Posted: November 16, 2011
Updated: November 18, 2011
"AUSTERITY IS A SUICIDE PATH": STIGLITZ by Armine Yalnizyan
Job creation (restoring infrastructure) is key to reversing recession.
GUNS OR CLEAN AIR by Stephen Leahy
Harper government guts environment programmes.
A DIFFERENT KIND OF PROTEST by Sarah van Gelder, David Korten, and Steve Piersanti
Here are ten ways the Occupy Movement changes everything.
VOTERS Я US by Julie Sedivy
Appeal to identity stronger motivation than call to action.
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DICKENS TOLD OF MODERN MISERIES – AND RESISTANCE by Ish Theilheimer
Now US elections and Occupy movement offer compelling progressive narrative.
REVISITING NATURAL LAWS by David Suzuki
Occupy movement demands fresh thinking, for the sake of our grandchildren.
LOOK SOUTH AND LAUGH by Geoffrey Stevens
The Republican 2012 candidates show that politics could be worse – and funnier.
Italy's high-living PM forced to resign.
Rant and Roar
MEMO TO THE MAYOR by Stephen Kimber
Halifax dismantles democracy along with Occupy camp.
PRE-OCCUPATION OBSCURES ELECTION ISSUES by Bill Tieleman
Municipal vote looms with casinos, bike lanes, sanitation on table.
DE-FUNDING RURAL SERVICES by Janice Harvey
Rural communities are asked to carry an unfair share of the load.
THE COST OF CHEAP FOOD by Joe Cunningham
Corporate and government bureaucracies undermine small producers.
CONSERVATIVE PLEA BARGAIN JUST THE TIP by Duff Conacher
Elections Canada hides more than 2,284 rulings since 2004.
WE CHANGED THE APPROACH: NYCOLE TURMEL by Ish Theilheimer, transcribed by Lori Steuart
Interim NDP leader gave control to women, who formed the majority in her union.
TIPS AREN'T WAGES by Jody Dallaire
NB inclined to allow employers to pay less than jobs are worth.
One native life
HELPING WITHOUT HUNTING by Richard Wagamese
A wise woman showed me what warriors do.
DEAR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER from the Public Service Alliance of Canada
Public services make good business sense.
ISRAEL'S SABRE-RATTLING by Uri Avnery
Despite bluster, Israel is not crazy enough to attack Iran.
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Most food-safety resources are either technical or intended for food processors. Consumers' lawyers produce the Food Safety News daily. US-based, but still quite relevant.
HACKING PHILANTHROPY by Liz Pelly
A new kind of microfunding is feeding the creative economy.
NOT MORE WMDS! by Gwynne Dyer
Reports of Iran's nuclear ambitions sound like a repeat of Iraq eight years ago.
VAMPIRES AND WEREWOLVES by Mark Leier
Fad characters symbolize class struggle.
OPPOSE OMINIBUS CRIME BILL from Avaaz.org
Ask premiers to join Ontario and Quebec and refuse to pay increased prison costs.
THE PROBLEM IS NOT HOW THEY GOT IN THERE from the Internet
The problem is, how do you get them out.