Posted: October 12, 2011
AT LIBERTY PLAZA by Catherine Geddes
A New Yorker marches with Occupy Wall Street.
POVERTY, FAMINE STALK THE SOUTH by Nick Fillmore
Global economic crash has life-and-death consequences for poorer nations.
RWANDA WINS GOLD FOR FOREST CONSERVATION BLUEPRINT by Stephen Leahy
A national priority, national forest policy promotes healthy environment, women's rights.
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PROGRESSIVES NEED A RURAL STRATEGY by Ish Theilheimer
Follow Harper/Kenney model to win over unlikely constituencies.
OIL AND ETHICS by David Suzuki
Climate change is an ethical issue too.
LIES, DAMN LIES, AND CAMPAIGN PROMISES by Geoffrey Stevens
Did the leaders lie to the Ontario electorate?
In other words
DOCTOR NATIONAL AND MR TRANSNATIONAL by Kahlil Bendib
Corporations enjoy both bail-outs and tax havens.
NEW PREMIER REBRANDS ALBERTA by Gillian Steward
Alison Redford thinks big.
AUDITOR-GENERAL BLUES by Bill Tieleman
BC Liberals anything but accountable.
"ACCIDENTAL MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT" WON ACCLAIM DURING NDP'S DARK DAYS by SGN staff
Peter Julian took his riding from 15 percent to victory.
NDP Leadership race
ROMEO SAGANASH HAS BEATEN THE ODDS BEFORE by Ish Theilheimer
Residential school survivor cites experience outside elected politics in run for NDP leadership.
HER STORIES by Jody Dallaire
Colourful, remarkable characters highlighted in Women's History Month.
One native life
STORYTELLING MOONS by Richard Wagamese
Stories were once my people's university and everyone got to go.
PHONY UNION-DISCLOSURE DEMAND by Jim Stanford
Private member's bill based on faulty premises, ideology.
WRITERS' UNION JOINS SUIT TO BLOCK HATHITRUST from The Writers' Union of Canada
Action seeks to impound unauthorized digital scans of 7 million copyright-protected books.
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|PICTURES DO LIE –
Movies and mass media shape our perceptions and expectations of the world. While their images of men may be unrealistic, women tend to be either missing or confined to very limited roles. A new award-winning documentary challenges that situation. Watch the star-filled trailer online, and think about arranging for a screening in your school, university, office, church or other social setting.
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WITH OR WITHOUT THE WHEAT BOARD by Muriel E Wiens
Farmers can organize prices online now.
SUPERCATS by Meowface3000
The kitties that share our homes have minds of their own.