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Posted: February 01, 2012

Samantha Bayard

PUBLIC SERVANTS DECRY "SLY" BUDGET CUTS
by Samantha Bayard
  Speakers highlight the value of public servants to Canadians across the nation.
 
 

Lester R Brown

THE ROOTS OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
by Lester R Brown
  Without forests, without topsoil, without water, we're all sunk.
 
 

Stephen Leahy
THE OTHER 99 PERCENT
by Stephen Leahy
  An interview with Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias, executive secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.
 
 

Jim Shultz

THREE WAYS TO BEAT CORPORATE GIANTS
by Jim Shultz
  Case histories illustrate successful strategies and tactics.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
MULCAIR DELIVERS NEW POLITICS TO NDP by Ish Theilheimer
  Many signs of cultural change on display in leadership vote.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

DIRTY COAL BLUES
by David Suzuki
  Filthy fuel should be consigned to the coal bin of history.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

AFTER THE LEADERSHIP RACE by Geoffrey Stevens
  Can the NDP regain its momentum under Thomas Mulcair?
 
 

Noise to Signal
TRUE TO THE END by Rob Cottingham
  Where there's a will, there's a direction.

Don't we all?.
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Hill report
Ish Theilheimer, with video by Samantha Bayard

MUCLAIR TAKES OVER AS OPPOSITION LEADER
by Ish Theilheimer, with video by Samantha Bayard
  Tar sands, Christian Paradis, F35 purchase debacle and Aveos layoffs dominate news.
 
 

John BaglowCanadian politics

MULLING OVER MULCAIR by John Baglow
  A counter-narrative to the stories being written by the familiar pundits and naysayers.
 

Council of Canadians
ROBOCALL LEGAL CHALLENGES LAUNCHED
from the Council of Canadians
  Plaintiffs seek to overturn election results in seven ridings.
 
 

Bill Tieleman
CHRISTY CLARK'S BAD WEEK
by Bill Tieleman
  Delayed by-elections just one sign of BC Premier's shaky hold on power
 
 

Parkland Institute
UNEQUAL IN ALBERTA
from the Parkland Institute
  Gender wage gap remains among the widest in the nation.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
EXPENSIVE LEGACY BID
by Stephen Kimber
  Peter Kelly's stadium dream our nightmare.
 
 

Mehdi Rizvi
REVIEWING IMMIGRATION REFORMS
by Mehdi Rizvi
  Speakers address challenges,confusions and complexities.
 
 

Joy Smith
MP ALARMED BY PROSTITUTION RULING
by Joy Smith
  Joy Smith: Brothels linked to human trafficking.
 
 

Equality time
Jody Dallaire

QUESTIONING STATISTICS
by Jody Dallaire
  Let's ask what we don't know about sexual assault rates.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorGEORGE CLOONEY'S SUDAN OBSESSION, AND QUEBEC STUDENT PROTESTS by Phil Taylor
  "A Black-and-White morality play is not going to solve anything in Africa."

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Richard WagameseOne native life

FOR MURPH by Richard Wagamese
  Free spirit mentored a young outsider.
 
 

Workplaces
Alberta Federation of Labour
AFL WADES INTO APRIL ELECTION
from the Alberta Federation of Labour
  Labour Fed names top three issues for working Albertans.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
YOUNG TURKS TAKE ON F-35S
Youtube news channel featuring onscreen host with Turkish name excoriates US decision to spend $1 trillion building problem-plagued F-35 stealth jets. Hey, Canada's pledged to support this folly too, although the Harperites seem to be backing away.
  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkcHT9FZohA&feature=digest_monyou

CBCHot headlines

F-35S A POOR MATCH from CBC News
  Proposed jets don't meet military's requirements, documents show.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

SAVING CIVILIZATION
by Gwynne Dyer
  Global civilization could collapse, without proactive steps.
 
 

Michael Byers

YOU CAN'T REPLACE REAL ICEBREAKERS
by Michael Byers
  Proposed Arctic fleet won't meet Canada's needs.
 
 

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SAFETY EH.CA
from the Professional Institute of the the Public Service of Canada
  Public service professionals unite to defend public safety.
 
 

Feedback from our readers
RE: NDP OUTFOXES ITSELF from Anita Romaniuk
  I hope Mulcair wins.

Humour
CUTTING EDGE GIFT from the Internet with YouTube video
  Never give your parents an iPad.
 
 
 

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