Posted: May 30, 2012
DUST BOWL CONDITIONS AHEAD by Stephen Leahy
Half of US midwest already in drought conditions by May 8 this year.
GRASSROOTS RE-INVENTING US ECONOMY by Gar Alperovitz
How entrepreneurs, activists, and theorists are laying the groundwork for a transformed North American economy.
TAX FAIRLY, SPEND WISELY by Dr Ian Hudson
Services and benefits are on the asset side of the tax spreadsheet.
JAPANESE COALITION PLEA TO UN from 72 non-government organizations in Japan
Spent nuclear fuel in Unit 4 at high risk of explosion if not stabilized.
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BUDGET BILL GARBAGE WILL BLOW BACK IN RURAL CANADA by Ish Theilheimer
Mean, ignorant EI changes undermine seasonal workers and employers' plans.
RX: GET OUTSIDE EVERY DAY by David Suzuki
Daily dose of nature promotes robust well-being.
THE PYRRHIC ECONOMY by Geoffrey Stevens
Military-industrial complex makes a move on Canada.
EI AND SEASONAL WORKERS
Atlantic region workers wonder what tool Harper is using.
EI VS FTW (FOREIGN TRADE WORKERS) by Ish Theilheimer and Samantha Bayard
And: back-to-work law bails out yet another big employer.
ALBERTA AS A PETRO-STATE by Penney Kome
Author Andrew Nikiforuk pinpoints political syndrome.
HYDRO RATE INCREASE TO FOLLOW ELECTION by Bill Tieleman
Consumers to pay for Christy Clark's Hydro hijinks.
PROMISING SUNSHINE LAWS IN HALIFAX by Stephen Kimber
Open government easier to say than to do.
INCHING UP IN THE POLLS by Jody Dallaire
NB women gain ground in local elections.
One native life
FINDING ARCTURUS by Richard Wagamese
Stargazing stranger gave a kid the key to wonder.
EUROPE CONSIDERS GROWTH, NOT AUSTERITY by Harry Kelber
Death threats in Colombia, Parliament chained in Poland, and much more.
DIPLOMACY IS THE ONLY WAY FORWARD WITH IRAN by Laicie Olson
The parties must come to a compromise through negotiations.
END OF DAILIES by John Gordon Miller
Newspaper Death Watch site shows mounting toll.
GHASTLY OUTDATED PARTY by Maureen Dowd
HOW THE AFGHAN WAR ENDS by Gwynne Dyer
US pledges financial support, tries to tiptoe away.
PROTEST BACK-TO-WORK LAWS from the Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights
Tell Labour Minister Lisa Raitt to give negotiations time to work.
Feedback from our readers
YES, FISHERIES ENDANGERED from Phil Eidsvik
BC Fisheries Survival Coalition responds to SG article.
THREE GERMAN SHEPHERDS IN A BRITISH PUB from BBC's "That's Life"
Then a guy walks in with a soda siphon...