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Posted: November 07, 2007

ARMED NORTHERN MILITIAS COMPLICATE AFGHAN SECURITY by Ron Synovitz
  Warlords, druglords in Parliament seek to carve out their own fiefdoms.

Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
OVERLOOKING OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
by Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
  Workplace health and safety review must consider women's needs.
 
 

Diane Walsh
PROTECTING COASTAL WATERS
by Diane Walsh
  NDP MP defends her private members' bills to protect BC environment.
 
 

MeanToons
HOW TO STOP EMBARRASSING LEAKS by John Meaney
  Mr Mulroney, the Prime Minister requests your presence...

Mr Mulroney, the Prime Minister requests your presence...
www.meantoons.com

Ish TheilheimerEditorial
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.
 

Gordon's corner
Charles Gordon

AGGRESSIVE ABSTENTION
by Charles Gordon
  Dion's support dwindles with his credibility.
 
 

Dr Faisal MoolaDavid SuzukiScience matters
BIRDS DO BETTER WHEN NEIGHBOURS WORK TOGETHER by David Suzuki, with Faisal Moola
  Many environmental challenges today are global in nature.
 

Canadian Politics
Geoffrey Stevens

STONEWALLING ON SCHREIBER
by Geoffrey Stevens
  The Mulroney scandal unfolds in very slow motion.
 
 

Sheila Pratt
STELMACH OPENS DISCUSSIONS BUT DROPS PROPOSED OIL TAX
by Sheila Pratt
  New royalty scheme will fuel inflation in already overheated economy.
 
 
Bill Tieleman

THINK BEFORE YOU CRITICIZE GST CUT
by Bill Tieleman
  GST is regressive, income tax is progressive.
 
 

Workplaces
UNION REACH HANDS ACROSS THE OCEAN by Derek Blackadder
  Steelworkers explore merger with UK UNITE "superunion".

Transport Canada approves 100 percent electric carConsumers

ZENN CARS OKAYED from CBC news
  Transport Canada approves 100 percent electric car.
 
 

Media files
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.
  www.responsiblelending.org
 

George MonbiotHot headlines

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.

Robert Fisk

POLITICS ON THE BIG SCREEN
by Robert Fisk
  Rendition movie evokes Mahar Arar case.
 
 

Antonia Zerbisias

PANTIES FOR PEACE
by Antonia Zerbisias
  Toss your briefs at the guys with briefcases.
 
 

James Saft

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.

Take action!
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.

Humour
MARRIAGE COUNSELING from the Internet
  Husband proves the point.
 

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