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It's not the gift that counts... - Posted: 19-Dec-05
More thoughts on Ipperwash and "Senator" Buzzy - Posted: 19-Dec-05
More thought on Ipperwash and "Senator" Buzzy - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 22.
Getting real in Toronto - Posted: 19-Dec-05
Underground DVD shows life in the projects - Tim Rourke.
Land law - Posted: 19-Dec-05
Comparing Cuban and Cree attitudes towards property law - Stewart Steinhauer.
New images of natural beauty - Posted: 19-Dec-05
Ottawa River Institute adds heritage works to online gallery - Lynn Jones.
Debates need new rules - Posted: 19-Dec-05
Rules for Leaders' debates should be transparent and accountable - Aaron Freeman.
Public solutions to health - Posted: 19-Dec-05
Better management, not privatization, key to quicker access - Michael Rachlis, MD.
Canada should lead, not follow - Posted: 18-Dec-05
We need to step out from US shadow - Linda McQuaig.
More corporate enemy award nominations - Posted: 18-Dec-05
Hard to choose among so many mean-spirited corporate symbols and CEOs.
The real Christmas scandal - Posted: 18-Dec-05
US Christians want to put charity back in Christmas - Jim Wallis, Sojourner Magazine.
Leader Jack Layton signs The Workers' Bill of Rights - Posted: 17-Dec-05
Unions ask parties to affirm international commitments to the United Nations and International Labour Organization (ULO) - David Blaikie.
Farmers protest at WTO - Posted: 17-Dec-05
National Farmers Union representatives join protests in Hong Kong.
Harper's faulty social vision - Posted: 17-Dec-05
$1200 won't pay for quality childcare if there is no childcare system.
No Santa in Libs' spending, Tory tax cuts - Posted: 17-Dec-05
Beware: campaign promises are "not exactly as shown" - Bill Tieleman.
What Americanization of health care really means - Posted: 16-Dec-05
What Americanization of health care really means - editorial.
One dead Indian - Posted: 12-Dec-05
Q & A with author Peter Edwards about the Ipperwash Inquiry - SG exclusive - background and questions prepared by SG staff.
Buzz off — imagine the possibilities - Posted: 12-Dec-05
SG readers can actually do something to combat the strategic voting virus - Mel Watkins and Ish Theilheimer.
Solar water heater - Posted: 12-Dec-05
Rooftop panels let homeowners save up to half the cost of heating water - Janet McNeill.
Thank you all - Posted: 12-Dec-05
Child welfare not in LIB or PC plans - Posted: 12-Dec-05
For-profit centres need to be kept at bay -Linda McQuaig.
Canada did join Star Wars - Posted: 11-Dec-05
Liberals announced rejection but participated anyway - Richard Sanders.
New push on nuclear power - Posted: 11-Dec-05
Ontario Power Authority recommends up to 24 new reactors - the Ontario Clean Air Alliance (OCAA).
Smart regulation - Posted: 11-Dec-05
Will the government's strategy work? - Janice Graham.
Still devastated - Posted: 11-Dec-05
by Mary Beth Appel
Lifting the tritium limit - Posted: 11-Dec-05
Environmental groups incensed by action of nuclear regulator - Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County (Ontario).
Same-sex will be Harper's undoing - Posted: 10-Dec-05
Paul Forseth, MP, an example of why the Conservatives will lose - Bill Tieleman.
CAW oversteps - Posted: 10-Dec-05
Unions are supposed to add workers' voices to the political process - Mike Martin.
Poverty top issue: Bishops - Posted: 10-Dec-05
CNT urges readers to get involved with the election - the Catholic New Times.
Muslim Canadian Congress endorses NDP - Posted: 06-Dec-05
MCC urges Muslim Canadians to support Jack Layton - the Muslim Canadian Congress.
Bathtub test - Posted: 06-Dec-05
No farms, no food, no future - Posted: 06-Dec-05
Farmers Union confronts Ottawa over farm income crisis - Robbie Anderman.
Predictions, nominations and sharps - Posted: 06-Dec-05
Ontario home to hosts of campaigns - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 21.
Beyond productivity - Posted: 06-Dec-05
Tax cuts aren't a panacea for prosperity - John Jacobs.
Ipperwashed inquiry - Posted: 06-Dec-05
Bad language haunts indigenous people - Stewart Steinhauer.
Haitian political prisoners - Posted: 06-Dec-05
World human rights leaders call for release of Pere Jean-Juste, Yvon Neptune and others - Bill Quigley.
Corporate Enemy Award - Posted: 06-Dec-05
Workplaces creates a new category of business award - Mike Martin.
Workers' rights are human rights - Posted: 06-Dec-05
IWJ provides worship materials for Human Rights Day, Dec 10 - Interfaith Worker Justice.
Depression over-diagnosed - Posted: 06-Dec-05
Widespread use of SSRI antidepressants drives soaring healthcare costs in Canada - Women and Health Protection.
A hypocritical gamble for BC - Posted: 06-Dec-05
Liberals promised to control gambling but have increased number of slot machine venues - Bill Tieleman.
A CUPW Christmas gift - Posted: 05-Dec-05
Postal union's unique job action gave price break on Christmas cards in 1983 - excerpted from Jean-Claude Parrot's book: My Union, My Life.
Protecting healthcare workers - Posted: 05-Dec-05
Unions and NDP seek new law on "sharps" in hospitals, nursing homes - Patty Rout.
Time to deal with the Buzz problem - Posted: 05-Dec-05
NDP editorial: problem with Buzz Hargrove - Ish Theilheimer and Mel Watkins.
Fixed date follies - Posted: 04-Dec-05
The Liberals' fall illustrates the foolishness of mixing parliamentary government and fixed-date elections - Reuel S Amdur.
On trial with Cindy Sheehan - Posted: 04-Dec-05
What I did on the 60th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials - Rose Marie Berger.
Sea change - Posted: 04-Dec-05
Emissions simply don't respect borders - Linda McQuaig.
A great time for an election - Posted: 29-Nov-05
Editorial column by Ish Theilheimer, November 29, 2005
"This election, it's wide open for the NDP" - Posted: 28-Nov-05
SG e-interviews Jack Layton on the eve of the election.
Landmark study on domestic violence - Posted: 28-Nov-05
WHO report finds domestic violence is widespread and has serious impact on health - the Media Centre of the World Health Organization.
Blue Quills wraps up - Posted: 28-Nov-05
It would cost about $3.5 million to extend Blue Quills — out of the $78 billion Alberta has collected in resource revenues - Stewart Steinhauer.
Clean coal? - Posted: 28-Nov-05
More incentives are needed before any major utility makes the changeover - the Gallon Newsletter.
The money election - Posted: 28-Nov-05
By the measure that matters most, the results are already in - Aaron Freeman.
Food, politics and power - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Whistleblower Dr. Shiv Chopra addresses National Farmers Union - Robbie Anderman.
Food, politics and power.
Nutritional privacy - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Doctor files privacy complaint over province's demand he specify why welfare claimants need better diets - Janet Maher.
Workers' bankruptcy protection - Posted: 27-Nov-05
New Act cushions workers when employers go bankrupt - Ken Georgetti.
French fry power - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Vehicles run on used cooking oil - Lynn Jones.
Legislating sex work - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Decriminalizing prostitution is a magnet for pimps and johns - Melissa Farley.
Injustice costs - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Canada got off lightly considering damage done by residential schools - Linda McQuaig.
HRSDC changes short-change some - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Line 1000 and Canadian Hearing Society still out in the cold, despite policy revision - Reuel S Amdur.
Gay ad wins top honours - Posted: 27-Nov-05
United Church of Christ "God is still speaking" ad wins Multicultural Excellence Award - J Bennett Guess.
A cold and nasty November wind - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Job cuts to workforce at GM's high-performing Oshawa plant an unpleasant surprise - Mike Martin.
After the Guatemala mudslide - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Massive destruction strikes a peaceful peasant town - Sandra van den Brink.
Similar names hurt campaign - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Vision Vancouver hurt by split from COPE, mayoral candidate confusion - Bill Tieleman.
No home for the holidays - Posted: 27-Nov-05
Thousands of Katrina evacuees face imminent evictions - Bill Quigley.
Introducing the amazing Phallini! - Posted: 25-Nov-05
Driving you crazy? - Posted: 25-Nov-05
HRSDC changes grants policies - Posted: 21-Nov-05
After eleven-month battle, non-profits retain program grants for employment training and placement - Penney Kome.
Education key to escaping poverty - Posted: 21-Nov-05
The UN Millennium Development Goals aim to provide a full course of primary schooling for all children - Randy Rudolph.
How many list members does it take to change a light bulb? - Posted: 21-Nov-05
Humour via Randy B Singer
Manitoba's Employment Standards Code - Posted: 21-Nov-05
Working conditions have changed since 1970s but legislation hasn't - Errol Black and Shauna MacKinnon.
Super-shutters! - Posted: 20-Nov-05
Maintaining a house's warmth with window covers - Janet McNeill.
Canadian military complicity - Posted: 20-Nov-05
Canada's armed forces keep the peace for everyone except Indigenous Peoples - Stewart Steinhauer.
UN climate change conference - Posted: 20-Nov-05
Cards stacked against progress at upcoming Montreal conference - Colin Isaacs.
Keeping doctors in the house - Posted: 20-Nov-05
High incomes are not the solution to doctor shortage - Reuel S Amdur.
NDP gain in polls - Posted: 20-Nov-05
Post-Gomery interim report shows significant NDP gain in Ontario - Nik Nanos.
Can't see the forest for the trees - Posted: 20-Nov-05
Huge changes in forestry industry leave workers, communities out on a limb - Mike Martin.
Governance game - Posted: 20-Nov-05
Liberals should buy votes by building country, not cuttings taxes - Linda McQuaig.
Network of spiritual progressives - Posted: 19-Nov-05
Tikkun co-ordinates a new interfaith network, welcoming "spiritual but not religious" secular people as well as religious progressives - Tikkun Magazine.
Remember Lord Tubby - Posted: 18-Nov-05
Conrad Black: Now in disgrace, his influence lives on - Ish Theilheimer.
