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N. Murray Edwards
David J. Climenhaga | The story of billionaire flight from Alberta persists in Conservative circles. Luckily, it turns out Rona Ambrose, leader of the Opposition, is in a position to set the record straight!
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Michael Laxer | The idea that there is a "war on Christmas" is not simply false, it is part of a radically right-wing, evangelical and racist agenda to build a "Christian" North America.
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Peter MacKay - overtired?
David J. Climenhaga | Here on the shared B.C.-California border we can see the Russian bombers landing over at their base in Russia. Hey! Sarah! How are ya? Is Condi gonna run for VP? Tell 'er Peter says hi!
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Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in 2008
David J. Climenhaga | We cannot assume that we will not soon see political gun violence in Canada like that which happened last year in Arizona simply because Canadian gun owners are more law-abiding.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | In this episode we talk abut the bad trade deal that most haven't heard of (CETA), why things are so nasty in Arizona and elsewhere, plus news on volcanos, India, state bankruptcy and more.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The Tucson massacre brought into sharp public focus the local sheriff, Clarence Dupnik, who has gained attention this week for linking the shooting to the vitriolic political climate in the U.S.
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Arizona Democratic Party Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
David J. Climenhaga | There can be no doubt that there is a connection between the North American right's increasing invocation of the language of violence and the actual use of violence.
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James Laxer | Two years after the great crash of 2008, an economic meltdown that exposed the forces of greed for what they are, the political right is more ferocious than ever.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | The Maine Republican party goes Tea Party, a Senator calls for guilty until proven innocent, another TP group wants U.S. senators to be appointed, but democracy might be breaking out in Britain.
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Stephen Benedetti | One review of Sarah Palin's autobiography.
Columnists
Naomi Klein | Palin was the last clear expression of capitalism-as-usual before everything went south. She showed us -- in that plainspoken, down-homey way of hers -- the trajectory the U.S. economy was on.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | Palin quits (again) but the GOP and media just can't quit her, the G8 just can't quit screwing up on the climate crises, & the hypocritical attacks on judge Sotomayor won't quit.