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Posted: March 14, 2012

Linda McQuaig

SCALE OF ROBOCALL SCANDAL
by Linda McQuaig
  Widespread voter suppression big league for Canada.
 
 

Karl Grossman

FUKUSHIMA, ONE YEAR LATER
by Karl Grossman
  Cover up of radioactivity just a continuation of nuclear Big Lie.
 
 

Samantha Bayard
SINKING THE SMALL FISHERFOLK
by Samantha Bayard
  DFO White Paper would permit huge processing ships for inshore Atlantic fisheries.
 
 

Stephen Leahy

GAIA CALLS FOR MORATORIUM
by Stephen Leahy
  Extraction industries expanding methods, exploration.
 
 

STILL ROARING

March is shaping up as a very interesting month.

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
EVALUATING THE DISTINCTIONS by Ish Theilheimer
  NDP leadership candidates differ by shades of gray.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

TIME TO ACCEPT THE EVIDENCE
by David Suzuki
  Climate change denial isn't about science, or even skepticism.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

STAMPING OUT A PERNICIOUS PRACTICE by Geoffrey Stevens
  Robocalling is largely unregulated in Canada.
 
 

Noise to Signal
GOOGLE CALLING by Rob Cottingham
  Leave the searching to the pros.

Leave the searching to the pros.
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Hill report
Samantha Bayard

HARPERITES MARCH AHEAD WITH NO BREAK IN SIGHT
by Samantha Bayard with YouTube Video
  Robogate progresses, Air Canada strike squelched, drug shortage crisis and more.
 
 

Mehdi RizviCanadian politics

MEET THE DIRECTOR OF SAVING FACE by Mehdi Rizvi
  Canadian-Pakistani woman wins Oscar for documentary.
 

Bill Tieleman
IRON SNOWBIRD CLARK FLYING OFF THE RADAR
by Bill Tieleman
  BC Premier seems to be courting the right wing.
 
 

Gillian Steward
REPLACING POPPIES
by Gillian Steward
  Western researchers lead the way in plant biochemistry.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
BUDGET MAKING 101
by Stephen Kimber
  You are the finance minister at Backtobalance.ca.
 
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

NB'S ABOLISHED COUNCIL by Jody Dallaire
  One year later, Women's Advisory Council still sorely missed.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorIRAN'S "THREAT" TO ISRAEL by Phil Taylor
  Also: dire racism in Libya.

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CUPEWorkplaces

CITIES WANT LOCAL SOURCES from CUPE
  Municipal opposition grows to Canada-EU trade pact.
 
 

USA watch
SPLC
HATE AND EXTREMISM 2011
from the Southern Poverty Law Center
  As US election season heats up, extremist groups reach record numbers.
 

John Gordon MillerMedia files

BREAKING ROBOGATE by John Gordon Miller
  A "source guy" and a "info geek" worked together to uncover the story.
 
 

John Degen
COPYRIGHT, PLAGIARISM AND JOURNALISM
by John Degen
  Bar Association's statement used Michael Geist's sentences, without attribution.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
PENGUINCAM
For March and April, SeaWorld San Diego offers a 24-hour webcam showing its nearly 300 penguins, representing all five Antarctic species: emperors, kings, Adélies, gentoos and macaronis. They're comic, active, and surprisingly noisy. They also steal stones to build their nests, and Seaworld offers a video game based on their activities.
  dsc.discovery.com/tv/frozen-planet/penguin-cam

Elizabeth MitchellHot headlines

HOW PLANNED PARENTHOOD FOUGHT BACK by Elizabeth Mitchell
  President Cecile Richards' brilliant strategy countered a setback.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

CHAVEZ'S LAST CAMPAIGN
by Gwynne Dyer
  Venezuala strongman is sick, but not out.
 
 

Adam Branch
DANGEROUS IGNORANCE
by Adam Branch
  Viral Kony 2012 video rouses misguided hysteria.
 
 

Take action

CALL FOR ROBOGATE INQUIRY
from Leadnow.ca
  Send online letter to party leaders, calling for public inquiry.
 
 

Humour

GOT THE MAJORITY BLUES from the Canadian Beaver Band with YouTube video
  The Canadian Beaver Band bemoans the state of the nation.
 
 

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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