Posted: November 30, 2011
A BLIZZARD OF BAD CLIMATE NEWS by Janet Redman
This holiday, get your grandkids something they'll be really thankful for – fight to stop climate change.
INTRODUCING STRAIGHT GOODS' NEW HILL REPORT by Ish Theilheimer with Samantha Bayard and with YouTube video clips
Here are interviews and videos from Parliament Hill.
TRUE RESILIENCY by Shannon Hayes
A hurricane taught me real preparedness has more to do with community than canned goods.
THE 2011 ECONOMIC OSCARS by Todd Hirsch
Larger than life figures affected all our daily lives.
HARPER WILL USE LIBYA TO PUSH FOR IRAN ATTACK by Ish Theilheimer
WMD fiasco could repeat itself if Canadians aren't vigilant.
USE IT UP, WEAR IT OUT by David Suzuki
Don't say the D-word.
A ROYAL SCRAMBLE by Geoffrey Stevens
Conservatives rally in the loyal service of Her Majesty, Ottawa-style.
In other words by Kahlil Bendib
He thinks he's impervious to gale force winds.
FASTING FOR COURAGE ON CLIMATE CHANGE by Straight Goods News staff
Former United Church Moderator Bill Phipps forgoes food during Durban talks.
EMPTY FRACKING PROMISES by Janice Harvey
Proposed regulations will do little to mitigate risks.
BC PREMIER REJECTS BASI-VIRK INQUIRY by Bill Tieleman
Christy Clark claims no questions left to be answered.
PARTIES PLAY MINORITY GOVERNMENT CHICKEN by Inside Queen's Park
And, horror over long term care conditions repeats, again.
VLTS, CASINOS, LOTTERIES AND MORE by Stephen Kimber
Nova Scotians have a problem we're not admitting.
REPORT: GIRLS BETTER OFF THAN BOYS by Jody Dallaire
Some interpretations of statistics seem questionable.
One native life
THE ELDER by Richard Wagamese
Caring and listening can hasten healing.
RRSP RIPOFFS from the Canadian Labour Congress
CLC presents straight talk on RRSP and mutual fund management fees.
MEN: SHOW US YOUR HIJAB by Kristin Deasy
Egyptian "naked blogger" shakes up Muslims with Facebook campaign.
RUPERT MURDOCH AND THATCHER'S CHILDREN by Jim Foulds
Courts treat rich much more gently than the dispossessed.
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The situation with Japan's damaged nuclear reactors has major implications for the whole world, but news about what's really happening can be hard to find. Japan's Science Ministry says that almost one-tenth of the country is contaminated, mainly by radioactive cesium. Here's an English-language Japanese site that delivers the goods.
WISCONSIN FIGHTS BACK by David Dayen
Petition to recall Gov Scott Walker halfway to signature goal in 12 days.
SICKENED BY PEPPER SPRAY VIDEO? by Nathan Brown
Sign petition calling for UC Davis Chancellor's resignation.
Feedback from our readers
CHANGING THE CHARTER from Patricia Paradis
Premiers studied other proposals as well.
THE "MISSION IMPOSSIBLE" SQUIRREL from YouTube
Determined squirrel proves it will do anything for nuts.