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in the Arctic, Iran, Parliament; NDPers debate new leader; GOP primaries perplex; questioning the Northern Gateway project, and much more...

 

Posted: January 25, 2012

Stephen Leahy

SCRAMBLE FOR THE ARCTIC
by Stephen Leahy
  Melting ice makes Arctic access a hot commodity.
 
 

Tony Burman

WHY THERE WILL BE A WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST THIS YEAR
by Tony Burman
  Israel, Iran, US all facing internal pressure to look assertive.
 
 

Paul Weinberg
UN PEACEKEEPERS UNDER FIRE
by Paul Weinberg
  Criticism includes pushing privatization, taking sides in civil wars.
 
 

Carolyn Pogue

EARTH TO PARLIAMENT
by Carolyn Pogue
  We're trying to raise kids who aren't bullies.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
PERPLEXITY RULES IN NDP LEADERSHIP RACE by Ish Theilheimer
  Endorsers weigh in on strengths and weaknesses of candidates.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

NAME CALLING OVER NORTHERN GATEWAY
by David Suzuki
  Environment Minister's insults miss the point.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

CANADA MENTIONED IN GOP PRIMARIES by Geoffrey Stevens
  Newt and Mitt and the rest of the GOP "clowns" play on public angst.
 
 

CounterThink
US AGENTS SELL GUNS TO MEXICAN GANGS by Mike Adams
  ATF (Alcohol Tobacco Firearms) Bureau pushing weapons in war zone.

ATF (Alcohol Tobacco Firearms) Bureau pushing weapons in war zone.
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Inside Queen's ParkCanadian politics

NDPERS CHOOSING SIDES by Inside Queen's Park
  Leadership race, QP Leader's office names named.
 

Bill Tieleman
PEGGY NASH RIGHT CHOICE TO LEAD NEW DEMOCRATS
by Bill Tieleman
  In a strong field of candidates, Nash is both gracious and tenacious.
 
 

Mehdi Rizvi
THE CHEMISTRY, ECONOMICS AND POLITICS OF OIL SANDS
by Mehdi Rizvi
  National Energy Board to review Northern Gateway proposal.
 
 

Ricardo Acuña
THE REAL QUESTION ABOUT NORTHERN GATEWAY
by Ricardo Acuña
  The reality is that these projects will continue to expand even without the pipeline.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
VIOLA DESMOND, HUMAN RIGHTS PIONEER
by Stephen Kimber
  Halifax waffles on honouring African-Canadian's movie theatre sit-in.
 
 

Samantha Bayard
ENVISIONING 2020
by Samantha Bayard
  Conference hears that income equality makes society better for all.
 
 

Janice Harvey
RADICALS AND NORTHERN GATEWAY
by Janice Harvey
  Harperites challenge environmentalists' participation in hearings.
 
 

Equality time
Jody Dallaire

BOOBIES AND BABIES, BUT NOT TOGETHER PLEASE
by Jody Dallaire
  Breastfeeding policies are contradictory.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorREFUGEES AND REHABILITATION IN RWANDA by Phil Taylor
  Featured guests are Reverend John Osmers and Dr Theogene Rudasingwa.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

WORKING WITH WORDS by Richard Wagamese
  The punctuation of our lives happens in the heart not on paper.
 
 

Workplaces
CUPE
BATTLE OF THE WAGES
from the Canadian Union of Public Employees
  Pay equity accounts for slight difference between public, private sector wages.
 

Harry Kelber
LABOUR STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
by Harry Kelber
  Union stories from Indonesia, Guatemala, Turkey, UK and Pakistan.
 
 

USA watch
David Swanson
A MISSED TURNING POINT
by David Swanson
  How Newt Gingrich saved the military industrial complex from the peace dividend crowd.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
POST 9/11 PRISM
New Canadian magazine with Maher Arar on the masthead examines current affairs, especially what's happening abroad.
  prism-magazine.com

Jaron LanierHot headlines

SOPA BOYCOTTS AND THE FALSE IDEALS OF THE WEB by Jaron Lanier
  "Free" content allows coders and ISPs to reap extra profits.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

MALAYSIA: SODOMY AND DEMOCRACY
by Gwynne Dyer
  A real opposition builds, despite false allegations.
 
 

One internationalTake action!

PROTECT FOREIGN AID FUNDING from One international
  Tell Harperites not to balance budget on backs of global poor.
 

Feedback from our readers
Duff Conacher
AG SHOULD REVIEW MPS
from Duff Conacher
  Gilles Duceppe questions should not arise.
 
 
 

VictorHumour

EAT THEIR LUNCH from Just for Laughs with YouTube video
  A store clerk shocks customers — just for laughs.
 
 

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.


 

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