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Blog - James Laxer's Blog January 28
James Laxer | Yesterday, after reviewing the Conservative budget, Michael Ignatieff posed a very perceptive question: "My concerns about the budget are have they underestimated the seriousness of the crisis?"
Blog - Sharon Fraser's Blog January 28
Sharon Fraser | If you didn't know any better, listening to the CBC would convince you that this budget is none of Jack's business.
Blog - Mai Nguyen January 28
Mai Nguyen | Back-to-work legislation is just not the solution to a 12-week long labour dispute that has gone nowhere after much bargaining on CUPE 3903’s part and no budge on York’s part.
Blog - Josée Madéia January 27
Josée Madéia | Last night, a Belgian friend from the hotel walks in and we all start talking about écosociété's "noir canada."
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! January 27
Matthew Adams | Harper appears to sell himself out; but really a closer looks shows he still has a lot of neo-con in him. The real picture of the budget is still coming into focus but it doesn't look pretty.
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog January 27
Trish Hennessy | The weight of 100,000 (and growing) newly unemployed Canadians was on the shoulders of our federal minority government as they unveiled their budget.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog January 27
James Laxer | As the Canadian economic crisis deepens the Harper government still has not figured out how serious things have become.
Blog - A Blog for Media Justice January 27
Paul D. Boin | Who said this about wealth creation? No. It's not Marx or Lenin. It's not Tommy Douglas, Hargrove or Getlefinger.
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog January 26
Trish Hennessy | As eyes turn to the resumption of Parliament today, the Conservative party is funding a spate of radio ads frightening Canadians over the possible revival of a coalition.
Blog - Josée Madéia January 26
Josée Madéia | We arrived in Belém from Sao Paulo yesterday. A small group of us from the UNI-Alter delegation made our way across the Praça da Rebública to the backpackers inn where we'll be staying.
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog January 23
Trish Hennessy | As I try to make sense of the varied and multiple trial balloons our federal government is floating in advance of the January 27 budget, I am reminded of Abbott and Costello.
Blog - Graeme Stewart's Blog January 23
Graeme Stewart | It's a good day if you like any combination of the following: the Internet, Canadian film, free stuff, and enlightened copyright practices
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog January 22
Trish Hennessy | Now is not the time for faux happy budget announcements that contain the nutritional value of a marshmallow. Now is the time to think big and to be thoughtful.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog January 22
James Laxer | Now that Barack Obama is in the White House, his single greatest challenge is to restart the U.S. economy, to turn it away from its descent into depression, toward sustainable recovery.
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog January 21
Trish Hennessy | Recession, the fall of the super rich, and the demise of our trust in corporate gold diggers is the best thing that ever happened.
Blog - A Blog for Media Justice January 20
Paul D. Boin | How might our world today be different had an Obama administration been in Washington over the past eight years? What have we all learned? What will we all do in the future?
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog January 20
Trish Hennessy | Over a decade ago, Canada popped the champagne cork as it slowly began emerging from a recession that hit the middle and lower classes hard.
Blog - Word of the Rings January 20
Pina Belperio | A commentary on the Nordic World Cup events held in the Callaghan Valley, Whistler this past weekend and how the World Cup compares to the security-laden Olympics.
Blog - Mai Nguyen January 20
Mai Nguyen | In his speech, Harper expressed his sincere regrets for the thousands of former students who died as a result of the assimilation policy. Wait, did I say sincere?
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog January 19
Trish Hennessy | With you, I stand on the cutting edge of 2009, bracing for a long and merciless economic storm -- possibly unlike any my generation, and yours, has ever weathered.
Blog -'s staff blog January 17
rabble staff | We are honoured to have the support of the CAW Staff Representatives, and are asking you to join them and make a donation to rabble for our winter fundraising campaign
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! January 15
Matthew Adams | For years I’ve been on the wrong side of protests. Not, I like to think, politically. No, I’ve been on the wrong side of the process of protests.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog January 12
James Laxer | Ignatieff is in the unhappy position of having to make the most important decision he will make in the next two years in just a few days.
Blog - Word of the Rings January 12
Pina Belperio | At a special meeting held on Dec. 23, the majority of Whistler council voted to defer third reading of the Temporary commercial use permits.
Blog - A Blog for Media Justice January 9
Paul Boin | Despite numerous UK new reports over 5 days ago regarding the Israeli government's use of the chemical white phosphorus in Gaza, Canadian mainstream media outlets have completely ignored the story.
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! January 9
Matthew Adams | Polygamist Winston Blackmore says his arrest won't survive a Charter challenge, and while I rarely agree with religious fundamentalists I hope he is right.
Blog - A Blog for Media Justice January 8
Paul D. Boin | A Blog for Media Justice, By Paul D. Boin, is jointly sponsored by and the Media Justice Project.
Blog -'s staff blog January 8
rabble staff | Regardless of where you stand on the current Mideast crisis between Israel and Gaza, what I find most shocking about the media coverage is the lack of outrage over the blocking of journalists.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog December 28
James Laxer | A few days before the October 14 federal election, in an interview with the CBC's Peter Mansbridge, Stephen Harper gave Canadians advice on how to play the stock market.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog December 26
James Laxer | One month from now, the fate of Stephen Harper's government will be determined by a one person electorate consisting of Michael Ignatieff.