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Christine Mather

DEFINING AWAY AUTISM
by Christine Mather
  DSM changes could hinder getting help for disabled children.
 
 

Andrew Jackson

HOW NOT TO DEAL WITH PENSIONS
by Andrew Jackson
  Hiking the retirement age is the wrong answer to purported retirement crisis.
 
 

Shauna McKinnon
RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS AND BILL C-10
by Shauna McKinnon
  The Harper apology lacks follow-through.
 
 

John Shewchuk

RUSH ON C-10 UNWARRANTED
by John Shewchuk
  Omnibus bill deserves intense scrutiny and debates.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
TARGETING LOWER-INCOME SENIORS by Ish Theilheimer
  Threats to OAS, early CPP, turn the screws on retirees and would-be retirees.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

CANADA NEEDS AN ENERGY PLAN
by David Suzuki
  Oil sands and pipeline debates hindered by lack of essential foundation.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

HARPER'S PENSION BOMBSHELL AT DAVOS by Geoffrey Stevens
  PM struts his stuff on the world stage, safe from questions.
 
 

Alison @ Creekside
$12 BILLION MAN by Alison
  PM explains the other side of the pension change.

PM explains the other side of the pension change
Creekside

Stephen KimberCanadian politics

HOW NOT TO END UP UP WITH THE MAYOR WE LEAST WANT by Stephen Kimber
  Frivilous candidates crowd the field and muddy the waters.
 

Bill Tieleman
VANCOUVER AIRPORT TO BOOST FEE
by Bill Tieleman
  New YVR levy a burden on locals.
 
 

Gillian Steward
ABORIGINALS, GREENS AND MEDIA
by Gillian Steward
  Strategy paper tars media as enemies of tar sands development.
 
 

Janice Harvey
ENERGY PLANNING THAT WORKS
by Janice Harvey
  Efficiency New Brunswick should be a Finance Minister's dream.
 
 
 

Nick FillmoreNDP Leadership race

FROM OPPOSITION TO GOVERNMENT by Nick Fillmore
  NDPers, dreaming of victory, shun power sharing with Liberals.
 

Equality time
Jody Dallaire

BLOODY VALENTINE
by Jody Dallaire
  Double-check the origin of those flowers.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorINTERNATIONAL JUSTICE; AND, THE LATEST FROM SYRIA by Phil Taylor
  Zafar Bangash is the featured guest.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

FULL HOUSE by Richard Wagamese
  Monthly potluck celebrates productive isolation.
 
 

Workplaces
USW
VALE VOTED WORLD'S WORST CORPORATION
from the United Steel Workers
  Joseph Stiglitz presents award at Davos Economic Forum.
 

CUPW
CUPW WINS AGAIN
from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  Court overturns Labour Department's arbitrator appointment.
 
 

USA watch
Sarah van Gelder
TABLES ARE TURNING
by Sarah van Gelder
  Here are 7 signs the corporatocracy is losing its legitimacy... and 7 populist tools to help shut it down.
 
 

Uri AvneryWorld beat

HURRAH FOR EGYPT! by Uri Avnery
  Peaceful election (and overthrow) bodes well for whole region.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
CRUSH REPLACES CAPP
Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament has morphed into Canadians Rallying to Unseat Stephen Harper, with an open Facebook group dedicated to sharing information and strategies.
  https://www.facebook.com/groups/292671928599/

The ObserverHot headlines

EPIC ECONOMIC FAIL from The Observer/The Guardian
  We can now see the true cost of globalisation.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

THE RISK OF ISLAMIST COUPS
by Gwynne Dyer
  Pakistan still faces extremist threats from within.
 
 

NUPGETake action!

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  Join "All Together Now" campaign for public services and tax fairness.
 

Humour

NEW IN-FLIGHT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS from YouTube
  Opera singers spoof classic British Air ad.
 
 

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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