Marathon fuss - Posted: 18-Nov-05
Toronto media are buzzing because some women marathoners took a shortcut - Sandra Tam.
Investment in truth - Posted: 17-Nov-05
Investment in truth. Invest in Straight Goods.
Prison is a sin - Posted: 14-Nov-05
Our prison system breaks up families, teaches crime, spreads disease and defrauds the taxpayer - Ed Griffin for Catholic New Times.
A good samaritan - Posted: 14-Nov-05
Ahmad Chalabi — he's ba-a-ack - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Chalabi in Washington for high-level meetings - Robert McMahon.
The cost of Alberta's surplus - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Indigenous people never surrendered the mineral rights that have earned Alberta $78 billion since 1985 - Stewart Steinhauer.
Retention bonuses - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Paying people to stay at their jobs is the wrong solution to a serious problem - Mike Martin.
The criminal act of payday lending - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Fees, hidden costs boost effective interest rates to 15,000 percent and more - Bill Tieleman.
Toronto's welfare chief calls for increased benefits - Posted: 13-Nov-05
City Council asked to pressure province for higher social assistance payments - Reuel S Amdur.
How I learned to stop worrying and love minority government - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Canadians see good things happening and ask "what's not to like?" - Ish Theilheimer.
We need an AIDS vaccine - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Attaining universal treatment of African AIDS patients by 2010 would break the back of the pandemic - Stephen Lewis.
Burning wood: wizards or fools? - Posted: 13-Nov-05
There's more to heating with wood than just throwing logs on a fire - Ole Hendrickson.
Immigration and the environment - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Toronto Star columnist reads Environmental Commissioner's report as anti-immigration - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 20.
Myth of mandatory minimum sentences - Posted: 13-Nov-05
US experience shows that the punitive approach backfires - Kim Pate.
Khadr's legal rights - Posted: 13-Nov-05
Canada should insist rule of law applies even to unlikeable teen - Linda McQuaig.
NDP reads the public mood perfectly - Posted: 10-Nov-05
Layton is striking the right balance in his response to Gomery - Scott Piatkowski.
Harper on spending - Posted: 10-Nov-05
If trust is the key election issue, compare Stephen Harper's promises with his track record - Murray Dobbin.
Secret CIA prisons? - Posted: 07-Nov-05
Eastern Europe: EU, Rights Groups To Investigate Reports Of Secret CIA Prisons - Valentinas Mite.
Funny bumper stickers - Posted: 07-Nov-05
Hopi prophecies - Posted: 07-Nov-05
Video conjures up memories of the long journey from six packs to sweat lodges - Stewart Steinhauer.
Sunlight provides water - Posted: 07-Nov-05
Solar energy powers well pumps - Lynn Jones.
Farmers in peril - Posted: 07-Nov-05
Agri-food industry very profitable, but producers have to find day jobs - Dennis Gruending.
Human rights award for Maher Arar and Monia Mazigh - Posted: 07-Nov-05
Council of Canadians honours couple who fought back against US-approved torture - Mel Watkins.
Science says - Posted: 07-Nov-05
Corporate corruption of science and its effects on workers and the environment - David S Egilman MD MPH and Susanna Rankin Bohme AM.
The perils of being a spiritual from-away - Posted: 06-Nov-05
Politics needs to reflect broadly-shared values - Ish Theilheimer.
Conservatives respond to Gomery report - Posted: 06-Nov-05
52-point ethics plan promotes transparency but has big loopholes - Democracy Watch.
Ottawa-Quebec child care sellout - Posted: 06-Nov-05
National childcare program could be undermined if Quebec re-directs funds - Reuel S Amdur.
Libby just the tip - Posted: 06-Nov-05
Spy "outing" story reveals a tale of lies about Iraq - Linda McQuaig.
NPA is anything but non-partisan - Posted: 05-Nov-05
Sam Sullivan's campaign team stacked with federal Conservatives - Bill Tieleman.
Close the school of the Americas - Posted: 05-Nov-05
Weekend demo aims to shut down training for torturers - David Batstone.
We deserve a meaningful response to Gomery - Posted: 04-Nov-05
The problem lies with the system, not just a few bad apples - Aaron Freeman.
Politics and consumerism collide - Posted: 04-Nov-05
The campaign against marketing to kids has created some strange bedfellows - Stephen Dale.
Tipping point on public healthcare? - Posted: 04-Nov-05
Creeping privatization threatens to trigger NAFTA lawsuits - Maude Barlow.
New Orleans a Halloween ghost town - Posted: 31-Oct-05
Residents still dispossessed, barred from their homes - Bill Quigley.
UN, NGOs have decreased global conflict - Posted: 31-Oct-05
Comprehensive study shows evidence of major declines in political violence worldwide - RB Eisner.
At home in the Lions' den - Posted: 31-Oct-05
Service clubs and community associations are where the action is in local politics — and all politics is local - Ish Theilheimer.
A "tall" tale - Posted: 31-Oct-05
New Straight Goods NewsWire Service - Posted: 31-Oct-05
Free NewsWire service puts SG headlines on any website.
Culture not for sale - Posted: 31-Oct-05
Protecting our culture gives us a chance to develop our own sense of the world - Linda McQuaig.
Addictions treatment - Posted: 31-Oct-05
Saddle Lake's biggest rock dealer suggests addictions are a central structural support for the global political economy - Stewart Steinhauer.
Human rights complaint stifles debate - Posted: 30-Oct-05
EGALE wants Pastor Stephen Boissoin to explain his letter to the editor, calling for "war" against LGBT students - Laurie Arron.
Lakeside Packers just the latest Alberta standoff - Posted: 30-Oct-05
Alberta's anti-union history echoes through time and throughout Canada - Mike Martin.
Sorbara out, Duncan defensive - Posted: 30-Oct-05
McGuinty loses Finance Minister, acquires expense scandal, fumbles online-service announcement - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 19.
Anti-cold product shows promising results - Posted: 29-Oct-05
Extract of ginseng shortens, moderates cold infections - Geoff McMaster.
Another dead end in Quebec - Posted: 29-Oct-05
New sovereigntist coalition long on rhetoric, short on logic - Reuel S Amdur.
Flipping mayor of Vancouver - Posted: 29-Oct-05
Sam Sullivan's campaign to be mayor seems self-defeating - Bill Tieleman.
Battle hymn of the Republicans - Posted: 27-Oct-05
Energy policy puts the big Owe back into Ontario - Posted: 24-Oct-05
Ontario energy policies mean trouble for consumers and taxpayers - Ish Theilheimer.
A Canadian sense of humour - Posted: 24-Oct-05
Time for BC Libs to talk to teachers - Posted: 24-Oct-05
Campbell and colleagues should look in the mirror for the real culprits in this stand-off - Bill Tieleman.
Renaming Columbus Day - Posted: 24-Oct-05
In Venezuela, day is now known as Day of Indigenous Resistance - Stewart Steinhauer.
Afghanistan editor arrested on blasphemy charges - Posted: 24-Oct-05
Arrest highlights difficulties facing journalists - Golnaz Esfandiari.
Stumbling into a drug war - Posted: 24-Oct-05
Will our troops get mired in Colombian-style combat over poppies? - Paul Weinberg.
Federal prison no better - Posted: 24-Oct-05
Secret trial detainees still held without charges - from the Campaign to Stop Secret Trials.
Lakeside Packers strike - Posted: 24-Oct-05
Tyson's terrible record only one reason that governments should intervene.
Whose oil is this? - Posted: 24-Oct-05
We would have to scrap NAFTA to loosen American grip on our energy sources - Linda McQuaig.
EnerGuide tool helps homeowners - Posted: 23-Oct-05
Energy efficiency good for wallet as well as environment - Janet McNeill.
Right-Eyed Vision of Quebec - Posted: 23-Oct-05
New Quebec manifesto favours the wealthy - Reuel S Amdur.
Strikes are rendered useless - Posted: 23-Oct-05
Unions need a strategy to deal with employers who reject the very idea of collective bargaining - Stephen Block.
Time to give 'til it hurts - Posted: 17-Oct-05
Remote, rural and low-income regions are the most charitable - Ish Theilheimer.
Thanksgiving's origins - Posted: 17-Oct-05
The Blue Quills course deconstructs a national holiday - Stewart Steinhauer.
Ontario Liberals, Conservatives tied in public opinion polls - Posted: 17-Oct-05
Sobara's resignation bound to hurt the government - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 18
Open letter to our dogs and cats - Posted: 17-Oct-05
Dingwall case shows flaws in lobby law - Posted: 16-Oct-05
Government tries to control contingency fees by contract rather than legislation - Aaron Freeman.
Frist, Rove, DeLay: Who's looking the other way? - Posted: 16-Oct-05
Christians should speak out about the possibility of corruption in the highest ranks of government - David Batstone, for Sojourner News.
Legislation mocks Libs' own words - Posted: 16-Oct-05
BC government unwilling or unable to accept collective bargaining - Bill Tieleman.
New Orleans: leaving the poor behind again! - Posted: 16-Oct-05
Authorities closing public housing, public schools, public healthcare - Bill Quigley.
Study links pot to brain cell growth - Posted: 16-Oct-05
Cannabinoid might be helpful for anxiety and depression - Michael Robin.
Strikers call for PM to step in - Posted: 16-Oct-05
Strike at Lakeside Packers leads to charges management beat workers, ran union head off the road.
Motor city madness? - Posted: 16-Oct-05
UAW faces demands for rollbacks in healthcare benefits - Mike Martin.
HRSDC continues on its wrecking campaign - Posted: 16-Oct-05
Employment services for special needs clients jeopardized again - Reuel S Amdur.
Tax burden - Posted: 16-Oct-05
When all taxes are factored in, all Canadians pay about the same percentage.- Linda McQuaig.
End of Suburbia - Posted: 14-Oct-05
Controversial documentary predicts that "Peak Oil" will change urban planning, lifestyles - Maggie Hughes.
Welfare computer program helps kids - Posted: 11-Oct-05
City provides training, hardware, software for eligible low-income families - Reuel S Amdur.
ILO prods UN members - Posted: 11-Oct-05
Job creation too slow, labour body says - Luke Chike Igweobi.
