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Posted: February 08, 2012

Paul Weinberg

FEELINGS TOWARD IRAN HEAT UP
by Paul Weinberg
  Atmosphere has pre-Iraq attack feel to it.
 
 

Dennis Gruending

CIDA'S NEW MINING PARTNERS
by Dennis Gruending
  Harperites shift aid priorities to complement trade.
 
 

Samantha Bayard
NGOS COUNTER-LOBBYING THE EU
by Samantha Bayard
  "Oil sands advocacy strategy" does not reflect Canadian values.
 
 

Uri Avnery

THE STOLEN WAR
by Uri Avnery
  Israel's army lusts after conflicts no one can afford.
 

 

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Ish Theilheimer Editorial
HARPER'S HITCHHIKER by Ish Theilheimer
  Economic crisis and public service cuts creating a society of have-nots.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

BIG BANG STUMPERS
by David Suzuki
  Science literacy is good for society.
 
 

In other words
CORPORATE ETHICS by Kahlil Bendib
  Profit trumps all other concerns except this one.

Profit trumps all other concerns except this one.

Jennifer Grant Canadian politics

MONITORING GOOD BUT NOT ENOUGH by Jennifer Grant
  Pembina Institute reacts to new joint oilsands monitoring plan.
 

Bill Tieleman
GET READY TO PAY FOR LNG EXPORTS
by Bill Tieleman
  Liquified Natural Gas plants are energy pigs.
 
 

IQP

NOT MUCH "ACTION" IN MATTHEWS REPORT
by Inside Queen's Park
  Ontario Health leads; civil service report and budget to follow.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
HALIFAX STRIKE CAUSED BY NEGOTIATORS' DISINTEREST IN NEGOTIATING
by Stephen Kimber
  Metro Transit negotiations require talking... and leadership.
 
 

Mehdi Rizvi
SEX SELECTION CONTROVERSY
by Mehdi Rizvi
  CMAJ article warns ultrasound can lead to "female feticide".
 
 

Hill Report


OTTAWA NEWS IN TEXT AND VIDEO
by Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard
  OAS cut-off, Sun TV citizenship fakery, abortion debate, workers dumped after photo op, torture condoned, environment radicals, more.
 
 

Marc Zwelling NDP Leadership race

EXCITEMENT DEFICIT by Marc Zwelling
  Only fresh ideas can overcome voters' distaste for politics.
 

Jody Dallaire Equality time

NB STALLS PAY EQUITY by Jody Dallaire
  Historic wage inequity still a struggle.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil Taylor COMPARE ATTAWAPISKAT TO JAMES BAY by Phil Taylor
  Quebec Cree get Hydro royalties; Ontario Cree get little from DeBeers.

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Richard Wagamese One native life

A NEW VOYAGEUR by Richard Wagamese
  Saskatchewan winter warmed by shelter with friends.
 
 

Workplaces
Harry Kelber
LABOUR NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
from Harry Kelber
  Feminist "Bananaeras" organize, Belgium strike over pensions, victory in West Java.
 

PIAC World beat

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BOLIVAR! from the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  Hugo Chavez celebrates 13 years in power.
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
VALENTINE'S DAY MARCH
For more than 20 years, Vancouverites have marched on February 14 to draw attention to the women missing from the Downtown East Side — some of whom are now known to have been slain by Robert Pickton. You can download a free video ( Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside ) showing how the march has grown to swamp-the-streets size. http://vimeo.com/19877895
 

Wency Leung Hot headlines

VULNERABLE TO PREJUDICE by Wency Leung
  Study links low intelligence with right-wing beliefs.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

SCOTLAND COULD LEARN FROM QUEBEC
by Gwynne Dyer
  How question is posed affects referendum outcome.
 
 

UFCW Take action!

SAVE ZELLERS WORKERS' JOBS from the United Food and Commercial Workers
  Incoming Target plans to fire all workers, then allow them to re-apply.
 

Feedback from our readers
VERIFLORA DEFENDS ITS STANDARDS from Chip Wood
  Sustainably Grown certificate is hard earned.

Humour
WHO'S NUMBER ONE? by Jerry Seinfeld with video from YouTube
  Oh Jerry, you're such a noodge!

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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