Posted: May 09, 2012
QUEBEC STUDENTS CHALLENGE DOGMA by Linda McQuaig
Subsidizing education creates workers to carry pension costs.
IMPORTING CHEAPER WORKERS by Armine Yalnizyan
Changes to immigration policy could transform society.
INEQUALITY: THE ENEMY BETWEEN US by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
Researchers argue that even the rich are hurt by economic inequality.
HUMOR VS MONSTERS by Laura Gottesdiener
An interview with Yes Man Andy Bichlbaum on why every protest needs some fun.
Inequality hurts everyone
especially small media.
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HARPERITES HANG TROOPS AND VETS OUT TO DRY by Ish Theilheimer
Cuts to veterans' services show Conservatives' true colours.
SINCE SILENT SPRING by David Suzuki
Weighing the fundamental failure of environmentalism.
THE FALLEN MEDIA TYCOON by Geoffrey Stevens
Love him or hate him, we cannot escape Conrad Black.
DOWN WITH TV VIOLENCE!
Find me a show that is the model of decorum.
BLACK IS BACK, WITH HELP FROM FRIENDS by Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard
Soliders and veterans take hits, criminal gets welcome mat.
UNEQUAL WAGES FOR EQUAL WORK by Mehdi Rizvi
Foreign Temporary Worker program hurts job market for everyone.
WESTRAY + 20 from the USW
Despite fatalities, still no prosecutions under Westray Act.
BC LIBERALS PONDER NAME CHANGE by Bill Tieleman
Effort comes in response to sinking in the polls.
ALBERTANS SHAKE OFF RACIST IMAGE by Gillian Steward
Backlash against Wildrose shows most voters reject bigotry.
SCHOOL PROSELYTIZING by Stephen Kimber
The Great Yellow Jesus T-shirt Fooforaw finally finishes.
THOUSANDS THRONG THE STREETS TO REJECT LATEST GOVERNMENT OFFER by Laurent Bastien Corbeil
Student negotiator pressured into signing offer he "did not agree with."
GENEROSITY TIME by Jody Dallaire
Video evokes the best in people.
PSAC'S CONVENTION by John Baglow
Hostile environment facilitates civil meeting.
JOBLESS IN EURO ZONE by Harry Kelber
And: strike continues in Amazon zone; Irish sit-in ends.
A "CONTINENTAL CARBON BOMB" from Friends of the Earth
TransCanada moves to steamroll application for controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
JAN WONG FIGHTS BACK by Jan Wong with YouTube video
Author shares secret employer videos intended to undermine her workers' comp claim.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|WATCH THE US ECONOMY DETERIORATE
Created by labor writer LaToya Egwuekwe, colour-coded US map tracks the rate of unemployment, state by state and county by county, from 2007 to 2011. The colour black indicates areas with unemployment rates higher than ten percent, and by the end of the 43 second video, most of the states are cratering out. No wonder some people are struggling to get by.
GUNS BEHIND COMMUNITY GATES by Rowland Atkinson and Oliver Smith
When US gun culture meets segregation, Trayvon Martin seems to be the enemy within.
AFTER THE "PEACE PROCESS" by Gwynne Dyer
No real solutions are in sight for Israeli-Palestinian problem.
BLACK OUT YOUR SITE FOR THE EARTH from Sierra Club Canada
Hundreds of sites to go black on June 4 to protest "war on nature and democracy."
GET A LOADA BEV ODA by the AnnaandSteveShow with YouTube video
Song celebrates International Co-operation Minister's little quirks.