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Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Occupy | Downsizing democracy: The end of the world as we know it? | Jan 26 2015 | Murray Dobbin | The exceptionally successful four-decades campaign to change the "ideological fabric" of society has put western civilization on a track to irreversible collapse. How can we shift course?
Link Byfield
Politics in Canada | Death of Wildrose founder and journalist-ideologue Link Byfield a major blow to Alberta social conservative right | Jan 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Despite winning an Alberta Senate election, Prime Minister Stephen Harper passed over Link Byfield for a Senate seat -- evidence of how far his views were from the mainstream.
Danielle Smith
Politics in Canada | Danielle Smith to former Wildrose supporters: I didn't leave you, you left me! | Jan 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Danielle Smith is right about one thing: Whatever progressive instincts the PC Party had are now deader than the proverbial mackerel.
Robert Burns
Politics in Canada | 256 years of Rabbie Burns: if the authorities had any idea what he was talking about, they'd round up the Caledonian Society | Jan 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If the authorities actually comprehended what Robert Burns's poems were saying, they'd send in robotic sniffers to render the haggis harmless!
Politics in Canada | Fundraiser started to build a bronze statue of Jim Flaherty | Jan 25 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | There is currently a fundraiser being held on the internet site Go Fund Me created on January 17, 2015.
Politics in Canada | The House returns and Harper will have to answer for current economic turmoil | Jan 25 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Harper now says falling prices in the oil and gas sector are good for the rest of the economy. Still, Finance Minister Oliver has postponed his budget because of market uncertainty.
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Food & Health | Animal rights film garners four Canadian Screen Awards' nominations | Jan 24 2015 | John Bonnar | The Ghosts in Our Machine was nominated for four Canadian Screen Awards during a press conference held on January 13 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox cultural centre in Toronto.
Economy | Ontario auditor general says P3s wasted $8 billion in public funds | Jan 24 2015 | Redeye Collective | Canada is a world leader in the market for public-private partnerships. But when Bonnie Lysyk looked at 74 projects under Infrastructure Ontario, she found a huge cost associated with P3s.
Economy | Book: First World Hunger Revisited | Jan 24 2015 | Redeye Collective | When food banks first appeared in Canada almost 30 years ago, there was a vigorous public debate about them. Now they are a familiar institution and food poverty has gotten worse.
Rob Anders with Stephen Harper
Politics in Canada | Another door slams in Rob Anders' face -- not even the Wildrose Party wants 'Canada's Worst MP' | Jan 24 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Even the foundering Wildrose Party, at death's door since the defection of 11 members to the PC caucus last year, doesn’t want Rob Anders hanging around!
Fred Horne
Politics in Canada | End of an era: Former Alberta health minister Fred Horne, last of '4H Club,' to quit | Jan 24 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Former health minister Fred Horne's signal accomplishment was the complete destruction of the fairy tale Alberta Health Services operated at arm's length from the government.
Photo: Meghan Murphy
Arts & Culture | Left in Love: Will Autumn and Fabian's common interests turn into shared passion? | Jan 23 2015 | Left in Love | Autumn and Fabian share everything from an interest in community gardening to crystals to dessert. Will their common interests kindle a spark? Find out in the latest Left in Love!
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Arts & Culture | Technology | Laments over the downfall of culture not all they're cracked up to be | Jan 23 2015 | Rick Salutin | The time is always ripe for a dirge led by the literati over the dire downfall of culture wrought by the Internet. The latest is in the New York Times Book Review by Leon Wieseltier.
Arts & Culture | Gaza | World | Aleppo photographer brings Syria's suffering to the United Nations | Jan 23 2015 | Eva Bartlett | Hagop Vanesian, a 44-year-old Syrian-Armenian photographer from Syria's second-largest city, Aleppo, succeeds where diplomacy has failed: bringing his people's suffering to a stubborn United Nations.
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | Vancouver manifests crapulous real estate hubris in grotesque paean to post-apocalyptic capitalism | Jan 23 2015 | Michael Stewart | What is left to say about Vancouver's real estate market? That depends. How bitterly can you laugh before it turns to sobs?