Posted: December 07, 2011
HIGH VOLTAGE HIDDEN AGENDAS by Joyce Nelson
Commerce, not ecology, shapes Canada's electrical policies.
ATTAWAPISKAT RESPONDS from the Attawapiskat Chief and Council
Chief Theresa Spence refutes government charges of extravagance.
STOP THE DIGITAL WEAPONS TRADE by Luke Allnutt
Marietje Schaake calls on EU to hold high-tech companies accountable.
SMACKDOWNS, RUMBLES AND DEFENDING MEDICARE by Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard, with YouTube videos
Topics include Attawapiskat, killing Kyoto, helicopter rides, public health care, Lebanon, and NDP leadership debate.
DOG-WHISTLE POLITICS ON ATTAWAPISKAT by Ish Theilheimer
It's hard to see why Stephen Harper, as a majority PM, feels he needs to stoop so low.
GREENWASHING GALORE by David Suzuki
Reviewing the twisted logic, and ethics, of nature's opponents.
FIBBING IN POLITICS by Geoffrey Stevens
Ministers on the hook for extraneous gazebo and big yellow helicopter.
Band-aids won't fix massive hemorrhaging.
Rant and Roar
FIRST NDP LEADERSHIP DEBATE DOES PARTY PROUD by SGN staff with YouTube videos
Crowded field and collegial atmosphere offer little opportunity for fireworks.
GLORIFYING GOVERNMENT by Lawrence Martin
Under this PM, the state is everywhere.
CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL WALK OF SHAME by Janice Harvey
Harper government in Durban determined to block progress on Kyoto II.
PROCESSED AND DANGEROUS by Bill Tieleman
Conservatives balk at health panel's sodium lowering recommendations.
FIRST-CONTRACT ARBITRATION: THE SKY IS(N'T) FALLING by Stephen Kimber
Biggest NS employers oppose new law that would support workplace organizing.
STILL IN THEIR YURTS by Gillian Steward
Calgary Occupiers tough it out in -10° cold.
WOMEN'S VOICE, WOMEN'S CHOICE by Jody Dallaire
NB government Women's Summit missed the main point.
One native life
PAPERS by Richard Wagamese
There's only so much you can reconstruct from documents.
INJURED WORKERS PROTEST WSIB CUTS from the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups
KPMG recommends cuts to Workers' Compensation benefits.
THE TABLOIDIZATION OF POLITICS by John Gordon Miller
Trivia triumphs over serious issues.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|FASTING IS A FORM OF PRAYER
The Very Reverend Dr Bill Phipps continues his Fast for Courage as a way to show his urgent concern for global progress in the Durban talks on climate change. His blog shows where he will stand each day, to bear witness outside leaders' offices.
ARAB AUTUMN by Gwynne Dyer
Long march for change continues in the Middle East.
DRAW THE LINE AT THE TAR SANDS by Hilary Tam for Greenpeace
Write your argument, record a video, upload to global site.
Feedback from our readers
ATTAWAPISKAT: WE CAN DO BETTER from David McLaren
Everything costs two to ten times as much in the North.
PUNS FOR THE EDUCATED from Uncle David
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