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on climate change, Quebec protests, omnibus budget bill, F-35s, refugee health, militarizing history, gender analysis, funding renewables, and much more...

 

Posted: May 16, 2012

Alejandro FridStephen Leahy

FROM ACADEMIA TO ACTION
by Alejandro Frid
  Scientists block BC coal train, urge others to take up civil disobedience.
 
 

Erika Shaker

RAISING TUITION ISN'T SMART
by Erika Shaker
  We all pay for the defunding of higher education.
 
 

Stephen Block

FOURTEENTH WEEK OF PROTESTS
by Stephen Block
  Quebec student demonstrators have a point.
 
 

Paul Weinberg

SELF-FINANCING TORONTO
by Paul Weinberg
  City could ease cash crisis if it put revenues in a bank of its own.
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
CANADA BEING HIT BY SPEEDING BUS by Ish Theilheimer
  Omnibus budget legislation lets Harperites roll progress back to 1950s.
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

BLACK OUT, SPEAK OUT
by David Suzuki
  Websites to speak out for the environment and democracy on June 4.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

SUPERSONIC ALBATROSS by Geoffrey Stevens
  Does Harper have the guts to junk the F-35?
 
 

MeanToons
RANKING COUNTS
  But arrogance rules.

But arrogance rules.
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Hill report
Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard

ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONER SLAMS HARPERITES
by Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard
  More of the same on the Hill: eco-wars, pork and public service crisis.
 
 

Canadian politics

WOUNDED IMMIGRANTS from the Medical Reform Group
  Doctors demand repeal of cuts to refugee healthcare.
 

Dennis Gruending
WARRIOR NATION
by Dennis Gruending
  Harperites glorify the War of 1812 to promote militarism to a peaceful nation.
 
 

Bill Tieleman
ENBRIDGE PIPELINE CONTROVERSIAL
by Bill Tieleman
  Christy Clark remains vague on pipeline position.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
POWER COMPANY: PROFIT DOWN, SALARIES UP
by Stephen Kimber
  Emera power company salary increases raise some questions.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

BUDGETS CONVEY VALUES by Jody Dallaire
  Gender analysis leads to better budget decisions.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorUPDATE ON VICTOIRE INGABIRE, JAILED IN RWANDA by Phil Taylor
  Also: NATO's missile shield as "strategic options"

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USWWorkplaces

UNIONS INTERVENE IN WTO LITIGATION from the USW
  NGOs dispute Japan, EU challenge to Canadian renewable energy policy.
 
 

USA watch
by Sherwood Ross

NOVEMBER SURPRISE
by Sherwood Ross
  Polls or no, Obama could crush Romney.
 
 

John Gordon MillerMedia files

JAN WONG SOLDIERS ON by John Gordon Miller
  Globe's cynical disavowal hurts journalism.
 
 

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HOSPITALS NEED CLEANLINESS by Beatrice Fantoni
  Infections and errors due to understaffing: authors.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

OSAMA'S A LIST
by Gwynne Dyer
  bin Laden had plans for tenth anniversary of 9/11.
 
 



KOCH BROTHERS DEEP IN TAR SANDS
by David Sassoon
  Koch Industries involved with Canadian oil for fifty years.
 
 

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END ECOCIDE
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  Call for new law at the Earth Summit this June!
 
 

Humour

MARIACHI SURPRISE from the Ellen DeGeneres Show
  Ellen celebrates Cinco de Mayo.
 
 
 

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