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Apr 11, 2011

A Harper majority and the remaking of Canada

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Stephen Harper's announcement that he is going to reach his deficit elimination goal a year early by lopping $11 billion off federal spending is lifting the veil on his long feared "hidden agenda."
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Apr 8, 2011

Recovering our moral compass

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I don't know which is more alarming -- the continued contemptuous attitude towards democracy shown by Stephen Harper or the fact that none of this seems to have any impact on Canadians' assessment.
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Apr 6, 2011

Green Party blues

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The Green Party has been playing less and less of a role in Canadian politics over the past two years. You don't often hear from the party or its leader on key issues.
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Apr 1, 2011

Harper off to a shaky start

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If you think you don't have time to get involved in this election, try to imagine what it will be like every morning for four years waking up to the fact that Harper has a majority.
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Mar 28, 2011
If you find it impossible contemplating what Canada will be like under a Harper majority government, here are a few suggestions of its horrific, extremist potential.  Photo: Sophie Harrington/Flickr

Canada would lose Conservative majority game

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If you find it impossible contemplating what Canada will be like under a Harper majority government, here are a few suggestions of its horrific, extremist potential.
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Mar 21, 2011

No end of Western hypocrisy in Libya

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Anyone who trusts the "West" to do anything good with its military is suffering from a special kind of delusion and the efforts by NATO and a few Arab states is no different.
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Mar 9, 2011

Stephen Harper: Is this the new normal?

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What has happened to this country? Stephen Harper seems able to carry out the most outrageous acts, week in, week out, and there seems to be barely any consequence.
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Mar 2, 2011

Galliano and Hitler

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Dior super-designer John Galliano revealed his true character this week.
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Feb 20, 2011

NDP misses on corporate tax cuts

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Jack Layton's announcement that he will no longer press the Harper government to cancel its next round of corporate tax cuts weakens him and strengthens Harper.
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Feb 10, 2011

Revolution reveals Egypt's humanity

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In watching the live streaming coverage of the Egyptian revolution on Al Jazeera I am awe-struck by the incredible humanity of what is unfolding in that country.

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