Don't mess with my LCBO — it works - Posted: 11-Oct-05
It's time to put a cork in right-wing calls to privatize liquour sales - Ish Theilheimer.
Stolen sacred object - Posted: 11-Oct-05
Freedom of Information request brings proof of conspiracy to keep sacred meteorite from its rightful owners - Stewart Steinhauer.
Art for the people - Posted: 11-Oct-05
No more art that makes the rich feel good! - Bernard Bloom.
Rails and trails - Posted: 11-Oct-05
Abandoned railway right-of-ways become scenic biking and hiking trails - Ole Hendrickson.
Dubya defines "tragedy" - Posted: 11-Oct-05
Gov't flirts with privatization - Posted: 10-Oct-05
BC officials participate in conference boosting private healthcare - Bill Tieleman.
Bitter choice: shelter or food - Posted: 10-Oct-05
Adequate welfare food allowance saves money in the long run by protecting health - Gary Bloch and Janet Maher.
Fighting the no-fly rule - Posted: 10-Oct-05
Canadian Islamic Congress offers legal team to grounded Muslims - the Canadian Islamic Congress.
Stand and deliver - Posted: 10-Oct-05
Working on your feet all day can be hazardous to your health - Rory O'Neill, for Hazards.
CAW and the Big Three - Posted: 10-Oct-05
Auto workers win stability, some increases - Mike Martin.
Port Hope blocks nukes - Posted: 10-Oct-05
Municipality rebuffs uranium enrichment plant - by Kate Harries.
Smoking costs - Posted: 10-Oct-05
Ruling rightly blames adults for teen addictions - Linda McQuaig.
Advice for Annan from the National Council of Churches - Posted: 04-Oct-05
Ecumenical Council heads encourage UN Secretary-General to fulfill Millennium Goals - Philip E Jenks.
Loving and hating the CBC - Posted: 04-Oct-05
Political cuts and snobby urban bias leave Canada's broadcaster with small base of support - Ish Theilheimer.
Midnight tipi moving - Posted: 04-Oct-05
Portable homes make for memorable mornings - Stewart Steinhauer.
Bring back GATT - Posted: 04-Oct-05
We should revert to use of global trade rules.
Tenjewberrymuds - Posted: 04-Oct-05
Casting the last stone - Posted: 04-Oct-05
Where are the details surrounding the sharia announcement? - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 17.
Steelworkers save Stelco - Posted: 03-Oct-05
Steelmaker climbs out of coke furnace and gets back in the game - Mike Martin.
Housing politics - Posted: 02-Oct-05
Ontario's shell games with money do little to help homeless - Reuel Amdur.
Defending Mulroney - Posted: 02-Oct-05
Former PM was at least truthful - Bill Tieleman.
Selling sickness - Posted: 02-Oct-05
"Disease mongering" by pharmaceutical companies hazard to public health system - Kate A Rehemtulla.
Codex update - Posted: 02-Oct-05
European court cases stall pharmaceutical companies' plans to control natural supplements - Helke Ferrie.
Why we need to fight for a fairer, flatter society - Posted: 26-Sep-05
Weakening the levees that protect Canada's middle class could strand us all on rooftops - Ish Theilheimer.
More tipi teachings - Posted: 26-Sep-05
Cree language course includes discussions about CSIS and Cyberspace - Steward Steinhauer.
US reconstruction plan - Posted: 26-Sep-05
Liberal Jews call for a massive domestic marshall plan in light of Hurricane Katrina - the Tikkun community.
Bigger banks aren't better - Posted: 26-Sep-05
Allowing big banks to merge would not benefit Canadians - Duff Conacher.
Water power pioneers in Killaloe ON - Posted: 26-Sep-05
Home water mill sells power back to the electricity grid - Lynn Jones.
Party on, Ralph — but clean up afterwards - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Alberta's oil wealth comes at the expense of the atmosphere - Albert Koehl.
The profit-driven war - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Making war is the US's only job creation program - Brian J Foley.
Breaking news! - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Nuclear battles loom in Ontario - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Environmentalists reject federal agency's bid to use province as nuclear waste dump - Nuclear Waste Watch.
Democratic Hallucinations in Afghanistan and Iraq - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Pretending that the US has pacified enemies in occupied territories won't make it so - Ivan Eland.
The costs of tax cuts - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Proposed $7 billion in tax cuts would be better spent on 250 000 homeless.
Big egos at AFL-CIO - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Stayers and goers are all big fish in really big ponds.
TD Task Force misses the mark - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Economists advocate unworkable solutions - Reuel S Amdur.
Mayor's gig just a stopgap for Clark - Posted: 25-Sep-05
Christy Clark has eyes for provincial politics - Bill Tieleman.
A new Acadia? - Posted: 24-Sep-05
Evacuation of New Orleans resembles the Grand Dérangement of 1755 - Ross J Peterson.
Feds paying it forward - Posted: 24-Sep-05
Decreased surplus results from feds' decision to prepay into various funds - Ellen Russell.
Access to justice - Posted: 24-Sep-05
A top lawyer talks about barriers to skilled representation in court - Linda Silver Dranoff.
Hurricane Hugo at the UN - Posted: 19-Sep-05
Venezuelan leader offers UN a different vision of reform from John Bolton's - Mike Whitney.
Unions 3, Wal-Mart 0 - Posted: 19-Sep-05
Unions win right to organise at Wal-Marts in Quebec and BC - a compendium of reports on recent events in union efforts to organize at Wal-Mart, by SG staff.
Zapatista Army preparing for political mobilization - Posted: 19-Sep-05
"Together, We're Going to Shake This Country Up from Below, Lift It Up, and Stand It on Its Head." - Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos.
Friction over fishing rights - Posted: 19-Sep-05
Ipperwash inquiry uncovers longstanding tensions, incidents - Hanns Skoutajan.
Lessons from Maher Arar's ordeal - Posted: 19-Sep-05
Canada will no longer give any credence to intelligence information extracted by torture - Mel Watkins.
Empire of inequality - Posted: 19-Sep-05
Katrina's ill wind makes church and state tremble - the Catholic New Times.
New funny pet photos - Posted: 19-Sep-05
School Board leads in energy conservation - Posted: 18-Sep-05
Monitoring, insulation help reduce energy use, saving money and resources - Lynn Jones.
Hydroelectricity is the key - Posted: 18-Sep-05
Industry in Northern Ontario needs cheap power more than it needs subsidies - Ben Lefebvre.
Use the surplus to cut emissions - Posted: 18-Sep-05
Alberta should invest its budget surplus in funding renewables, and encouraging efficiency - David Swann MD, Alberta MLA.
Lingering images - Posted: 18-Sep-05
Mulroney's fawning manner grated with Canadians.
Corporate ir/responsibility - Posted: 18-Sep-05
Some companies claim corporate responsibility but lobby for loopholes - the Gallon Environment Newsletter.
Toronto gun violence - Posted: 17-Sep-05
Police should protect witnesses - Reuel S Amdur.
Tipi teachings - Posted: 17-Sep-05
Sorting out fact from fiction in Indigenous Studies - Stewart Steinhauer.
Senior moments - Posted: 17-Sep-05
Memory loss in older adults due to distractions, not inability to focus - Robert Sanders.
Will high oil prices spawn new thinking? - Posted: 12-Sep-05
Apparent end of cheap oil underlines need for rural transportation options - Ish Theilheimer.
What the waters have revealed - Posted: 12-Sep-05
Katrina has revealed an invisible and almost silent poverty that we have chosen not to talk about - Jim Wallis, for Sojourners.
Lawns & God - Posted: 12-Sep-05
Land use policies - Posted: 12-Sep-05
There is enough for everyone if we remember how to share - Stewart Steinhauer.
US Turning Point? - Posted: 12-Sep-05
American Right may have met its match in hurricane crisis - Linda McQuaig.
Writers' Union: End lock-out - Posted: 11-Sep-05
CBC lock-out hurts book promotion across Canada, writers say - Writers' Union staff.
Unions are still our best hope - Posted: 11-Sep-05
Unions are ahead of the corporate curve on issues like sustainability and human rights - John Jacobs, Nova Scotia CCPA.
Wars over Wetlands - Posted: 11-Sep-05
Wetlands have ecological value far greater than their real estate valuation - Ole Hendrickson.
LCBO profits, TVO reflects - Posted: 11-Sep-05
LCBO Chair defends publicly-owned stores; Hugh Segal mulls Big Blue Machine - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 16.
Oil Peak and Shock - Posted: 06-Sep-05
The bigger story behind Katrina - Lynn Jones.
Icelanders Protest Globalisation - Posted: 06-Sep-05
Organisers protest deportation of foreign environmentalists, police harassment of locals - letter from the protesters.
How to Help Katrina Relief Effort - Posted: 06-Sep-05
Two routes to non-corporate giving - the Sparkplug Foundation and the ALF-CIO Union Community Fund.
Indifference Is A Weapon of Mass Destruction - Posted: 06-Sep-05
Our indifferent government is in a crisis of legitimacy - a speech by Ohio Representative, Dennis Kucinich.
Rising Gas Prices - Posted: 05-Sep-05
Reducing taxes is a fix that would delay us from confronting the underlying problem - Linda McQuaig.
Eyewitness to the Apocalypse - Posted: 05-Sep-05
Doctor trapped in the Ritz Carleton Hotel sent a message to friends and family - Dr Greg Henderson.
Tribute to Joseph Rotblat - Posted: 05-Sep-05
Physicist and pacifist was "one of the best persons of the past century." - Mel Watkins.
Treaty Days, With Interest - Posted: 05-Sep-05
Canada owes every person living on reserve enough to sustain their livelihood — and much more - Stewart Steinhauer, Saddle Lake Cree Nation.
New Orleans Devastated by Nature and Inhumanity - Posted: 05-Sep-05
But could Katrina be Bush's Walkerton? - Ish Theilheimer.
Vander Zalm Fires from the Hip - Posted: 05-Sep-05
Our columnist interviews former premier - Bill Tieleman.
Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder - Posted: 05-Sep-05
Why Northern Ontario Should Be Independent - Posted: 05-Sep-05
Federal, provincial policies strip northern communities' assets but don't provide services - Ben LeFebvre.
Secret is Out on Special Diet Campaign - Posted: 05-Sep-05
OCAP organizing welfare recipients to claim monthly $250 allowance to avoid malnutrition - Reuel S Amdur.
Tiny Tonga at Crossroads - Posted: 04-Sep-05
Public service strike draws 15 percent of population to anti-government march - John Baglow.
Union Network International Meeting - Posted: 22-Aug-05
Second World Congress to bring delegates from six continents to discuss global "framework agreements." - the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.
Playing at Peace - Posted: 22-Aug-05
Limited pullout won't bring Israel lasting peace - Linda McQuaig.
Food Crisis "Runs Across Africa" - Posted: 21-Aug-05
20 million at risk for food shortages — and — African Union appoints mediator in Zimbabwe - Luke Chike Igweobi.
Top-Down Banking - Posted: 21-Aug-05
As head of the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz positioned to enforce the "New American Century" - Eva Zaleski.
Tough Talk Blocks Debate - Posted: 20-Aug-05
Why aren't we having a national debate about our stepped-up mission into the political murk of Afghanistan? - Paul Weinberg.
The Politics of Troop Withdrawal - Posted: 20-Aug-05
The Bush administration's excuses for prolonging the occupation don't wash - Ivan Eland.
Dust In the Air - Posted: 20-Aug-05
Smog alerts warn of particulates — but what are they - Ian Collins, Gallon Newsletter.
Liberals Pin Hopes on "Stars" - Posted: 20-Aug-05
Ben Chin, Deborah Coyne recruited to run provincially and federally - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 15.
Are Embassy Employees Slave Labour? - Posted: 20-Aug-05
Mr Samsu Mia found sanctuary at the Unitarian Church. Others aren't as lucky - Reuel Amdur.
When I Say I'm Broke... - Posted: 20-Aug-05
Poll: Liberals Up - Posted: 20-Aug-05
Jack Layton places second, as Harper's image in free fall - Nikita James Nanos.
Ten Easy Ways to Save Electricity - Posted: 20-Aug-05
Anniversary blackout a reminder to conserve energy - Lynn Jones.
Amazing Grace and Cindy - Posted: 18-Aug-05
Grieving mother Cindy Sheehan strikes a chord with US public that might become tipping point - David Krieger.
Federal Unions Feel Attacked - Posted: 18-Aug-05
Treasury Board plan to eliminate 41 000 public service jobs enrages workers - John Baglow.
Put BC First - Posted: 18-Aug-05
Liberals should put social and provincial concerns ahead of business demands - Bill Tieleman.
Hamilton's Aerotropolis Plan - Posted: 08-Aug-05
Local residents object to Hamilton city proposal to pave farmland and pin employment hopes on expanding the airport - Maggie Hughes.
Re-Framing and Hiroshima - Posted: 08-Aug-05
SG highlights a powerful new linguistic tool for political debate - Penney Kome.
How Many Dogs Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb? - Posted: 08-Aug-05
Put Fork in Hopeless Harper — He's Done - Posted: 08-Aug-05
Making opposition to same sex marriage the central policy issue is beyond political stupidity - Bill Tieleman.
"Blowback" - Posted: 07-Aug-05
Canadian Forces' job is less about killing people than helping to keep peace - Linda McQuaig.
Wave of Violence Rocks World's Tribes - Posted: 07-Aug-05
Indigenous people assaulted, attacked, in battles over land - Miriam Ross.
Rethinking Taxes - Posted: 07-Aug-05
Rather than a burden, progressives can refer to taxes as an investment - The Rockridge Institute.
The Framing Wars - Posted: 07-Aug-05
Democrats succeeding with new strategy - Matt Bai, NY Times Magazine.
Work Life after Injury - Posted: 07-Aug-05
Injuries are costly for employers and insurers, but injured workers pay the highest price - Joanne MacDonald.
A Critical Moment in Earth's History - Posted: 07-Aug-05
The Earth Charter sets forth values shared by people all around the globe - Lynn Jones.
Green Resources - Posted: 06-Aug-05
Resource Guide for Just, Green, Beautiful Communities - Lisa Kundrat, for Yes Magazine.
Card-Carrying NDPs - Posted: 06-Aug-05
Bob Rae doesn't, but NDP members now have permanent plastic membership cards - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 14
Missile Defense and NORAD - Posted: 25-Jul-05
Canada requested a role in missile defense, while publicly denying we would participate - Richard Sanders.
Labour Standards Review - Posted: 25-Jul-05
Public consultations will be held this fall for the first review of federal labour standards since 1985 - the Ministry of Labour and Housing.
The Good Book Says... - Posted: 25-Jul-05
US Unions Battle - Posted: 24-Jul-05
Dissention within AFL-CIO will have few implications for Canadian unions - Mike Martin.
Nurseline Bidder Under Investigation - Posted: 24-Jul-05
BC government plans to outsource health hotline involve US company suspected of violating federal health care laws - Bill Tieleman.
Food Money - Posted: 24-Jul-05
How Ontario welfare workers should respond to claimants' requests for special diet allowance - Reuel S Amdur.
Food for All - Posted: 24-Jul-05
If we're not careful, the world could face serious food shortages in a few years - Lester R Brown.
Held Without Charges - Posted: 24-Jul-05
CSIS should have to produce its evidence against Hassan Almrei - Linda McQuaig.
Zombies in the Fog of War - Posted: 24-Jul-05
Tricked into enlisting, US soldier found most soldiers would rather self-mutilate than serve in Iraq - Joshua Key.
Desertion a Tradition - Posted: 24-Jul-05
American literature full of similar heart-wrenching stories - Mick Lowe.
Youth at Risk - Posted: 22-Jul-05
Young workers have higher injury, fatality rates in the workplace - Joanne MacDonald.
Between Two Worlds - Posted: 21-Jul-05
Somali career women discuss how they find their own paths in Canada - Reuel Amdur.
What Smokey Forgot - Posted: 21-Jul-05
Forest fires serve an important ecological purpose - Ole Hendrickson.
SG this week - Posted: 11-Jul-05
A quick tour of SG's top stories - Penney Kome.
More "Physical" Humour - Posted: 11-Jul-05
Dirty Power - Posted: 11-Jul-05
Norske power plant burns gas, maybe coal, maybe waste rubber - Bill Tieleman.
GM Skeptics Smell a Rat - Posted: 11-Jul-05
Secret Monsanto study showed adverse effect on rats fed GE corn - Stephen Leahy.
London Spin - Posted: 11-Jul-05
G8 leaders persisted in using tragedy to further their own agendas - Mel Watkins.
Rich to live, poor to die? - Posted: 11-Jul-05
In ruling on waiting lists, Supreme Court overlooked main factors in health - Reuel S Amdur.
Triple Terror - Posted: 10-Jul-05
The war on terror has done absolutely nothing to get to the root of the problem - Linda McQuaig.
Olé for Gay Marriage! - Posted: 10-Jul-05
Spanish Prime Minister stuns gallery with impassioned speech praising "everyone's triumph." - Doug Ireland's blog.
The G8 and Africa: Fact and Fiction - Posted: 10-Jul-05
"Africans have a right to justice and equity." - Gerald Caplan.
Working Can Be Dangerous - Posted: 10-Jul-05
Part one in a three-part series on risks in the workplace - Joanne MacDonald.
National Guard Spying on Raging Grannies - Posted: 09-Jul-05
California Guard protects itself from peace groups like Grannies, Gold Star Families for Peace - Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK, in San Francisco CA.
"No Time" Causes Stress - Posted: 09-Jul-05
Author argues that technology has cost us coherence, leisure - Lynne Van Luven.
Know Your Bioregion - Posted: 09-Jul-05
Get in touch with your area by taking our quiz - Barb Davy.
Ontario Cabinet Shufflet - Posted: 09-Jul-05
The new cabinet has left in place the most powerful ministers heading the key portfolios - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 13.
The First NDP Budget - Posted: 08-Jul-05
NDP leader reflects on the last session of Parliament — and the next - Jack Layton.
Round the World with SG - Posted: 27-Jun-05
SG this week - Penney Kome.
CLC Convention 2005 - Posted: 27-Jun-05
CLC Covention 2005 - Back to the Future?- John Baglow.
What's In A Name? - Posted: 27-Jun-05
Sharia Law and the NDP - Posted: 27-Jun-05
"Don't succumb to imams, rabbis and priests.": - Tarek Fatah.
The Myth of Female Sexual Dysfunction - Posted: 26-Jun-05
Top researchers say physiological approach won't improve sex for women - the Working Group on a New View of Women's Sexual Problems.
Foreign Aid — No Strings Attached - Posted: 26-Jun-05
If music helps get this message out, then rock on - Linda McQuaig.
Same Old Cabinet for Campbell - Posted: 26-Jun-05
What does a cabinet minister have to do to be fired? - Bill Tieleman.
Blowing Smoke? - Posted: 26-Jun-05
Ontario Liberals backpedal on promise to shut down coal power plants - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 12.
More Slash and Burn at HRSDC - Posted: 26-Jun-05
Another successful job training program sees its funding cut - Paul Henderson.
Starson Gets Sicker - Posted: 26-Jun-05
Untreated, physics savant's "beautiful mind" led him to starve himself - Reuel S Amdur.
An Author on Globalism - Posted: 26-Jun-05
Talking with John Ralston Saul about being a public intellectual - Lynne Van Luven.
My Arrest and Haiti - Posted: 26-Jun-05
Haiti Action demonstrator takes federal government to task for complicity in Haiti insurrection - Yves Engler.
Manitoba Amends Medical Act - Posted: 26-Jun-05
Four provinces now recognize complementary healthcare - Helke Ferrie.
G8 Meeting after EU No Vote - Posted: 25-Jun-05
Globalization reeling after rejection in France, Holland, South America - John Jacobs.
World Tribunal on Iraq calls Canadian Author as expert witness - Posted: 23-Jun-05
World Tribunal on Iraq
Two-Tier Healthcare? - Posted: 20-Jun-05
Chaoulli decision protects only those who can pay - Medical Reform Group.
