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Posted: May 23, 2012

Armine Yalnizyan

200 MILLION LOOKING FOR WORK, GLOBALLY
by Armine Yalnizyan
  Federal policies make it easier to hire a cheaper you.
 
 

Andrew Gavin Marshall

QUEBEC STUDENTS: TEN TALKING POINTS
by Andrew Gavin Marshall
  The issue is debt, not tuition fees.
 
 

John Baglow

CHARITIES AND ADVOCACY
by John Baglow
  Most Canadians still honour social contract, despite Harper.
 
 

Gordon Edwards

THERE GOES CANDU
by Gordon Edwards
  SNC Lavalin scandal compromises CANDU support, nuclear security.
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
POLLUTER-PAY SHOULD BE AT HEART OF TAR SANDS DEBATE by Ish Theilheimer
  Mulcair shows focus and consistency in decrying "Dutch disease".
 

Science matters
David Suzuki

SONAR-GUIDED BUG CATCHERS
by David Suzuki
  Time to go to bat for our furry flying friends.
 
 

Geoffrey StevensInsight

BOB RAE'S NEXT STEPS by Geoffrey Stevens
  Interim Liberal leader surely weighing his options.
 
 

New traditions
WATCH MY LIPS, NOT MY HANDS
  And pay no attention to the elephants in the room.

But arrogance rules.
by Duncan Morris

Hill report
Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard

OIL, AND SEX, AND TROJAN HORSE OOZE
by Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard
  Conservatives attempt to change channel on omnibus budget bill outcry.
 
 

Samantha PowerCanadian politics

A JOB'S A JOB by Samantha Power
  Proposed EI changes flout professed government objectives.
 

Bill Tieleman
CHRISTY CLARK OUT ON A LIMB
by Bill Tieleman
  But public the real loser in pesticide ban rejection.
 
 

Mehdi Rizvi
RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS AND TOLERANCE
by Mehdi Rizvi
  Believers need to build bridges of understanding.
 
 

Gillian Steward
OILSANDS, ECOLOGY, AND MANUFACTURING
by Gillian Steward
  Thomas Mulcair's ill-conceived war on the West backfires.
 
 

Jody DallaireEquality time

RUNNING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE by Jody Dallaire
  Politics can be a noble profession once again.
 
 

The Taylor Report

Phil TaylorON TRIAL FOR GENOCIDE by Phil Taylor
  Liberia, Rwanda watch Leon Mugesera trial closely.

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USWWorkplaces

AIRPORT SECURITY BOTTLENECK TO TIGHTEN from the United Steelworkers
  Front-line security screeners to be cut, management jobs expanding.
 
 

ProPublica

CELL PHONE TOWER DEATHS
from ProPublica and Frontline
  Workers on cell towers have 10 times the fatality rate of construction workers.
 
 

David SwansonUSA watch

BALTIMORE CELEBRATES THE WAR OF 1812 by David Swanson
  Time to end the glory mentality that gets nations into wars.
 

World beat
Stephen Leahy

GLOBAL LAND GRABS
by Stephen Leahy
  Struggles over land rights fall under the Rio+20 radar.
 
 

Jason SalzmanMedia files

THE TRUTH'S LIBERAL TILT by Jason Salzman
  There's no media bias in citing facts about Obama's record.
 
 

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Hot headlines
Robert Reich

BIG STUDENT DEBT, NO JOBS
by Robert Reich
  Robert Reich to class of 2012: "You're f**ked."
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

EGYPT'S NEXT PRESIDENT
by Gwynne Dyer
  Election outcome unknown, but radicals won't win.
 
 



CHALLENGING NATO IN CHICAGO
by Chicago Tribune staff
  Police took "soft approach" in dealing with mostly-peaceful demonstrators.
 
 

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Environmental Defence

TELL GOVERNMENT TO BAN TRICLOSAN
from Environmental Defence
  Anti-bacterial additive is known carcinogen.
 
 

Feedback from our readers

RE: WARRIOR NATION from B Ross Ashley
  1812 — the most embarrassing war.
 
 

Humour

THE AXIS OF EVIL COMEDY TOUR by Jamil Abu-Wardeh
  Multicultural group brings stand-up comedy to the Middle East.
 
 
 

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