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Posted: January 04, 2012

Armine Yalnizyan

HEALTH CARE: MONEY WITHOUT A PLAN
by Armine Yalnizyan
  Conservatives increase health care funding, with a catch.
 
 

Mel Watkins

GLORIFYING THE WAR OF 1812
by Mel Watkins
  PM has an agenda behind proposed celebration.
 
 

Immanuel Wallerstein

NEXT STEPS FOR THE NEW PEOPLE POWER
by Immanuel Wallerstein
  Worldwide social justice movements are developing their second wind.
 

Wenonah Hauter
SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR SUPPER
by Wenonah Hauter
  Engineered crops dominate processed foods.
 
 

 

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Ish Theilheimer Editorial
CELEBRATING BARNEY MCCAFFREY by Ish Theilheimer
  Ottawa Valley singing storyteller has changed many lives, including mine.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

THE DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE
by David Suzuki
  Sign the 1992 Declaration now, to kick off 2012.
 
 

Geoffrey Stevens Insight

TWO NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS FOR POLITICIANS by Geoffrey Stevens
  Civility and frugality would help the process as well as the nation.
 
 

MeanToons
TRADITIONS DIE HARD
  Holidays are about the moment, right?

Holidays are about the moment, right?
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Gordon Guyatt MD Canadian politics

JUDGE HEALTH CARE SPENDING BY RESULTS by Gordon Guyatt MD
  Flaherty's plan to tie funding to GDP violates economic principles.
 

Bill Tieleman
HOW BC RAIL WAS MADE TO DISAPPEAR
by Bill Tieleman
  In retrospect, only small timers got caught in the BC legislature raid.
 

Gillian Steward
INCOME GAP WIDEST IN THE WEST
by Gillian Steward
  Alberta and BC have the most unequal after-tax incomes in Canada.
 
 

Jody Dallaire Equality time

WOMEN AS CONSTANT FRENEMIES by Jody Dallaire
  "Worst enemy" myths contradicted by logic, history.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil Taylor NEW UN DECISION ON RWANDA REFUGEES by Phil Taylor
  Also: comments on expiration of Vaclav Havel and Christopher Hitchens.

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Richard Wagamese One native life

A TEACHING TALE by Richard Wagamese
  Even a tiny mouse can bring new vision to a great beast.
 
 

Workplaces
USW
UNION VP DENIED ACCESS TO WORKPLACE: OLRB
from the United Steel Workers
  Vale convicted of unfair labour practice in landmark decision of Ontario Labour Board.
 

Worldbeat
John Feffer
TWO COLD WAR MILESTONES
by John Feffer
  North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Czech leader Vaclav Havel, although political opposites, shared some things in common.
 

John Gordon Miller Media files

FUN WITH EZRA by John Gordon Miller
  Sun Media offers Muskoka weekend with key on-air personalities.
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
GORGEOUS GAIA
New time-lapse video from the space station shows the earth in all her glory, gleaming with borealises and lightning storms. NASA calls this the best video of earth from space ever made.
  blogs.scientificamerican.com/video-of-the-week...

Liz Sly Hot headlines

ORGANIZING IN EGYPT by Liz Sly
  Millworker protest snowballed into larger national movement.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

RELIGION DOES NOT EQUAL MORALITY
by Gwynne Dyer
  British PM raises furor by calling the UK a Christian country.
 
 

Tony Burman
TOP SLEEPER STORIES OF 2012
by Tony Burman
  Here are some stories that top journalist sees coming.
 
 

Nick Fillmore
COKE'S SNOWSCREEN GREENWASH
by Nick Filllmore
  Coke helps save Canada's polar bears but exploits developing countries.
 
 

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Feedback from our readers
PUTTING HITCHENS IN PERSPECTIVE from Jean Rajotte
  Lyricism can't compensate for sardonic attitude.

Humour
HIPHOPOPOTAMUS VS. RHYMENOCEROS from Flight of the Conchords with YouTube video
  The Flight of the Conchords practice their rap technique.

NDP 2012 leadership

NDP Leadership Debate - 04 December 2011 NEWS 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.


 

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