Victory for Ontario Injured Workers - Posted: 20-Jun-05
About 4000 to receive $30M a year as WSIB revises benefits schedule - Karl Crevar.
Ann Thomson Soldiers On - Posted: 20-Jun-05
Feminist and pro-choice activist still promoting choice - Karin Wilson.
Mel Watkins Receives Honourary Doctor of Law - Posted: 20-Jun-05
Speech by Straight Goods Board Member on the role of universities, politics, and economics.
The Fix Is In On Electoral Reform - Posted: 20-Jun-05
MPs to decide on voting system, not constituent assembly - Aaron Freeman.
After the Supreme Court Decision on Public Medicare - Posted: 20-Jun-05
The Court struck down Quebec's prohibition on private insurance, not the whole Medicare structure - Paul Weinberg.
Understanding Engineers - Posted: 19-Jun-05
Energy Quest - Posted: 19-Jun-05
Massive effort to achieve greater energy efficiency is the answer, as it was in 1970 - Linda McQuaig.
Sheila Watt-Cloutier Wins Sophie Prize 2005 - Posted: 19-Jun-05
Inuit leader wins $100 000 environment and development award - Elin Enge, in Oslo, Norway.
Precarious Work - Posted: 18-Jun-05
For Canada's casual agricultural workers, wet fields mean no work, no pay - Ross Peterson.
Bianca Jagger Backs New Campaign for World's Tribes - Posted: 18-Jun-05
Survival International calls on nations to ratify ILO Convention 169, recognizing indigenous land claims - Miriam Ross.
Fiddling With Welfare Benefits - Posted: 18-Jun-05
"Fine tuning" policies overlooks economic conditions, basic needs - Reuel S Amdur.
Looney Tunes of Ottawa Politics - Posted: 17-Jun-05
If you thought federal politics were animated, you were right.
Bioenergy Cleaner Than Oil - Posted: 17-Jun-05
Many ways to turn organic matter into fuel - Stephen Leahy.
Ghost Car - Posted: 13-Jun-05
Hamilton Sues Young Protesters - Posted: 13-Jun-05
Sheila Copps vows to support seven youth facing $345 000 lawsuit - Maggie Hughes.
Moral Investing - Posted: 13-Jun-05
Employers should offer employees workshops on ethical investing for their RRSPs - Ron Robins.
Unequal Healthcare - Posted: 12-Jun-05
Declining public system will serve only the poor - Linda McQuaig.
Lifting Low-Wage Workers - Posted: 12-Jun-05
CPRN offers plan to ease poverty for low-paid workers - Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN).
Cancer Gamble - Posted: 12-Jun-05
National cancer strategy fails to address environmental causes - Ole Hendrickson.
GM Manoeuvres - Posted: 12-Jun-05
UW auto giant trying to slough off healthcare, pension costs - Mike Martin.
Reuniting Families - Posted: 12-Jun-05
Fierce fights at Queen's Park over adoption disclosure, funding services for special needs children - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 11.
Economists Say: "Legalize Marijuana" - Posted: 11-Jun-05
Instead of $7.7 billion prohibition expense, US could reap up to $6.2 billion in taxes - Bruce Mirken.
Inquiry Needed into VPD Actions - Posted: 11-Jun-05
Vancouver Police Department errors include firing the detective who warned that a serial killer was preying on Downtown Eastside women - Bill Tieleman.
Canada Rejects Roma - Posted: 11-Jun-05
Immigration rejects refugee claims for Hungarian minority group - Noreen Farooqui.
Ontario Legal Aid Short-Changes French - Posted: 06-Jun-05
Neither French services nor travel funds available for Francophone client - Reuel S Amdur.
Supervotes for Some Shareholders - Posted: 06-Jun-05
Different votes for different folks unfair: unions - Mike Luff, in Ottawa ON.
The Burglar - Posted: 06-Jun-05
Quebec Votes Against Sharia Law - Posted: 06-Jun-05
Muslim women hail legislature's principled separation of religion and state - Alia Hogben.
Save the Genes - Posted: 06-Jun-05
Climate change threatens to extinguish our genetic heritage - Ole Hendrickson.
Thumping Capitalism - Posted: 06-Jun-05
Europeans reject working too hard - Linda McQuaig.
Corporate Profits Up, Wages Stagnant - Posted: 05-Jun-05
Tax policies reinforce inequities but are not enough to remedy them.
No One is Illegal March - Posted: 05-Jun-05
Montreal committee organizes week of demonstrations to end deportations - Solidarity Across Borders.
Sharia Law a Dangerous Precedent - Posted: 05-Jun-05
Arbitration could result in a spouse waiving her right to independent counsel - Linda Silver Dranoff.
BC Cabinet Horserace - Posted: 05-Jun-05
Handicapping the winners and also-rans - Bill Tieleman.
The Luck o' the Irish - Posted: 03-Jun-05
Recognizing Caregiving - Posted: 30-May-05
Suggestions for adjusting the tax system to recognize unpaid work - Richard Shillington and the Healthy Balance Program.
Virtual Power Plants - Posted: 30-May-05
A new marketing approach could drastically upgrade energy efficiency in large buildings - Alex MacDonald.
The Politics of Economics - Posted: 30-May-05
Ontario's infrastructure plan includes private financing for some projects - Inside Queen's Park Vol 18, No 09.
The Quick and The Dead in BC - Posted: 29-May-05
STV, Green leader faltered; NDP soared - Bill Tieleman.
More Fun From Our Best Friends... - Posted: 29-May-05
Animals (and their owners) continue to surprise us!
Iranian Students Sit-In - Posted: 29-May-05
Men and women together protest sex discrimination rules - Maryam Kousha.
"The Enemies of all Humankind" - Posted: 29-May-05
We should at least speak up about torture claims - Linda McQuaig.
What George Galloway Said - Posted: 29-May-05
UK MP slams US Senators who accused him of oil-for-food fraud - the Times Online (UK), on the Common Dreams site.
Tree-Sit for WCB Claim - Posted: 29-May-05
Willi Chapman says he's been waiting 35 years for compensation - from the WCB protest site.
Finnish Strike - Posted: 28-May-05
Can Nordic paper workers resist capitalist demands for rollbacks? - Mike Martin.
Problems with Radioactive Waste Plan - Posted: 28-May-05
Environmentalists challenge draft recommendations - Shawn-Patrick Stensil, for Greenpeace.
Court Orders Audit in Hamilton Election - Posted: 26-May-05
Bookseller takes on City Hall, wins enforcement of election laws - David Cohen.
Minority Languages: A Viewpoint from France - Posted: 26-May-05
Article from Le Monde offers insight into how Canada might treat minority languages - Reuel S Amdur.
Pesticides' Damage Lingers - Posted: 26-May-05
Farmers report neurological problems decades after spraying - the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
A Swing and a Hit! - Posted: 19-May-05
Global Dimming - Posted: 16-May-05
Dirty fuels blocked sunlight - Ole Hendrickson.
The Hidden Conservative Agenda - Posted: 16-May-05
Why Stephen Harper really wants to call the shots - Gary Morton.
Why Vote for the NDP? - Posted: 16-May-05
NDP would reduce class sizes, increase hospitals beds, and earn voters' trust in them.
Health Begins with Social Conditions - Posted: 16-May-05
Education level and household income are more important determinants of healthy aging than healthy behaviours - the Edmonton Social Planning Council, Statistics Canada.
Costly P3s in Ontario's Budget - Posted: 16-May-05
It's a myth private sector saves public money - Linda McQuaig.
Planning to Protect Children on the Internet - Posted: 15-May-05
New organization wants public education, industry co-operation, and technical tools - cybertip.ca.
June 1: Injured Worker Day - Posted: 15-May-05
Here is a flyer that Ontario injured workers are using in their information picket - the Injured Workers' Consultants Community Legal Clinic.
The Health Risks of an Early Election - Posted: 15-May-05
A surprisingly good jury-rigged budget waits in the balance - Charles Pascal.
Measuring What Counts to Canadians - Posted: 15-May-05
New Canadian Index of Wellbeing connects dots between determinants of health - the Honourable Roy J Romanow.
Poll Monitoring Patronage - Posted: 15-May-05
Having the party in power hire returning officers is disgraceful - Aaron Freeman.
Media Math - Posted: 15-May-05
The case of the disappearing union membership - David Frank.
Pension Funds Grab - Posted: 15-May-05
The good, the bad and the ugly in managing pension funds - Mike Martin.
Waiting for Godot at Wal-Mart - Posted: 15-May-05
Why the anti-union rally never materialized - Reuel S Amdur.
Battle Over Labour Bill - Posted: 15-May-05
Unions, employers, lobby hard on Bill 144 - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 09.
Conservatives' Ethics - Posted: 15-May-05
Open letter to Stephen Harper and Peter MacKay from David Orchard campaign - Marjaleena Repo.
Veggie Art - Posted: 14-May-05
Veggie art - photos.
Liberals' "Green Plan" Wimps Out - Posted: 09-May-05
Government's Kyoto plan lacks deadlines, goals, funds - Peter Tabuns.
Advice for Gordon Campbell - Posted: 09-May-05
The game plan has changed - Bill Tieleman.
Needed: A Revolution Within the UN - Posted: 09-May-05
Strong advice for how to halt HIV/AIDS from devastating Africa's women and Africa itself. - Stephen Lewis.
Alberta Undercuts Construction Unions - Posted: 09-May-05
Construction contractors allowed to import workers under restrictive permits.
Survivor Challenge - Posted: 09-May-05
Mean Streets - Posted: 08-May-05
In US, walking is the most dangerous form of transportation - the Surface Transportation Policy Project.
Bono's Crusade — Wish It Were Ours - Posted: 08-May-05
In foreign aid as a percentage of GDP, Canada is near bottom of the pack - Linda McQuaig.
War's End - Posted: 08-May-05
Czechoslovakia government persecuted, deported ethnic Germans after the war - Hanns Skoutajan.
The Problem with the Greens - Posted: 08-May-05
"The Green Party does not understand that environmental issues are also social justice issues." - Jamie Swift.
