Posted: November 02, 2011
TRANSCANADA: AN "AMERICAN COMPANY" by Alison @Creekside
Keystone XL project plays by different rules on each side of the border.
ACID RAIN AND THE OZONE HOLE by Graham Saunders
Solving the big environmental calamities requires measuring, monitoring.
PUSHING BACK THE DESERT by Stephen Leahy
Six million hectares bloom in Africa's Sahel region, formerly barren as a concrete floor.
NEW CRIME BILL HAZARDOUS TO CHILDREN from the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children
Bill C-10 reduces the age-appropriate nature of Canada's youth justice system.
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WELCOME TO EARTH, NUMBER 7 BILLION by Ish Theilheimer
Sustainable prosperity and social justice are the only solutions to runaway population growth.
FISH FARMS HIT BY INFECTIOUS SALMON ANEMIA by David Suzuki
Virus is another sign of failure to protect wild salmon.
CONSERVATIVES CONSOLIDATING POWER by Geoffrey Stevens
Harper is building his dream (governing) party.
HEADLINES IN NEWFOUNDLAND
What? I thought fishing was a federal responsibility.
Rant and Roar
FUEL FOR CHANGE by Marc Huot
Europe ponders fuel rules that might force Canada to clean up the oilsands.
DIRTY TRICKS AND EXTRA CASH by Bill Tieleman
Kash Heed staffer alleges improprieties.
THE NDP'S VICTORIOUS QUEBEC STREET FIGHTER by Ish Theilheimer
Thomas Mulcair's beachhead seat was a step towards leadership bid.
SPURNING THE "DISEMBEDDED MARKET" by Janice Harvey
Occupy movement rejects commodification of everything.
HALIFAX TENT CITY WILL BE BACK by Stephen Kimber
Occupy protesters speaking for more than just themselves.
THE BEAUTY PREMIUM by Jody Dallaire
Cosmetic studies sell short women's job skills.
One native life
EARL'S STORY by Richard Wagamese
Home is where and when you find it.
REMEMBERING NANCY RICHE from the International Trade Union Congress, with video from CUPE
Trade union activist's memory honoured at CUPE convention.
MEXICAN UNION FILES NAFTA APPEAL IN CANADA by Samantha Bayard
SME complains about government shut down of electrical plant.
ENOUGH CORNY TRICKS from the Center for Environmental Health, Center for Food Safety, CREDO Action, Food Democracy Now!, and Food & Water Watch
Consumers speak out against Genetically Engineered sweet corn.
THE GREAT LOCAL NEWS HEIST by Libby Reinish
US broadcasters share news scripts, sometimes video footage.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|WORSE, WORSER, WORSEST –
On his TV news and commentary show, Keith Olberman regularly announces his choice for the "Worst Person in the World". This segment is particularly entertaining, featuring Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as the "worse" and a mortgage foreclosure company as the "worsest".
ANALYSING GADHAFI by Gwynne Dyer
How did a full time crusader end up as a dangerous but ridiculous monster?
TELL G20: FIGHT HUNGER FIRST from Oxfam
Leaders meet to talk about stabilizing food prices.
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RE: "A FRAMING MEMO FOR OCCUPY WALL STREET" by D Barrett
George Lakoff broke this up into different sections.
LAUGHING BABIES by BestTVVideo
Take two minutes to brighten your day.