Blogs

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Blog - StopWar Blog September 3
Dave Markland | Polling finds that Americans now oppose the war in Afghanistan. The U.S. thus joins the population of Afghanistan and most troop contributing nations.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 2
Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger | A power shift is underway in Washington. Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced on Monday that a special election to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy would not take place until 2010.
Blog - Word of the Rings September 1
Pina Belperio | In preparation for the 2010 Games, every municipal worker in Whistler was handed a 2009/2010 Whistler Staff Companion Book, aptly titled, The Spark, the Fuel, the Flame.
Blog - September 1
Kelly Crichton | Just about everyone working in development projects around the world has known the secret to success for some time -- put women in charge and your chances of a positive outcome are greatly enhanced.
Blog - Andrew Brett September 1
Andrew Brett | Wikipedia page edited at midnight after alleged hit-and-run claims the former MPP is an 'avid cyclist' who founded a cycling advocacy group.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 1
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Zach Carter | After Ben Bernanke allowed an $8 trillion housing bubble to ravage the global economy and nearly destroy the U.S. financial system, President Barack Obama has decided he deserves another term.
Blog - Ian Capstick's Blog August 31
Ian Capstick | Before I had even poured my morning coffee, major gay blogs were posting news of a sponsorship of a controversial festival hosted by the "pro-marriage" organization National Organization for Marriage.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 31
The Media Consortium | Every week you see posts from The Media Consortium and Lindsay Beyerstein on major health care news. Well, now we're asking you to help us make the news by becoming a citzien journalist.
Blog - John Bonnar's August 31
John Bonnar | On Sunday, the Live Green Toronto Festival saw Yonge Street turned into "Green Street" with more than 100 exhibitors, local food, live music, and more.
Blog - John Bonnar's August 31
John Bonnar | On Sunday, the Green Culture Festival featured a full day family celebration of Kensington Market's Green Culture.
Blog - She who holds the pen... August 30
Ellie Gordon-Moershel | Beyond academic journals and feminist literature to a venue that reaches the masses.
Blog - John Bonnar's August 29
John Bonnar | Four years ago, Paul Croutch, a homeless man, was beaten to death in Toronto's Moss Park. On Tuesday, people gathered for the First Annual Day of the Homeless and Memorial for Paul Croutch.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog August 29
Judy Rebick, John Greyson | In a singular act of courage Canadian film maker John Greyson pulled his short film Covered out of TIFF to protest their spotlight on Tel Aviv.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 28
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Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 28
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Raquel Brown | Our throwaway economy is largely to blame for our environmental woes, as Lester Brown points out for Grist.
Blog - She who holds the pen... August 27
Sharon Peake | A critique of a recent article that argued that women are biologically bisexual while men are either straight or gay.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 27
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Nezua | Sen. Ted Kennedy’s death yesterday was a blow to the immigrant community, as New America Media reports.
Blog - StopWar Blog August 27
Dave Markland | A round-up of critical reporting and commentary on the Aug. 20 Afghan elections.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 26
Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger | During his 46-year career in the senate, Kennedy's name appeared on virtually every major piece of progressive legislation from civil rights to economic justice, to healthcare.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog August 26
Judy Rebick | While the First Nation of Beausoleil and community of Tiny Township wins a major victory in protecting their water with a moratorium on Dump Site 41, KI faces another threat to their land from mining.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 26
rabble staff | This summer, people across Canada are joining Pedal for the Planet, a cross-country relay to call for action on climate change.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog August 26
rabble staff | rabble.ca is excited to be part of the first citizen media "rendez-vous" organized by Citizen Shift in Montreal.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 25
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Zach Carter | The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But if the worst is really behind us, we are likely facing a painful period of “growth” that looks very much like the present.
Blog - John Bonnar's August 25
John Bonnar | Recently elected federal NDP President Peggy Nash discusses key political and economic issues facing the party and the country.
Blog - Making Waves August 21
Meera Karunananthan | We are yet to see the details, but Jim Prentice warned Canadian municipalities in early August that they would have to bring their sewage treatment plants up to snuff under new regulations.
Blog - Derrick O'Keefe's blog August 21
Derrick O'Keefe | The August issue of Le Monde Diplomatique (LMD) has an interesting two-page spread on the growth of the "de-growth" (décroissance) movement.
Blog - Trish Hennessy's Blog August 20
Trish Hennessy | Recession is putting the squeeze on renters seeking affordable housing.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 20
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Nezua | President Obama is citing the Healthcare debate as a reason for postponing immigration reform until 2010.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 19
Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger | President Obama campaigned on the promise of a public option, but over the past week he and his top advisers have repeatedly signaled that they aren’t willing to fight for it.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog August 18
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Zach Carter | A new study by Economist Emmanuel Saez revealed this week that income inequality in the U.S. is more severe today than at any time since World War I.

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