Posted: February 08, 2012
FEELINGS TOWARD IRAN HEAT UP
by Paul Weinberg
Atmosphere has pre-Iraq attack feel to it.
CIDA'S NEW MINING PARTNERS
by Dennis Gruending
Harperites shift aid priorities to complement trade.
NGOS COUNTER-LOBBYING THE EU
by Samantha Bayard
"Oil sands advocacy strategy" does not reflect Canadian values.
THE STOLEN WAR
by Uri Avnery
Israel's army lusts after conflicts no one can afford.
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by Ish Theilheimer
Economic crisis and public service cuts creating a society of have-nots.
BIG BANG STUMPERS
by David Suzuki
Science literacy is good for society.
In other words
by Kahlil Bendib
Profit trumps all other concerns except this one.
MONITORING GOOD BUT NOT ENOUGH
by Jennifer Grant
Pembina Institute reacts to new joint oilsands monitoring plan.
GET READY TO PAY FOR LNG EXPORTS
by Bill Tieleman
Liquified Natural Gas plants are energy pigs.
NOT MUCH "ACTION" IN MATTHEWS REPORT
by Inside Queen's Park
Ontario Health leads; civil service report and budget to follow.
HALIFAX STRIKE CAUSED BY NEGOTIATORS' DISINTEREST IN NEGOTIATING
by Stephen Kimber
Metro Transit negotiations require talking... and leadership.
SEX SELECTION CONTROVERSY
by Mehdi Rizvi
CMAJ article warns ultrasound can lead to "female feticide".
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.
NDP Leadership race
by Marc Zwelling
Only fresh ideas can overcome voters' distaste for politics.
NB STALLS PAY EQUITY
by Jody Dallaire
Historic wage inequity still a struggle.
One native life
A NEW VOYAGEUR
by Richard Wagamese
Saskatchewan winter warmed by shelter with friends.
LABOUR NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
from Harry Kelber
Feminist "Bananaeras" organize, Belgium strike over pensions,
victory in West Java.
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.
VULNERABLE TO PREJUDICE
by Wency Leung
Study links low intelligence with right-wing beliefs.
SCOTLAND COULD LEARN FROM QUEBEC
by Gwynne Dyer
How question is posed affects referendum outcome.
SAVE ZELLERS WORKERS' JOBS
from the United Food and Commercial Workers
Incoming Target plans to fire all workers, then allow them to re-apply.
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VERIFLORA DEFENDS ITS STANDARDS
from Chip Wood
Sustainably Grown certificate is hard earned.
WHO'S NUMBER ONE?
by Jerry Seinfeld with video from YouTube
Oh Jerry, you're such a noodge!
NDP 2012 leadership
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