Stuck With Low Wages - Posted: 07-May-05
For one in six full-time workers, the rising economic tide has left them submerged - Ron Saunders.
Richer Get Richer - Posted: 07-May-05
Obscene incomes grace top 100 corporate bosses - Reuel S Amdur.
Modern milestones - Posted: 05-May-05
Alberta Healthcare Battleground - Posted: 02-May-05
Federal Health Minister addresses Calgary counter-conference - Penney Kome.
Mistaken Identity - Posted: 02-May-05
Crown withdraws charges against Red Hills Expressway protester - Maggie Hughes.
Women's World March 2005 - Posted: 01-May-05
Women's Global Charter for Humanity passes through Canada on its trip around the globe - Jenny Robinson.
Cleaning Up Parliament - Posted: 01-May-05
All the wheeling and dealing on the Hill has avoided the real issues - Democracy Watch, Ottawa ON.
Tax Time - Posted: 01-May-05
Back to the ancient future - Posted: 01-May-05
The end of cheap oil will mean human extinction.
NDP Levers Public Services Bonus from Libs - Posted: 01-May-05
But such changes anger Canada's business elite - Linda McQuaig.
Struggles at TELUS - Posted: 01-May-05
Telecommunications giant imposes lock-out in 4 1/2 year negotiation - Mike Martin.
Wal-Mart's Anti-Union Tactics - Posted: 01-May-05
Experts say retailer's strategies may contravene international and Canadian laws - Paul Weinberg.
Gomery's Ontario Impact - Posted: 01-May-05
Ontario Liberals might benefit from federal Liberals' woes — or maybe not - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 08.
Pursuing Back Benefits - Posted: 30-Apr-05
Ministry refuses to deliver disability benefits owed to man now in prison - Reuel S Amdur.
Liberal/NDP Deal No "Faustian Bargain" - Posted: 30-Apr-05
The annual "surprise" surplus can more than cover investment in social good - Ellen Russell, Senior Economist, CCPA.
NDP Can Win BC - Posted: 30-Apr-05
Healthcare is top issue with voters, who prefer NDP approach 2 to 1 - Bill Tieleman.
Sick of Dust - Posted: 30-Apr-05
Vacuum dust in 70 homes found full of toxins - Clean Production Action.
Hidden BC healthcare costs - Posted: 28-Apr-05
Hidden BC healthcare costs. Wage cuts, outsourcing have led to higher turnover, lower productivity - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
BC-STV for kids! - Posted: 28-Apr-05
BC-STV (so easy even adults can learn the difference between the Single Transferable Vote and First Past the Post)- Philip Symons, for Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice.
Women Can Do It... by voting! - Posted: 28-Apr-05
BC Women's Centres Website revved up - the BC Coalition of Women's Centres.
Catholic women concerned - Posted: 24-Apr-05
Catholic Network for Women's Equality asks new Pope for assurances - Kathleen McWilliams, at The Catholic Network for Women's Equality.
Planning needed - Posted: 24-Apr-05
If we really want to save the environment (and the planet), we need to make an overall plan - Ole Hendrickson.
More on Canada Labour Code review - Posted: 24-Apr-05
CLC needs to find better solutions for women, overwork - Mike Martin.
The Canadian dove funds the US hawk - Posted: 24-Apr-05
Moving closer to US promotes war, not peacemaking - Linda McQuaig.
UN Reform - Posted: 24-Apr-05
A better world starts here - Bob Dickson and Michael Gretton.
Hare today - Posted: 24-Apr-05
HRSDC punishes closest allies - Posted: 23-Apr-05
Inept HRSDC defeats the hard work and effectiveness of partner organizations - Mike Lewis.
Liquid Medical Marijuana Approved - Posted: 23-Apr-05
Medicine is identical to marijuana except it is liquid.
One party to be shut out of BC Leaders' debate? - Posted: 23-Apr-05
Multi-station deal would include Greens but exclude Democratic Reform Party, which has a seat in the Legislature.
Real Jobs Ending - Posted: 23-Apr-05
Rise of non-standard work linked to increase in poverty-level incomes.
EU thwarts attempt to ban vitamins - Posted: 18-Apr-05
Advocate General strikes down Codex directive on vitamin restrictions - Helke Ferrie.
The System is the Scandal - Posted: 18-Apr-05
Election won't prevent future scandals - Duff Conacher.
Dismantling the CBC - Posted: 18-Apr-05
Corp cutting services, silencing staff - Penney Kome.
Red Hill Expressway vs toxic dump - Posted: 18-Apr-05
Residents, businesses, fearful of dust from PCB-laden waste - Maggie Hughes.
Jobs kill almost 1000 a year in Canada - Posted: 18-Apr-05
Unions prepare for April 28, the National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job - Straight Goods report.
Alberta neglects its poorest - Posted: 17-Apr-05
No increase for social assistance recipients in Centennial budget - Phil O'Hara.
Equality off the agenda - Posted: 17-Apr-05
Women lawyers review progress under Charter - Pam Mayhew, National Association of Women and Law.
Termite guts can save the planet - Posted: 17-Apr-05
Nobel laureate Steven Chu finds earth-friendly ethanol fuel in bugs - David Reid.
Animals do the darndest things... - Posted: 17-Apr-05
Animals do the darndest things...
Snap election won't fix system at root of corruption - Posted: 17-Apr-05
Public needs to demand money controls.
Lobbyist invited to Cabinet meeting - Posted: 15-Apr-05
Premier picked a perilous time to get involved with Warren Kinsella - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 07.
Outsourcing Nurseline - Posted: 15-Apr-05
BC government shortlists three US private firms for province-wide helpline.
CLC and the Canada Labour Code - Posted: 15-Apr-05
Umbrella union releases Issues Paper calling for progessive regulations - Mike Martin.
Overpaid and underworked - Posted: 15-Apr-05
New Executive Paywatch website part of campaign to rein in excesses - from the AFL-CIO.
Looking north for refuge - Posted: 15-Apr-05
For Reluctant GI's, Canada Remains the Great White Hope - Paul Weinberg.
Rebels, reds and radicals - Posted: 15-Apr-05
Exclusive! Scholar invites us to rethink Canada's left history. - Ian McKay.
Look who's getting married! - Posted: 14-Apr-05
Botswana undermines Bushman land claims - Posted: 12-Apr-05
Botswana constitution changes would adversely affect Bushman land claims.
New witness in BC political scandal - Posted: 12-Apr-05
Erik Bornman to testify against David Basi and Bob Virk - Bill Tieleman.
Singing For Your Supper: Culture as Economic Development - Posted: 11-Apr-05
Is creativity a cure for the economic blues? - Paul Weinberg.
The whizzes of Oz - Posted: 11-Apr-05
Tourism officials answer questions about visiting Australia.
Honda ordered to pay $500k for firing disabled worker - Posted: 11-Apr-05
Highest damage award ever follows carmaker's refusal to accommodate chronic fatigue - Paul Waldie, for the Globe & Mail, Toronto ON Canada.
An "ethics election" - Posted: 11-Apr-05
Liberals need to gear up for all-out campaign - Aaron Freeman.
Hands across the altars - Posted: 11-Apr-05
Interfaith coalition releases statement in support of equal marriage - the Religious Coalition for Equal Marriage Rights.
Neutral media observers? - Posted: 11-Apr-05
Media should not be "cheerleading comforters".
World food crisis - Posted: 10-Apr-05
Only organic, locally-grown food supplies are sustainable in an energy crisis - The Institute of Science in Society (UK).
Organizing bank workers - Posted: 10-Apr-05
United Steelworkers of America organizing white-collar workers in Sudbury - Mike Martin.
Tumult at HRSDC - Posted: 10-Apr-05
Parliamentary Committee hears of arbitrary funding decisions for employment-skills services - Reuel S Amdur.
Will the real Albert Einstein please stand up? - Posted: 05-Apr-05
All sentiment, all the time - Posted: 05-Apr-05
Pope, Schiavo stories show major media weaknesses - Penney Kome.
Fixing the PM's policy vacuum - Posted: 04-Apr-05
Canada's overall security and foreign policies should be framed around international development work - Roy Culpeper.
Energy Inefficient appliances - Posted: 04-Apr-05
Checking energy consumption before you buy saves money in the long run -- and also the planet - Ole Hendrickson.
Lubicon Cree challenge well drilling - Posted: 04-Apr-05
Companies with ties to Alberta government want to drill heavy oil wells on land Lubicon band claims.
Re: Terri - Posted: 04-Apr-05
Re: Terri - Robert Friedman, of the St Peterburg Times.
Enough with the "smear campaign" against world body - Posted: 03-Apr-05
The "rule of law" is necessary -- for the US as well as the UN.
Bulimia lessons - Posted: 03-Apr-05
The real lesson of Terri Schiavo: she died because she wanted to be thin - Thom Hartmann.
Charter right not enforced - Posted: 03-Apr-05
Unions say that "freedom of association" -- the right to organize -- overlooked in law, courts - NUPGE and the UFCW.
Sweden's prostitution solution - Posted: 02-Apr-05
1999 law treats prostitution as a form of male violence against women - Marie De Santis.
Ontario's flickering $6 billion deficit - Posted: 02-Apr-05
Alternative Budget suggests Finance Minister has wiggle room - Inside Queen's Park, Vol 18, No 06.
Student Essay Causes Upset in Muslim School - Posted: 02-Apr-05
Values under scrutiny, need more discussion - Reuel S Amdur.
Beijing Betrayed - Posted: 01-Apr-05
Women worldwide report that governments have failed to turn the platform into action - Women's Environment and Development Organization.
Libs' polling outfit taken to task on labour regs - Posted: 01-Apr-05
BC Labour Fed demands Employment Standards Branch take action - Bill Tieleman.
Can you dig it? - Posted: 29-Mar-05
Blocking BMD helps Liberals - Posted: 29-Mar-05
Although public opinion divided, regional breakdown works to government's advantage - Nikita James Nanos.
Backlash hits women in Haiti - Posted: 29-Mar-05
Political and social upheaval makes women vulnerable to violence, poverty, illness - the Ecumenical Program on Central America and the Caribbean.
