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Posted: November 09, 2011
Updated: November 10, 2011

Marcus J HollanderNeena Chappell
FORGET THE "GRAY WAVE" SCARE
by Neena Chappell and Marcus J Hollander
  Here's how integrated care can save our health care system.
 

Lester R Brown
US CARBON EMISSIONS DOWN 7 PERCENT IN FOUR YEARS
by Lester R Brown
  Successful "Beyond Coal" campaign nixes coal-fired power plants.
 

Nick Fillmore

OCCUPY'S IMPACT
by Nick Fillmore
  Spontaneous movement a catalyst and inspiration.
 
 

Dennis GruendingBill Blaikie
GRUENDING AND BLAIKIE TAKE ON RELIGION AND POLITICS IN NEW BOOKS
by Straight Goods News
  Clear picture emerges of religious and political conservatives working closely together.
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
NDP'S JOE COMARTIN BLOCKS STEALTH TAX ON WORKERS by Ish Theilheimer
  Speaker's ruling derails Harper's latest anti-union attack, for now.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki
DIVIDED BY SEVEN BILLION
by David Suzuki
  Over-consumption by the most privileged is a greater factor than population.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

THE UNLAUNCHABLE JET by Geoffrey Stevens
  The F-35 is a shiny toy that makes no sense for Canada.
 

MeanToons
CELL PHONE BLUES
  Choosing a ring tone is the easy part.

Choosing a ring tone is the easy part...
Rant and Roar

Bill TielemanCanadian Politics

OCCUPY VANCOUVER A SAD PARODY OF REVOLUTION by Bill Tieleman
  Public squat not the way to mobilize the working poor.
 

Gillian Steward
CALGARY: A MODEL MODERN POLICE FORCE
by Gillian Steward
  New complaints commissioner finds force progressive and accountable.
 

Stephen Kimber
FIRST CONTRACT ARBITRATION
by Stephen Kimber
  Employers express horror that Nova Scotia might support collective bargaining.
 
 

Janice Harvey

NB'S NEW ENERGY BLUEPRINT
by Janice Harvey
  The devil is in the details.
 
 

NATHAN CULLEN PRACTICES "A DIFFERENT KIND OF POLITICS" by Ish Theilheimer
  At 39, he's learned important lessons by holding a seat in Conservative country.

Jody DallaireEquality time

THE SUDDEN "SUMMIT" by Jody Dallaire
  Ad hoc event cannot replace axed NB Advisory Council.
 

One native life
Richard Wagamese

MEETING MORRISEAU
by Richard Wagamese
  The people we meet in our lives make our stories beautiful.
 
 

International Labour OrganizationWorkplaces
THE GREAT JOBS CRASH from the International Labour Organization
  ILO says world heading for a new and deeper jobs recession, warns of more social unrest.

World beat
Mary Bottari
ROBIN HOOD TAX GAINS GROUND AT THE G-20
by Mary Bottari
  US won't participate but drops objections to others doing so.
 
 

John Gordon MillerMedia files

QUEBECOR ATTACKS CBC by John Gordon Miller
  Harperite fingerprints all over Sun Media claims.
 
 

Tod Maffin

MEDIA ACCOUNTABILITY
by Tod Maffin
  CBC out-reports the competition.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
LEST WE FORGET –
The Atlantic magazine has posted 900 photos and 20 essays about World War II. Pin on a poppy (red or white) and pore over the horrifying evidence of war's destructive power.
  www.theatlantic.com/infocus/ww2.html
 

Gwynne DyerHot headlines

THE AFRICAN POPULATION DISASTER by Gwynne Dyer
  If not for the African population boom, the world's population would never exceed 7.5 billion.
 

ANONYMOUS TROLLS REGULARLY THREATEN FEMALE WRITERS WITH RAPE by Vanessa Thorpe and Richard Rogers
  Women bloggers call for a stop to "hateful" trolling by misogynist men.

Murray Dobbin
HARPER'S SOCIAL ENGINEERING
by Murray Dobbin
  Celebrating philanthropy first step to slashing vital programs, relying on charity.
 
 

Sierra ClubTake action!

SAVE THE GRIZZLIES from the Sierra Club
  Tell Alberta to protect bear habitat.
 

Feedback from our readers
CUPW BACK TO THE BARGAINING TABLE from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  Arbitrator's resignation renews opportunity for postal negotiations.

AMERICANS DESERVE HEALTH CARE TOO from Ron du Bois
  Oklahomans for Universal Health Care

Humour
Just for Laughs
FOLLOW THE FLAG!
from Just for Laughs
  Beware of requests from strangers.
 

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