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Blog - Policy Note
เกมส์ยิงปลาW88Proportional representation will mean more minority governments -- and that's a good thingSeth Klein | Minority outcomes result in more cooperation in our politics. Parties have to put together governing alliances or coalitions that, in combination, reflect the majority of voters.
|Blog - Alberta Diary October 17 David J. Climenhaga | In opposition, Liberal MLA "Hughie" MacDonald was a scourge of the government. He was sincerely offended by dishonesty and self-interest in high places.|
|Blog - David Suzuki October 16 David Suzuki | Listening to these politicians could lead people to think global warming isn't an urgent challenge or that the science and its well-known, already observable effects are up for debate.|
|Blog - Indigenous Nationhood October 16 Pamela Palmater | Canada has already decided that the Trans Mountain pipeline will be built, before ever talking to any impacted First Nations. This renders constitutionally protected Indigenous rights meaningless.|
|Blog - Yves Engler's Blog October 16 Yves Engler | Requesting the International Criminal Court investigate Venezuela's government is a significant escalation in Ottawa's campaign of interference in the domestic affairs of another country.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
UCP Leader Jason Kenney drops hints of radical policy plans in speech to Calgary Chamber of CommerceDavid J. Climenhaga | A recent speech by Jason Kenney to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce indicates he intends to ram through a radical program with minimal public consultation if the UCP wins the next election.
|Blog - Open Media's blog October 15 Marie Aspiazu | Last week, Canada signed a rebranded NAFTA deal after months of suspense and secretive negotiations. But what does the deal mean for the internet? Here's the lowdown.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary October 15 David J. Climenhaga | The UCP nomination candidate kicked off the ballot by party officials for posing for selfies with unsavoury visitors at a constituency beer night alleges he was dumped for refusing to lie.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 15 Brent Patterson | An "electronic tidal wave" contributed to the defeat of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment in 1998, what lessons does that hold for us today?|
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 15 Brent Patterson | Despite the spin, commentators argue that culture and media wasn't protected by the Trudeau government in NAFTA 2.0.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary October 14 David J. Climenhaga | It wasn't a debate, exactly, but there was certainly a contrast of views when Alberta's premier and a prominent West Coast environmentalist addressed a group of teachers yesterday.|
|Blog - เกมส์ยิงปลาW88 www.mydailyproxies.com's staff blog October 13 Sophia Reuss | As the Toronto election campaign heads into its final days, follow all of our coverage here.|
|Blog - Yves Engler's Blog October 13 Yves Engler | Canada's aid agency has spent tens of millions of dollars on media projects designed in part to draw journalists into its orbit and shape perceptions of Ottawa’s international policies.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 13 Brent Patterson | The Crown corporation has $5.9 million in stock in the private prisons that hold tens of thousands of detained immigrants in the United States.|
|Blog - Cathy Crowe's blog October 13 Cathy Crowe | While campaigns for a national right to housing flourish, the same attention is not paid to the right to shelter.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary October 12 David J. Climenhaga | UCP to canned candidate: Here's your snappy Hugo Boss cap, now, quick march!|
|Blog - On The Other Hand October 12 Penney Kome | Peace organizations haven't been in the news much for a decade or so. But after a year with Trump in the Oval Office, peace is a high political priority again.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Former Wildrose MLA Joe Anglin finds new windmill to tilt at, this time for Freedom Conservative PartyDavid J. Climenhaga | Says former MLA Joe Anglin: "The Freedom Conservative Party has now picked up the torch that the former Wildrose surrendered when they sold their souls to the Tories."
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 11 Brent Patterson | The Supreme Court's shameful decision reinforces colonial relationship over Indigenous peoples in Canada.|
|Blog - Yves Engler's Blog October 11 Yves Engler | In a system where money talks, militarists on Parliament Hill will always be among the loudest voices. To rise above their din, we need to figure out ways to amplify the Canadians who prefer peace.|
|Blog - เกมส์ยิงปลาW88 www.mydailyproxies.com's staff blog October 11 Pam Palmater | What we need in Canada is an independent media system that is tuned to the activism that fights for a more just, wise, and equal world. That's what rabble is.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 11 Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government did not hesitate to spend billions on a tar sands pipeline, but has delayed spending the dollars needed for clean drinking water.|
|Blog - Mel Watkins's blog October 10 Mel Watkins | With one trade agreement having failed us, some are arguing that we should diversify our trade beyond the U.S. market by signing on to more trade deals. But is that the wrong lesson?|
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 10 Brent Patterson | Should the transnational corporations that profit from climate change be seen as committing the social murder of those who die prematurely because of it?|
|Blog - Alberta Diary October 10 David J. Climenhaga | There is no excuse for UCP Leader Jason Kenney and the three nomination candidates to claim Soldiers of Odin members weren't invited to Friday's pub night in Edmonton.|
|Blog - David Suzuki October 9 David Suzuki | We need to be clear that if we let a species go, it's because we're choosing other values over its survival.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 9 Brent Patterson | The biotechnology industry is celebrating NAFTA 2.0 as a win for genetically engineered foods.|
|Blog - Brent Patterson October 9 Brent Patterson | The latest UN report on climate change highlights a deepening credibility gap between the Trudeau government's climate spin and its actual record.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
United Conservative hopefuls held an event in Edmonton, now everyone is asking: Why did white supremacists show up?David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says a vigilante group "crashed" the UCP candidates' pub night Friday. Soldiers of Odin thank UCP candidates for their support.
|Blog - Toward a world with commons and without psychiatry: The Bonnie Burstow blog October 8 Bonnie Burstow | Canada's treatment of Indigenous people constitutes genocide, including "mental health services." Much of it is also deeply misogynous. It's time to name it for what it is and effect real change.|