Diversion from landfill - Posted: 28-Mar-05
Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre shows how to do it - Lynn Jones.
Jetsgo's fall was preventable - Posted: 28-Mar-05
"Open Skies" policy has failed air travelers - Mike Martin.
Security vs safety - Posted: 28-Mar-05
New "security perimeter" will not protect Canada from US domination, depredations - John McMurtry.
Showing their stripes? - Posted: 28-Mar-05
Tories are still same sheep in different clothing - Linda McQuaig.
Land Mines R Us - Posted: 27-Mar-05
US TV networks refuse to air UN commercial about landmine horrors - Reuel S Amdur.
BC Liberals running polling sweatshop - Posted: 27-Mar-05
Low-wage telemarketers pretend to be taking poll while seeking out Liberal supporters - Bill Tieleman.
Charge GST on exports - Posted: 21-Mar-05
The federal government could easily generate enough revenue to rescue the forestry and farming industries - Vern Bretin.
Equality at 20 - Posted: 20-Mar-05
Twentieth anniversary of Charter's equality rights and civil liberties bittersweet - Penney Kome.
Justice without passion - Posted: 20-Mar-05
No matter how painful, the rule of law must prevail - Linda McQuaig.
US-style politics in BC - Posted: 20-Mar-05
Elections BC finds controversial phone polls constitute "push polling" - Bill Tieleman.
Mixed reviews for "Democratic renewal" - Posted: 20-Mar-05
"Free" votes still tethered by government agenda, constituency accountability - Paul Weinberg.
New Wal-Mart tactics - Posted: 19-Mar-05
Boycotts, direct action might work where complaining has failed - Mike Martin.
Getting Bombardier off welfare - Posted: 19-Mar-05
Quebec corporation functions as a regional development program - Aaron Freeman.
"Have" provinces and "Have-nots" ? - Posted: 14-Mar-05
Ontario Premier is right but he's gambling with unity - Linda McQuaig.
Fare play - Posted: 14-Mar-05
There's more than one way to present a ticket.
Rabbis and Imams for Peace - Posted: 14-Mar-05
Interfaith group issues declaration on key points - from Hommes de Parole.
Close scrutiny for HRSDC - Posted: 14-Mar-05
MP Tony Martin initiates Parliamentary investigation into funding criteria - Reuel S Amdur.
Let's stay on track - Posted: 14-Mar-05
Rural people need a variety of transportation too - Ole Hendrickson.
Support a Clarkson Cup for women's hockey - Posted: 14-Mar-05
Women's hockey teams seek glory, funding - Marika Morris.
Filipino nurses seek support from BC Nurses' Union - Posted: 14-Mar-05
Phillipine-trained nurses only able to work as live-in caregivers, for as little as $1.75 an hour - the Filipino Nurses Support Group (FNSG).
Are polls pushing voters toward Liberals? - Posted: 12-Mar-05
Controversial method tries to influence voters in the guise of asking questions - Bill Tieleman.
Greenbelt and developers - Posted: 12-Mar-05
Liberals suffer from perception whether or not whiff of scandal well-founded - Inside Queen's Park Vol. 18, No. 05.
Stelco's a circus - Posted: 12-Mar-05
Steelmaker's "bankruptcy" profitable, but not for workers.
The knock at the door - Posted: 12-Mar-05
Anti-terror laws sow fear in Muslim communities - Paul Weinberg, for IPS, in Toronto ON Canada.
The long walk home - Posted: 11-Mar-05
Dashed hopes for good jobs in Nova Scotia left Black Americans straggling back home in the early 1900s - Paul MacDougall.
Italian journalist investigated infantry group that shot her - Posted: 11-Mar-05
Giuliana Sgrena among few who dug into rape charges against 3rd Infantry Brigade - Black Women's Rape Action Project and Women Against Rape [UK].
We're outta here! - Posted: 10-Mar-05
Covering the Mountie tragedy - Posted: 07-Mar-05
Early reporting erroneously suggested that shoot-out was over a marijuana crop - Shay News.
Viva Venezuela! - Posted: 06-Mar-05
In the tug-of-war between the US and Venezuela, Canada should support the Bolivarians - Yves Engler.
Immortal real life memos - Posted: 06-Mar-05
So you thought Dilbert was entirely fiction?
Tax breaks for car dealers - Posted: 06-Mar-05
Liberal budget rewards new car dealers, retailers, who just happen to have well-connected lobbyists - bill tieleman.
Martin's flip-flop - Posted: 06-Mar-05
Despite errors PM is in step with Canadians - Linda McQuaig.
Inventing tax rage - Posted: 06-Mar-05
Deconstructing the National Post's agenda to influence public policy - Larry Patriquin.
International Women's Day - Posted: 06-Mar-05
Global Women's Strike reports regional plans for March 8 - globalwomenstrike.net.
Dear Condi - Posted: 05-Mar-05
Lloyd Axworthy suggests US Secretary of State could learn a lot by really listening to Canadians.
Medical errors - Posted: 05-Mar-05
Shift work and extended shifts have been linked to errors by residents and interns - Reuel S Amdur.
Trouble for AFL-CIO - Posted: 05-Mar-05
Dissidents want to restructure umbrella organization, bring in new leaders - Mike Martin.
Wal-Mart injures workers - Posted: 05-Mar-05
WSIB fines giant retailer $500,000 for failing to notify it of worker injuries.
Money well spent - Posted: 04-Mar-05
Improving healthcare is as important as increasing productivity in any other sector - Guyatt.
Poor, white and p***d off - Posted: 04-Mar-05
Rage simmers in small towns where the best people can hope for is a seasonal factory job - Joe Bageant.
Space Wars - Posted: 28-Feb-05
Standing up to US will gain us respect abroad - Linda McQuaig.
Bizarre clauses in new photography contract - Posted: 27-Feb-05
Canada News Wire contract violates itself - Greg Locke.
People 2, Elite 0 - Posted: 27-Feb-05
Ordinary Canadians kept Canada out of Iraq and missile defense - Mel Watkins.
Septic tank blues - Posted: 27-Feb-05
We should treat human waste as a resource, not allow it to pollute water and soil - Ole Hendrickson.
Car loan - Posted: 27-Feb-05
The illusory budget - Posted: 26-Feb-05
In promising something to everyone, Ralph Goodale delivered nothing to anyone - Reuel S Amdur.
Afghanistan still fragile - Posted: 26-Feb-05
UN airdrops food to Afghans starving in harshest winter in many years - the United Nations.
BC Throne speech? Surely they jest! - Posted: 26-Feb-05
"Andy Rooney" pokes fun at Liberal promises for the year ahead - bill tieleman.
Ain't we a family? - Posted: 25-Feb-05
Lesbian mother asks Cardinal what she has to do to prove she and her daughter are a family - djinn fissure.
Negroponte and Realpolitik - Posted: 25-Feb-05
Bush's new Director of National Intelligence linked to death squads in Honduras, Nicaragua - Hanns Skoutajan.
Liberal tensions - Posted: 25-Feb-05
Dalton McGuinty squares off against federal cousins, keeps distance from Toronto's Mayor - IQP.
Safety through ergonomics - Posted: 25-Feb-05
CAW president calls for feds, provinces, to enact ergonomics regulations - Buzz Hargrove.
Kyoto vs. NAFTA? - Posted: 25-Feb-05
Asking only Ontario companies to bid on providing clean energy may trigger WTO-style lawsuits against the province - Stephen Leahy.
Disarming North Korea - Posted: 21-Feb-05
Korean Women for Peace offer plan to contain North Korean nuclear threat.
Social prescription - Posted: 21-Feb-05
Some people with disabilities have rare diseases that are very costly to treat - Reuel S Amdur.
SG winners! - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Straight Goods readers' survey results and prize winners - Penney Kome.
STV propaganda misleading - Posted: 20-Feb-05
British Columbians asked to vote on electoral reform on basis of inaccurate information - bill tieleman.
Temptations - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Some of our best friends don't know how to say no.
Debt first, kids last in new budget? - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Polls consistently show we want social reinvestment - Linda McQuaig.
Where NAFTA came from - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Twenty years ago, the Macdonald Royal Commission caught Canadians off-guard by recommending a continental economic policy - Dr. Gregory J Inwood.
More than modified buildings - Posted: 20-Feb-05
As Ontario studies how to remove barriers for persons with disabilities, a disabled-rights advocate argues that many barriers are political, not architectural - Geoff Langhorne.
More on Healthy Hours - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Reader response describes the personal costs of working ever-longer hours on the job - Mike Martin.
Campaign fund audit - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Bookseller's investigations lead to Hamilton Mayor Di Ianni returning $11,000 in election "overcontributions." - David Cohen.
How to unionize Wal-mart - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Polls identify new strategies and hooks that unions could use to organize workplaces such as giant retailers - Marc Zwelling.
Shortchanging healthcare - Posted: 20-Feb-05
Medical Reform Group charges that Ontario Liberals collected $1.6 billion more for healthcare than they are spending - The Medical Reform Group.
Tapped water - Posted: 19-Feb-05
Polaris Institute airs ten controversial issues concerning bottled water - Tony Clarke.
Earth's diminishing resources - Posted: 14-Feb-05
A global problem requires a global solution - Linda McQuaig.
Aftershock aid - Posted: 14-Feb-05
Tsunami disaster is changing how we think about aid - Gerald Ohlsen and Mike Cassidy.
Love and the Bible - Posted: 13-Feb-05
Taking back the "religious" voice on equal marriage - the Reverend Allison Barrett.
Fish or be bait - Posted: 13-Feb-05
Farmers on the ropes - Posted: 13-Feb-05
Parliamentary Secretary of Agriculture gets an earful on fact-finding tour - Robbie Anderman.
Medical debt - Posted: 13-Feb-05
Half of US bankruptcies caused by medical costs: Harvard study - David Himmelstein.
Visiting Mumia - Posted: 13-Feb-05
Global Women's Strike visits Mumia Abu Jamal in prison - Selma James.
Homelessness and Hydro rates - Posted: 13-Feb-05
Do increased utility fees push people from poverty to homelessness? - Maggie Hughes.
