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Snow blankets street in Texas following winter storm, February 15, 2021. Image credit: bk1bennett/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Texas, the proud, independent Lone Star State, is suffering a humanitarian catastrophe caused by its shortsighted denial of the climate crisis and lack of federal regulation.
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The author’s favourite boots, handmade by the Alberta Boot Company of Calgary. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | One would have thought a corporation with revenue of US$14 billion could afford to hire people who would keep them au courant about how things work in the countries where they do business.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The planet is drowning in denial. Climate change is real, and needs to be addressed.
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Image: U.S. Department of Defense​
Rick Salutin | There’s an endless appetite for rescue scenes, but little emphasis on what caused the tragedy, and what could have been done to prevent it
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Texas State Capitol, Austin (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | I expect the small NDP group will be made to feel right at home today by the nabobs of the petroleum industry in Houston, and will feel naturally at home tomorrow in Austin.
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Bill Walker
David J. Climenhaga | The State of Alaska, which has been following the Fraser Institute's advice on how to run an oil-rich jurisdiction, is now in 'a profound fiscal crisis.'
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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | Presumably Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, alleged to be the Mr. Congeniality of Canadian politics, will keep this kind of thing up until the provincial election now scheduled for April 4.
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Rick Bell
David J. Climenhaga | We have all sinned and come short of the glory of the market. We're just going to have to repent and admit that this whole mess is our fault.
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Sunset on the Oilpatch
David J. Climenhaga | Unlike other provinces that didn't share our perverse good fortune, Alberta's situation is made far worse by our government's poor planning, or complete lack of it.
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Amy Goodman | Texas state restrictions on abortion access means that 80 per cent of abortion clinics have been closed. Pro-choice activists call them "TRAP laws" -- "Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers."
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Swiss Cheese
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the statistics, there are enough holes in the Fraser Institute's sloppy interpretation to store captured carbon!
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David J. Climenhaga | We need to remember all the Fraser Institute produces is market-fundamentalist propaganda, and we are dangerously deluded when we decide to treat it as if it were serious economic research.