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So much for 'leading by example' - Alberta Tories’ pay freeze for civil service execs melts away | Jul 29 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely the Hancock Government insiders who made this decision knew the optics were appalling. But they appear to have thought no one would notice!
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Bread, circuses and the great Alberta licence plate debate | Jul 28 2014 | Susan Wright | Out of the blue Alberta Premier Dave Hancock announced that Albertans would be getting a nifty new licence plate and they'd be allowed to vote for their favourite designs, lucky us!
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The Green Party wins 'Worst Statement on Gaza' award hands down | Jul 28 2014 | Michael Stewart | Is there a contest going on in Ottawa about who can write the most despicable statement on Israel's current assault on Gaza? If so, the Green Party just put this one to bed.
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The Fraser facts, minus the spin: Alberta has a revenue problem, not a spending problem | Jul 28 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the statistics, there are enough holes in the Fraser Institute's sloppy interpretation to store captured carbon!
politics
Jul 24 2014
What kind of values really drove a generation of young people to sign up in huge numbers for one of the bloodiest episodes in human history? Stephen Dale examines this question in 'Noble Illusions.'
Technology
Jul 17 2014
Glenn Greenwald gives us the story of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in his new book 'No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State.'
labour
Jul 10 2014
Does rampant consumerism make us view those who harvest our food, sew our clothes and assemble our electronics as invisible? 'Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy' argues yes.

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What do you think of Grassy Narrows' Supreme Court ruling?

Kathleen Wynne wants to clear-cut an area more than half the size of Toronto in Grassy Narrows, an area already devastated by the tragedy of mercury poisoning. Grassy says No. The Supreme Court ruled that the province of Ontario has jurisdiction over the land, however.

So, what do you think of Grassy Narrows' Supreme Court ruling?

 

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