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Posted: December 07, 2011

Joyce Nelson

HIGH VOLTAGE HIDDEN AGENDAS
by Joyce Nelson
  Commerce, not ecology, shapes Canada's electrical policies.
 
 

Chief Theresa Spence
ATTAWAPISKAT RESPONDS
from the Attawapiskat Chief and Council
  Chief Theresa Spence refutes government charges of extravagance.
 

Luke Allnutt
STOP THE DIGITAL WEAPONS TRADE
by Luke Allnutt
  Marietje Schaake calls on EU to hold high-tech companies accountable.
 
 

Samantha BayardHill Report
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.
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
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.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

GREENWASHING GALORE
by David Suzuki
  Reviewing the twisted logic, and ethics, of nature's opponents.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

FIBBING IN POLITICS by Geoffrey Stevens
  Ministers on the hook for extraneous gazebo and big yellow helicopter.
 

MeanToons
RESERVE PLANNING
  Band-aids won't fix massive hemorrhaging.

Band-aids won't fix massive hemorrhaging...
Rant and Roar

NDP Leadership Debate - 04 December 2011Canadian Politics
FIRST NDP LEADERSHIP DEBATE DOES PARTY PROUD by SGN staff with YouTube videos
  Crowded field and collegial atmosphere offer little opportunity for fireworks.

Lawrence Martin

GLORIFYING GOVERNMENT
by Lawrence Martin
  Under this PM, the state is everywhere.
 
 

Janice Harvey
CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL WALK OF SHAME
by Janice Harvey
  Harper government in Durban determined to block progress on Kyoto II.
 
 

Bill Tieleman
PROCESSED AND DANGEROUS
by Bill Tieleman
  Conservatives balk at health panel's sodium lowering recommendations.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
FIRST-CONTRACT ARBITRATION: THE SKY IS(N'T) FALLING
by Stephen Kimber
  Biggest NS employers oppose new law that would support workplace organizing.
 

Gillian Steward

STILL IN THEIR YURTS
by Gillian Steward
  Calgary Occupiers tough it out in -10° cold.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

WOMEN'S VOICE, WOMEN'S CHOICE by Jody Dallaire
  NB government Women's Summit missed the main point.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorWARMAKERS AND PEACEMAKERS by Phil Taylor
  You've heard of war veterans – now you can hear from a "peace veteran".

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Richard WagameseOne native life

PAPERS by Richard Wagamese
  There's only so much you can reconstruct from documents.
 
 

Workplaces
INJURED WORKERS PROTEST WSIB CUTS from the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups
  KPMG recommends cuts to Workers' Compensation benefits.

Media files
John Gordon Miller

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.
  www.billphipps.ca
 

Gwynne DyerHot headlines

ARAB AUTUMN by Gwynne Dyer
  Long march for change continues in the Middle East.
 
 

Take action!
Hilary Tam
DRAW THE LINE AT THE TAR SANDS
by Hilary Tam for Greenpeace
  Write your argument, record a video, upload to global site.
 
 

David McLarenFeedback from our readers

ATTAWAPISKAT: WE CAN DO BETTER from David McLaren
  Everything costs two to ten times as much in the North.
 
 

Humour
PUNS FOR THE EDUCATED from Uncle David
  Never send to know...
 

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