Posted: November 07, 2007
ARMED NORTHERN MILITIAS COMPLICATE AFGHAN SECURITY by Ron Synovitz
Warlords, druglords in Parliament seek to carve out their own fiefdoms.
OVERLOOKING OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES by Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
Workplace health and safety review must consider women's needs.
PROTECTING COASTAL WATERS by Diane Walsh
NDP MP defends her private members' bills to protect BC environment.
HOW TO STOP EMBARRASSING LEAKS by John Meaney
Mr Mulroney, the Prime Minister requests your presence...
MULRONEY-SCHREIBER AFFAIR THREATENS PM'S CREDIBILITY by Ish Theilheimer
After campaigning for restitution of Liberal sponsorship spending, Harper will be pressed to make his mentor repay libel award.
AGGRESSIVE ABSTENTION by Charles Gordon
Dion's support dwindles with his credibility.
BIRDS DO BETTER WHEN NEIGHBOURS WORK TOGETHER by David Suzuki, with Faisal Moola
Many environmental challenges today are global in nature.
STONEWALLING ON SCHREIBER by Geoffrey Stevens
The Mulroney scandal unfolds in very slow motion.
STELMACH OPENS DISCUSSIONS BUT DROPS PROPOSED OIL TAX by Sheila Pratt
New royalty scheme will fuel inflation in already overheated economy.
THINK BEFORE YOU CRITICIZE GST CUT by Bill Tieleman
GST is regressive, income tax is progressive.
UNION REACH HANDS ACROSS THE OCEAN by Derek Blackadder
Steelworkers explore merger with UK UNITE "superunion".
ZENN CARS OKAYED from CBC news
Transport Canada approves 100 percent electric car.
BIG US MEDIA IGNORED DAY OF ACTION AGAINST WAR by Jerry Lanson
Newspapers have a duty to inform citizens about such democratic events.
|PICK OF THE WEEK
|KEEPING AN EYE ON THE BANKS
Decades of deregulation in the financial sector have spawned a variety of ugly practices that all fall under the umbrella term, "predatory lending". With US banks, for example, a swipe of the debit card when your chequing account is low can lead to $2 in penalty fees for every $1 you're accidentally overdrawn. The Center for Responsible Lending draws attention to the latest bank and credit union techniques for absorbing more of their customers' accounts.
BRING ON THE RECESSION! by George Monbiot for The Guardian
Economic crunch might be the only way to halt the destructive effects of growth.
THE PERILS OF PETROCRACY by Tina Rosenberg for the New York Times Magazine
Oil- and gas-dependent countries are historically ill governed.
POLITICS ON THE BIG SCREEN by Robert Fisk
Rendition movie evokes Mahar Arar case.
PANTIES FOR PEACE by Antonia Zerbisias
Toss your briefs at the guys with briefcases.
EVERYBODY HATES THE (US) DOLLAR by James Saft
US dollar dumped even when employment rises.
RALPH NADER SUES DEMOCRATS, UNIONS from Democracy Now!
Suit accuses Kerry campaign, SIEU and others of conspiring to block his campaign.
STOP BIG BOX CHILD CARE by from Code Blue
Multinational for-profit child care companies poised to move into Canada.
STOP MILITARY RECRUITING IN OUR SCHOOLS from the Council of Canadians
Canadian Armed Forces "outreach" has even targeted elementary schools.
MARRIAGE COUNSELING from the Internet
Husband proves the point.