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Elections | Politics in Canada | Politics doesn't stand a chance in the Ford family psychodrama | Sep 19 2014 | Rick Salutin | Here's what's truly unforgivable about the Fords. It's their implacable need and ability to suck up attention in the public arena so there never seems room for anything or anyone else in the city.
Elections | Environment | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Au moment où le NB se prépare à voter, le Conseil des Canadiens dévoile la position des partis sur le gaz de schiste | Sep 19 2014 | Conseil des Canadiens | Au moment où le Nouveau Brunswick se prépare à voter, le Conseil des Canadiens dévoile la position des partis sur le gaz de schiste, les conservateurs manquent à l’appel
Elections | Environment | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Les élections au Nouveau Brunswick sont une épreuve décisive pour le reste du Canada dans le brûlant dossier du gaz de schiste | Sep 19 2014 | Maude Barlow | Les élections de lundi au Nouveau Brunswick sont une épreuve décisive pour le reste du Canada dans le brûlant dossier du gaz de schiste
Photo: Rick Harris, Flickr Media Commons
Elections | Environment | Politics in Canada | New Brunswick election a litmus test for the rest of Canada on shale gas | Sep 19 2014 | Maude Barlow | New Brunswickers head to the polls in what seems to be another PC versus Liberal tête-à-tête this Monday. But this province's election could also be key to determining the future of fracking.
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Environment | Political Action | US Politics | Is it time to change tactics and focus on big corporate polluters? | Sep 19 2014 | Nick Fillmore | The UN meeting is yet again corroded by big business influence. Will the People's Climate March be able to pressure the UN or should we all switch tactics?
Image: Flickr/K Hayashi
Environment | Politics in Canada | Yukon fracking moratorium threatened by Harper Government | Sep 19 2014 | Brigette DePape | The Yukon, like B.C., is home to some of the largest shale gas deposits on the planet. Now the Harper Government has set its sights on the moratorium on fracking, in place since 2012.
Environment | As New Brunswickers get ready to vote, the Council of Canadians releases party positions on shale gas | Sep 19 2014 | Council of Canadians | As New Brunswickers get ready to vote, the Council of Canadians releases party positions on shale gas, Conservatives missing in action
Photo: Kathleen Pye
Feminism | Food & Health | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Act now, Canada, or lose your reproductive rights | Sep 19 2014 | Jarrah Hodge | On Monday, Sept. 22, New Brunswick will go to the polls. On Saturday, Sept 20., people will take to the streets to ask "Where'd our reproductive rights go in Canada?"
Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Alberta Premier Jim Prentice plucks the low-hanging fruit -- now for the hard stuff… | Sep 19 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jim Prentice wants to persuade Albertans he's making real change, he'll have to walk the walk, not just talk the talk. So far, he's just talking.
Politics in Canada | NDP brings debate on inquiry into missing and murdered women into Parliament | Sep 19 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Official Opposition used a procedural maneuvre to force a debate on the need for an inquiry into the systemic issues that have caused the tragedy of missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
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World | With Scotland voting No, when do we get to win? | Sep 19 2014 | Michael Stewart | Many on the left saw the Scottish independence referendum as a rejection of neoliberalism -- yet another vote that came close, but not close enough, to a decisive win. How do we get over that hurdle?
World | NATO’s new Cold War redraws left, liberal views on imperialism and war | Sep 19 2014 | Roger Annis | The political left's guard is down as Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is welcomed in Ottawa and Washington and funds are promised for arms, militias and an austerity-ravaged economy.
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World | Scotland votes no: U.K. muddles through | Sep 19 2014 | Duncan Cameron | It was not to be. With an 87 per cent turnout, Scottish independence was rejected by 55 per cent of voters in the September 18 referendum.
Arts & Culture | World | From war to revolution: How do we survive? | Sep 18 2014 | J.W. Horton | Need a little commiepunk, dieselpunk literary fiction in your hands? We've got just what you need.
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Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Think-tanks and the right-wing quest to shape public debate | Sep 18 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The CCPA keeps churning out quality research exposing the fallacies of right-wing arguments. What choice is there for a controlling, undemocratic, right-wing government but to call in the auditors?