONEX WARNED AGAINST IMPORTING LABOUR TROUBLE
from the United Steel Workers
  USW, CEP point to Jeld-Wen's record in Australia.
 

David SwansonUSA watch

FOBBIT HUMOUR by David Swanson
  $63 billion to reconstruct Iraq, says Peter Van Buren, and the result is a bad joke.
 

Media files
Maureen Cavan
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)
 

Hot headlines
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.

Andrew Nikiforuk

FORMER PREMIER LOUGHEED IS RIGHT
by Andrew Nikiforuk
  Piping raw bitumen to US is a lousy deal for Alberta's people.
 
 

Eric LeeTake action!

EGYPT'S UNFINISHED REVOLUTION from Eric Lee, for Labourstart
  Tell Egypt's military rulers to pass a labour law now.
 

Feedback from our readers
DON'T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU SEE ON TV from CUPE Ontario
  Check out how "truthshifting" works in attack ads.

Humour
JEWISH BUDDHISM from Uncle David
  Combining philosophies can lead to a practical nirvana.
 

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