Posted: May 16, 2012
FROM ACADEMIA TO ACTION by Alejandro Frid
Scientists block BC coal train, urge others to take up civil disobedience.
RAISING TUITION ISN'T SMART by Erika Shaker
We all pay for the defunding of higher education.
FOURTEENTH WEEK OF PROTESTS by Stephen Block
Quebec student demonstrators have a point.
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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CANADA BEING HIT BY SPEEDING BUS by Ish Theilheimer
Omnibus budget legislation lets Harperites roll progress back to 1950s.
BLACK OUT, SPEAK OUT by David Suzuki
Websites to speak out for the environment and democracy on June 4.
SUPERSONIC ALBATROSS by Geoffrey Stevens
Does Harper have the guts to junk the F-35?
But arrogance rules.
ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONER SLAMS HARPERITES by Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard
More of the same on the Hill: eco-wars, pork and public service crisis.
WOUNDED IMMIGRANTS from the Medical Reform Group
Doctors demand repeal of cuts to refugee healthcare.
WARRIOR NATION by Dennis Gruending
Harperites glorify the War of 1812 to promote militarism to a peaceful nation.
ENBRIDGE PIPELINE CONTROVERSIAL by Bill Tieleman
Christy Clark remains vague on pipeline position.
POWER COMPANY: PROFIT DOWN, SALARIES UP by Stephen Kimber
Emera power company salary increases raise some questions.
BUDGETS CONVEY VALUES by Jody Dallaire
Gender analysis leads to better budget decisions.
UNIONS INTERVENE IN WTO LITIGATION from the USW
NGOs dispute Japan, EU challenge to Canadian renewable energy policy.
NOVEMBER SURPRISE by Sherwood Ross
Polls or no, Obama could crush Romney.
JAN WONG SOLDIERS ON by John Gordon Miller
Globe's cynical disavowal hurts journalism.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
One billion people globally belong to co-operatives, which Ban Ki Moon said prove that it is possible to pursue both economic viability and social responsibility. Find some stories about how co-ops achieve the dual goals at http://stories.coop/
HOSPITALS NEED CLEANLINESS by Beatrice Fantoni
Infections and errors due to understaffing: authors.
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.
END ECOCIDE from Avaaz.org
Call for new law at the Earth Summit this June!
MARIACHI SURPRISE from the Ellen DeGeneres Show
Ellen celebrates Cinco de Mayo.