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Blog - James Laxer's Blog September 20
James Laxer | Never have the conditions for the NDP to move to major party status been more favourable than they are today.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog September 20
Judy Rebick | Art and activism comes together in a new way with Peter Mettler's Petropolis, Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands, a searing vision of the devastation that is the tar sands.
Blog - John Bonnar's September 19
John Bonnar | Preparedness Consultant Thomas Appleyard said Thursday that the cornerstone to responding to pandemic influenza is still proper hand hygiene and alcohol based hand sanitizers.
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 18
Gale Tyler, Ralferd C. Freytag, Laara Williamsen, Linda Ironside, Alice Edge | Contrary to false rumors circulating in the United States, we have choice of doctors, our physicians have choice of hospitals and we have full medical, surgical and hospital coverage...
Blog - Fred Wilson’s blog September 18
Fred Wilson | Just what does the EI bill mean to some workers? Here are the facts.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 18
Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | Last Saturday, veteran right wing watcher Adele Stan of AlterNet covered the Tax Payers’ March on Washington (aka the 912 March or the DC Tea Party).
Blog - Christine Saulnier's blog September 18
Christine Saulnier | The NS legislature just reopened this week, but the new NDP government had already been busy following through on some of its election promises. One of these was to institute an energy tax rebate.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 18
Emily Hunter | Today the journey to the tar sands comes to an end. I spent this day asking a new question: what can we do about the tar sands?
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 18
Raquel Brown, Media Consortium Blogger | Hopes of passing climate change legislation before the climate summit in Copenhagen are quickly dissipating, as Rachel Morris reports in Mother Jones.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog September 18
James Laxer | There is no glory on this day for anyone. All four parties in the House gain and lose from what is happening in Ottawa.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 17
Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | Yesterday, a long and pathetic spectacle came to an end. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont) released the first draft of the Senate Finance Committee’s health care bill.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 17
Nezua, Media Consortium Blogger | The immigration debate seems to be rushing forward on its own timetable—and without a structured frame to guide it, the effort is damaged from the start.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 17
Emily Hunter | In this journey to the tar sands I wanted to find the truth behind Canada's big oil project. What I came to find surprised me.
Blog - StopWar Blog September 17
Dave Markland | The Kunduz bombing, which killed and injured many civilians, is being felt in Germany as its elections near. The Left Party is campaigning under the slogan "Get out of Afghanistan."
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 16
Andrew Murray, Nina Kessler, C. Mader, Soraya Mohamed, David Hagel | Dear American neighbours...
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 16
Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | Opponents of health care reform are trying to pit the insured against everyone else.
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 16
Sumitra McMurchy, Penni Burrell, Paul-André Larose, Morrie Levy, Rollad Miller | Dear American neighbours...
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 16
rabble staff | If you're looking for a job that offers a wonderful work environment and a chance to put your activist ethics and skills to work, you've found the right place!
Blog - Derrick O'Keefe's blog September 16
Derrick O'Keefe | Democracy Now! featured a great interview with Norman Solomon of the Institute for Public Accuracy, who just returned from a delegation to Afghanistan.
Blog - John Bonnar's September 16
John Bonnar | Taxi drivers call on the Ontario government to reverse its decision to remove restrictions on Airport Limousines from picking up fares within the limits of the City of Toronto.
Blog - Andrew Brett September 15
Andrew Brett | Not only is the blacklisting claim patently false, it is hypocritical coming from an organization that only months ago was embroiled in controversy over their own blacklisting of a Jewish artist.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 15
Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), perhaps the only moderate Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, predicted that the committee’s forthcoming bill will not include a public option with a trigger.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 15
Emily Hunter | Today I went further north than many other individuals in Canada have gone.I went to Fort Chipewyan, a community that as far removed as it is, has been gravely impacted by the tar sands.
Blog - Derrick O'Keefe's blog September 15
Derrick O'Keefe | In the wake the blatantly fraudulent election in Afghanistan, the hypocrisy of the Conservative government's response is par for the course. More disturbing, however, is the fact that the NDP is MIA.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 15
Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger | On Thursday, the U.S. Census released new data on the economic straits many American households faced in 2008.
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 15
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Daniel Henshaw, Valerie, Jim Riesberry, Carolyn Mudge | Dear American neighbours...
Blog - StopWar Blog September 15
Dave Markland | More opinion polls internationally show that NATO's Afghanistan operation is a deeply unpopular war, including in the United States.
Blog - StopWar Blog September 15
Dave Markland | Malalai Joya responds to the release of journalist Pervez Kambakhsh.
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 14
Sheri Birch, Barry V. Fisher, B.H. Nation, Louise Garnock | Dear American neighbours...
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 14
Paula Mallea, Hannah, Zainab Amadahy, Karin Brothers | Dear American neighbours...

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