Banning vitamins - Posted: 13-Feb-05
New WTO treaty would reclassify vitamins and turn them over to big pharmaceutical companies to dispense for big profits - Helke Ferrie.
Libs cling to big lie that labour funds NDP - Posted: 13-Feb-05
To win BC election, NDP must make its relationship with unions transparent - bill tieleman.
Kyoto FAQs - Posted: 13-Feb-05
Canada's obligations kick in as the Kyoto Accord comes into effect on Feb 16. - the Gallon Environment Letter.
Globalization and new rules - Posted: 12-Feb-05
Retail, forestry, manufacturing undercutting workers because of globalization - Mike Martin.
Tsunami coffee connections - Posted: 12-Feb-05
Fair trade tea and coffee links Canadians to post-tsunami recovery - Andrea Markey.
Choosing bilingualism - Posted: 12-Feb-05
Forcing immigrant children into English schools may jeopardize the continuation of French. - Reuel S Amdur.
Upgrading universities - Posted: 12-Feb-05
New Ontario report on post-secondary education offers a "Rae" of sunshine for stressed educators - Inside Queen's Park Vol. 18, No. 03.
Dresden destroyed - Posted: 07-Feb-05
Sixtieth anniversary of bombing still controversial - Hanns Skoutajan.
New Ontario Disability Act - Posted: 07-Feb-05
Parents seek essential therapy for their autistic children through courts, Human Rights Commission, and new legislation - Geoff Langhorne.
Iraqis voted to oust US troops - Posted: 07-Feb-05
Whichever way you look at it
- Linda McQuaig.
Slick "get rich quick" scheme - Posted: 06-Feb-05
Hemp 1, DEA 0 - Posted: 06-Feb-05
Court orders US agency to pay legal fees for Canadian industry - Robbie Anderman.
New public access policy for medical research - Posted: 06-Feb-05
NIH to make publicly-funded research available free of charge - The National Institutes of Health.
Inco vs natives - Posted: 06-Feb-05
Kanak peoples in French protectorate blockade entrance to proposed nickel mine - Jamie Kneen.
Healthy Hours Act - Posted: 06-Feb-05
Columnist proposes new legislation - Mike Martin.
Questioning Cancer Campaign - Posted: 06-Feb-05
Lifestyle emphasis misleading, oversimplified, critics say - Paul Henderson.
Catholics and gay rights - Posted: 05-Feb-05
Editorial questions church position on homosexuality - the Catholic New Times.
BC Libs' flimsy promises - Posted: 05-Feb-05
If they had pledged to give up cigarettes, the Libs would be puffing on cigars - bill tieleman.
Time to Look at Assisted Suicide - Posted: 03-Feb-05
Marcel Tremblay might have lived longer if he knew he could have help with the exit - Reuel S Amdur.
MPs should not be lobbyists - Posted: 03-Feb-05
New MP code of ethics fails to address gray areas - Aaron Freeman.
Harper and politics of fear - Posted: 03-Feb-05
Focus on same-sex marriage a diversion from party's weakness on other issues - Peter G Prontzos.
The meaning of Auschwitz - Posted: 30-Jan-05
Media coverage conveys wrong lessons - Ish Theilheimer.
It's simply about Iraq's oil - Posted: 30-Jan-05
Even those "democratic elections" are oily - Linda McQuaig.
Preventing cancer - Posted: 29-Jan-05
New CLC info kit helps workers identify potential carcinogens on the job - from the Canadian Labour Congress.
Mergers we'd like to see - Posted: 28-Jan-05
The corporate swirl is like a melody.
A brief history of over-time - Posted: 28-Jan-05
Workers have been losing ground on the legislated forty-hour work week - Mike Martin.
Democracy watchdogs - Posted: 28-Jan-05
New laws bring Canadians closer to corporate and government accountability, but require more enforcement mechanisms - Duff Conacher.
Why Sandy Santori quit - Posted: 28-Jan-05
Cabinet minister pleads health problems, but Campbell policies caused quiet and overt hostility in his riding - by bill tieleman.
Wrong kind of Harvard north - Posted: 28-Jan-05
No equity in billion-dollar Canada Research Chairs program - by Wendy Robbins, PhD.
Catholics rebut Cardinal - Posted: 28-Jan-05
Challenge the Church Group says most Canadian Catholics disagree with church on marriage issue - Helen Kennedy.
Purposes of language - Posted: 27-Jan-05
Language laws should facilitate as well as promote diversity - Reuel S Amdur.
Don't sacrifice equality for "democracy" - Posted: 27-Jan-05
Statement to the World Social Forum stresses that fundamentalism is not the answer to corporatism - the WLUML international solidarity network.
Straight Goods at 5 - Posted: 24-Jan-05
Publisher (and founder) Ish Theilheimer reflects on SG's journey.
Electronics recycling - Posted: 24-Jan-05
Computers, TVs contain toxic minerals but also valuable components by Janet McNeill.
Don't cozy up to The White House - Posted: 23-Jan-05
Dogged loyalty to the American way won't benefit Canadians Linda McQuaig.
Underemployed or overworked - Posted: 23-Jan-05
Unemployment rises while more and more employees are putting in unpaid overtime Mike Martin.
21 women in poverty - Posted: 23-Jan-05
Excerpt from new book, Policies of Exclusion, Poverty and Health a BC WISE project.
HIV/AIDS a slow tsunami - Posted: 23-Jan-05
UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa sees World Health Organization's program starting to work Stephen Lewis.
Can Schools be Value-Free Zones? - Posted: 23-Jan-05
Debate about whether schools should teach values misses the point: everything schools teach includes values Heather-jane Robertson.
Basi Hirings, Firings Intrigue - Posted: 23-Jan-05
Police still investigating former ministerial assistant's connections with alleged improper activities bill tieleman.
Boxer puts Rice on the ropes - Posted: 23-Jan-05
Transcript of Senator Barbara Boxer grilling Condoleezza Rice at Senate hearings for Rice's appointment as Secretary of State from a transcript of the Congressional Record.
Studies refute "third way" - Posted: 22-Jan-05
Public health care delivers better outcomes, lower costs than private/public care Tammy Horne.
NAFTA illegal? - Posted: 22-Jan-05
CUPW, Council of Canadians, launch constitutional challenge against NAFTA in Ontario Superior Court Steven Shrybman.
HRSDC axes LinkUp - Posted: 22-Jan-05
Funding "reform" shuts down award-winning employment agency for people with disabilities Reuel S Amdur.
Oil lust - Posted: 16-Jan-05
WTO is "an experiment that flopped" - Posted: 16-Jan-05
It's all in the delivery - Posted: 16-Jan-05
Canada's complicity in Iraq - Posted: 16-Jan-05
CBC $ woes - Posted: 16-Jan-05
Russian Pensioners Say Enough Is Enough - Posted: 16-Jan-05
Advancing equality in unions - Posted: 16-Jan-05
How Carole James Won the '05 Election - Posted: 16-Jan-05
Open bidding closes doors - Posted: 16-Jan-05
Vital social agencies jeopardized by complicated, obscure new funding rules.
Ranchers aching - Posted: 15-Jan-05
Melting Mountains and You - Posted: 14-Jan-05
As climate change melts snowcaps, the effects snowball downstream Jan Rose
First they came for the terrorists
- Posted: 10-Jan-05
Reviewing the evolution of habeas corpus raises extreme concern about the Bush administration's overriding due process.
Why did Gary Collins resign as BCs Finance Minister? - Posted: 09-Jan-05
High profile departure may signal Liberal swing to hard right bill tieleman.
Helping hands in wrong places - Posted: 09-Jan-05
Press blackout on Iraqi trade union leader's murder - Posted: 09-Jan-05
US needs uniform voting procedures - Posted: 09-Jan-05
Russians test their own BMD - Posted: 09-Jan-05
US program triggers new arms race in space Reuel Amdur
Romero House in "fight of our lives" - Posted: 09-Jan-05
"Safe Third Country" treaty turns back refugees before they reach Canada Mary Jo Leddy.
Altruism trumps greed - Posted: 09-Jan-05
The price of "free" information - Posted: 08-Jan-05
Requests filed under Alberta "Freedom of Information" Act fetch hefty price tag Lanny Boutin.
Safe Work for Sex Trade Workers - Posted: 08-Jan-05
Current policies make prostitutes fair game for battering, murder
Wobblies are 100! - Posted: 03-Jan-05
Muslim women write Dalton McGuinty - Posted: 03-Jan-05
Request meeting to protest Ontario decision to recognize Sharia law for family court rulings Canadian Council of Muslim Women
Mangroves saved lives - Posted: 03-Jan-05
Seashore trees formed a wall that protected some villages from tsunami Ole Hendrickson
Adopt-a-village aid - Posted: 03-Jan-05
NGOs and Western communities can adopt disaster-ravaged communities and support them in rebuilding.
A billion for tsunami relief? - Posted: 03-Jan-05
Former MP and former diplomat call on federal government to match private donations to tsunami disaster relief up to $500 million.
BC's naughty and nice list - Posted: 02-Jan-05
bill tieleman hands out year-end awards to the deserving
Year in Review - Posted: 02-Jan-05
2004 had challenges, victories for workers - Mike Martin.
Carols, couches and other security risks - Posted: 01-Jan-05
Campaign to free five prisoners held without charges and subject to secret trials, triggers heavy security at Toronto CSIS building.
Hamilton sues Sheila Copps - Posted: 01-Jan-05
Sheila Copps responds to City of Hamilton's lawsuit against the federal government and herself, as former Minister.
Tsunami -- warnings could have saved lives - Posted: 29-Dec-04
International Action Center charges that US knew about earthquake but did not warn Asian authorities about coming tsunami.
Daffy definitions - Posted: 29-Dec-04
Word play and puns, just for fun.
Welfare reform - for corporate welfare bums - Posted: 28-Dec-04
Governments are handing out huge sums of money to corporations and industries without any plan or accountability.
Telemarketing not a privacy issue - Posted: 27-Dec-04
Pollster argues that enthusiasm for do-not-call list is misplaced from real concerns about privacy issues.
The wonder of snow - Posted: 27-Dec-04
An ode to the beauty and wonder of snow, by Lynn Jones.
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