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News
Oct 24, 2014
Photo: flickr/Peter Blanchard

Let's set the record straight: Tar sands = 'dirty oil'

Joyce Nelson
There's a little cognitive dissonance happening in the tar sands discussion, so let's set the record straight: tar sands are dirty oil and Harper does not have an adequate environmental plan.
News
Jul 29, 2014
Photo: flickr/OTA Photos

Debunking the Bogeyman: The power of the media pundits

Joyce Nelson
In 2012, Harper was (loudly) musing about cutting $24 billion to deal with the deficit (that he created). But even the CRAs said the cuts weren't necessary! The pundits? They didn't say a thing.
Photos
May 26, 2014
Photo: flickr/Connect 2 Canada

Jim Prentice and the oil industry

Joyce Nelson
Harper's decision on Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project is deeply linked to the fact that Jim Prentice is now officially in the race for leader of Alberta's Progressive Conservative Party.
News
May 26, 2014
Photo: flickr/Connect 2 Canada

The Rockefeller files: Jim Prentice and the oil industry

Joyce Nelson
The Harper Cabinet will make its decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline project any day now, and this decision is deeply linked to the fact that Jim Prentice is now in the Alberta leadership race.
News
Apr 30, 2014
Photo: flickr/Emory Allen

Spying on Canadians: What can we do?

Joyce Nelson
Activists are increasingly appalled by the continuing revelations that they are being spied on by police and the CSEC on behalf of the corporate sector. Should we share our spying stories?
News
Apr 19, 2012
Pipeline inspection gauges on White Island, California. Photo: EnergyTomorrow/Flickr

Canada's broken pipeline safety system

Joyce Nelson
Awash in inadequate regulation and captive regulators, how ironic and hypocritical that Harper and Joe Oliver are railing about a "hijacking of our regulatory system."
News
Jan 25, 2012

GE and water privatization

Joyce Nelson
In January 2010, Goldman Sachs, General Electric, and the World Resources Institute, a Washington-based think-tank, together launched a water "initiative."
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