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Posted: December 14, 2011

Joyce Nelson

HIGH VOLTAGE PART TWO
by Joyce Nelson
  Energy companies lament shortages but sell our energy abroad.
 
 

Graham Saunders
SETTING THE STAGE FOR CLIMATE CHAOS
by Graham Saunders
  Durban's "breakthrough" is too little too late.
 
 

Dennis Gruending
FAITH GROUPS SPEAK OUT ON CLIMATE CHANGE
by Dennis Gruending
  Harperites' loyalty to oil patch supercedes global stewardship.
 
 

George Lakoff

WORDS THAT DON'T WORK
by George Lakoff
  Occupy can't win by using conservatives' language.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
CANADA FIDDLES WHILE THE WORLD BURNS by Ish Theilheimer
  Insistence on poor nations cutting emissions sounds like let-them-eat-cake.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

SHOPPING HAZARDS
by David Suzuki
  Human health should matter as much as the economy's health.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

THE PRICE OF PROTECTION by Geoffrey Stevens
  Ottawa hangs on to Washington's apron strings.
 
 

NDP 2012 leadership

NDP Leadership Debate - 04 December 2011NEWS AND CANDIDATE PROFILES by SGNews staff
  Straight Goods News offers insights on the NDP federal leadership campaign and interviews with candidates, with YouTube video, transcripts and text.

Samantha BayardCanadian Politics

HILL REPORT by Ish Theilheimer with Samantha Bayard, with YouTube video clips
  A text and video wrap-up of news from Ottawa.
 

Bill Tieleman

TAKEN FOR A FERRY RIDE
by Bill Tieleman
  BC ferries to pay new CEO "only" $563,000.
 
 

Janice Harvey
REVAMPING LOCAL GOVERNANCE
by Janice Harvey
  Communities need to be sustainable in more ways than financially.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
TIME FOR A PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO THE FENWICK MACINTOSH CASE
by Stephen Kimber
  Conviction in child sexual abuses overturned for procedural delays.
 

I CAN PROVE THE NDP UNDERSTANDS BUSINESS: MARTIN SINGH by Ish Theilheimer transcribed by Ruth Cooper
  Pharmacist turned leadership contender brings new ideas and confident grasp of politics.

Jody DallaireEquality time

ROBIN HOOD REVERSED by Jody Dallaire
  Income-splitting benefits mainly wealthy breadwinners.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorSECTARIAN VIOLENCE IN SYRIA AND OTHER POLITICAL INTRIGUES by Phil Taylor
  Featured guests are Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya and Aimable Mugara.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

DARK TO LIGHT by Richard Wagamese
  City people are awed by the silent majesty of rural nights.
 
 

Workplaces
Peter Julian

BLOCK SWEATSHOP GOODS
from Peter Julian's office
  Peter Julian re-introduces Bill to bar goods made in sweatshops.
 
 

PIPSC
HARPER'S CUTS BEGIN
from PIPSC
  Department of Fisheries and Oceans protects environment, fish stocks.
 

United Steel Workers
BREACHED AGREEMENT SANCTIONED
from the United Steel Workers
  Conservatives betray Canadians with US Steel deal.
 

Murray DobbinMedia files

SUN NEWS ATTACKS CEASEFIRE.CA by Murray Dobbin
  As predicted, Sun News is Fox News North – your national, pro-war TV Network.
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
HAND FEEDING HUMMING BIRDS
From Ketchican Alaska comes an enchanting five-minute video of a local family pouring sugar water into their hands so that hummingbirds will come and perch to sip the nectar.
  www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUEZkwJulBY

Hot headlines
THE PARADOX OF A "RESPONSIBLE" ARMS MAKER by NAJ Taylor
  The negative impact of arms manufacture calls for a closer look at corporate social irresponsibility.

James Laxer
BORDER DEAL BOGUS
by James Laxer
  Despite 2009 dip, Canadian exports to US have been strong since 9/11.
 
 

Lester R Brown
FOR COAL PLANTS, THE END OF AN ERA
by Lester R Brown
  Targeted campaigns have blocked half of proposed new US coal power plants.
 
 

ATTAWAPISKAT FLOODS LINKED TO DE BEERS SEWAGE by Ossie Michelin
  Diamond company denies blame for stinking basements.

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DOWN, GINGER, DOWN! from GlobalTVBC
  Rescued dogs give "face time" a new meaning.
 

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