Janet Newbury

Blog
Oct 14, 2015
Photo: Gord McKenna/Flickr

The new climate vision is not so new: Let's act on it

Janet Newbury
The primary challenge ahead of us is not to imagine possible alternatives to this system that enslaves so many. What we must do now is in fact take the leap, make some commitments, and join the flow.
Blog
Sep 23, 2014
Photo: Thompson Rivers University/flickr

How public services strengthen the economy

Janet Newbury
We have the capacity to strengthen our economy in ways that are equitable and sustainable. To do so, we must recognize the public sector as an asset to achieving social and economic well-being in B.C.
Blog
Mar 28, 2014
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr

Upcoming B.C. municipal elections: Business as usual?

Janet Newbury
With municipal elections on the horizon in British Columbia, it is worth paying attention to the nature of political discourse in this province -- and considering its implications and alternatives.
News
Apr 5, 2011

Beyond the growth pushers

Janet Newbury
The good news is: growth is not the only economic model, despite what we hear on the daily news. The very exciting news is: a post-growth world is feasible.
Book Review
Mar 24, 2011

Speaking out for Omar Khadr

Janet Newbury
Romeo Dallaire's book sheds light on the plight of the child soldier and why we need to speak out for Omar Khadr.

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