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Posted: April 11, 2012

Linda McQuaig

JET COSTS AN INSIDE JOKE
by Linda McQuaig
  Harperites fib about F-35 costs while imposing "austerity" budget.
 
 

Simon Dyer

OIL SANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
by Simon Dyer
  Faulty premise underlies Budget 2012 "streamlining" promise.
 
 

Daisy Sindelar
SARAJEVO TWENTY YEARS LATER
by Daisy Sindelar
  For journalists, the deadly siege was the story of their lives.
 
 

David Swanson

PEACE ACTIVIST SANK WITH THE TITANIC
by David Swanson
  William Thomas Stead planned to attend peace conference.
 
 

F-35S WHIP UP STORMY WEATHER.

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
A-G'S REPORT A DISMAL MILESTONE by Ish Theilheimer
  Stealthy agenda unveiled: billions for stealth fighters, while seniors starve.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

BYCATCH BOUNDARIES
by David Suzuki
  Trawl fishery measures show the value of cooperation.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

ENOUGH TO BRING DOWN A GOVERNMENT by Geoffrey Stevens
  Lies, deceit and incompetence mark F-35 scandal.
 
 

In other words
OFF OUR BACKS by Kahlil Bendib
  Profit motive tops everything.

Profit motive tops everything.

 

Bill TielemanCanadian politics

BC LIBERALS FLOUNDERING by Bill Tieleman
  Christy Clark at helm of sinking Liberal ship.
 

Mehdi Rizvi
NOT AN EXCHANGE STUDENT
by Mehdi Rizvi
  Immigrant students challenge Ontario post-secondary system.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
IGNORING NS'S DEBT
by Stephen Kimber
  Cutting the deficit doesn't necessarily fix the debt.
 
 

Equality time
Jody Dallaire

THE POLITICS OF WEARING PINK
by Jody Dallaire
  Anti-bullying campaigns miss the gender dimension.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorSAME COUNTERREVOLUTION — DIFFERENT DAYS by Phil Taylor
  Also: dire racism in Libya.

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Richard WagameseOne native life

THE HONOUR by Richard Wagamese
  Receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award was an uplifting experience.
 
 

Workplaces
NUPGE

WAIT TIMES, INJURIES, EXHAUSTION, ACUTE STRESS
by NUPGE
  Poll identifies major concerns for paramedics.
 
 

Harry Kelber
NEW VERTICALLY-INTEGRATED GLOBAL UNION
by Harry Kelber
  And, news from Israel, Palestine, Italy, Poland and Swaziland.
 
 

Consumers
EWG
CHOOSE UNSPRAYED APPLES, MOM
from the Environment Working Group
  Common pesticides linked to lower birth weight, shortened pregnancy.
 

US PIRGUSA watch

YOUNG PEOPLE DRIVING LESS from US PIRG
  New report finds new generation's vehicle miles down almost a quarter.
 
 

Media files
John Gordon Miller
PLAGIARIZE THIS !
by John Gordon Miller
  Suburban Calgary weekly publisher picks up columns everywhere.
 
 

PICK OF THE WEEK
SAVE THE BEES
More and more, pesticides are being blamed for the catastrophe known as Colony Collapse Disorder, which has devastated honey bee populations across North America. This call to ban neonictinoids is aimed at the US government but could be duplicated in Canada.
  save-our-bees-and-the-food-we-eat-ban-bayer-s-chemicals-now

s e smithHot headlines

DISPOSABLE PROFESSORS by s e smith
  Higher education under siege as schools cut labour costs.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

BURMA AT THE CROSSROADS
by Gwynne Dyer
  Election results may bring democracy — or repression.
 
 

Ontario Clean Air AllianceTake action

TELL ONTARIO: NO NUKES! from the Ontario Clean Air Alliance
  Order brochures, distribute, and mail in the postcards.
 

Feedback from our readers
RE: CROSS-PARTY CO-OPERATION from Freda Davies
  Clyde Sanger has a point.

Humour

ASIANS ARE CHEAP DATES by Amy Anderson with YouTube video
  And other insights from Amy Anderson.
 
 
 

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