Where are the Canadian media? They surely are not at events organized by the Alternative Forum, the International Forum on Globalization or the Our World Is Not For Sale (OWINFS) coalition (as if...).
As part of the Tories' so-called Common Sense Revolution, health care, utilities and education weredefunded, with new user fees introduced, to set them firmly on track toprivatization. Taxes were cut to create a revenue crisis that willjustify further cuts and privatizations in public services.
Yet the opposition failed to capitalize on a government showing signs of desperation and disarray.
We cheered at our virtual office when the first donation from the North came in. It was an indication that progressive folk from every corner of our country value rabble's independent voice. We value yours too. A big thank you and hug to rabblers and babblers from as far away as Australia, England and the United States and as nearby as the people next door.
This action aims to denounce the construction of [condos] in the thirdpoorest neighborhood in Canada, the communiquÃ© said.
We need low-cost housing.
Briefs are due today in the asylum case of Rodi Alvarado, an immigrant to the U.S. from Guatemala, who suffered repeated and nearly fatal beatings by her husband, a soldier in the Guatemalan army, for more than ten years before fleeing in 1995 to San Francisco, where she now lives.
We declare Esso condemned because it is unsafe for the global community, explained Lisa Martens, who was in Baghdad during the bombing this time last year with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). The event coincided with the anniversary of the start of bombing.
U-2's super-mega-worldclass-hyper-hegemonic-rockstar Bono held a jointpress conference with Paul Martin Wednesday to promote Canada'scontribution to the global fight against AIDS and extreme poverty.
Harper has been putting together an Alberta-Ontario alliance. In the West, CRAP appeals to those hard done by living in small towns, and rural areas.