Dennis Gruending

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Apr 15, 2014

Nonviolence, spirituality and social transformation

Dennis Gruending
Professor Heather Eaton says Canadians know little about the concepts or practice of nonviolence. She is organizing a conversation at Saint Paul University in Ottawa to change that.
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Mar 31, 2014
Paul Martin negotiated Canada Health Accord, Creative Commons Photo

Dire predictions for Canada's health accord

Dennis Gruending
The Canada Health Accord ends on March 31, 2014. Ottawa used to pay for 50 per cent of the money spent on medicare. That percentage could drop to 14 per cent by 2037 if current trends continue.
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Mar 14, 2014
Vladimir Putin trades insults with Stephen Harper and John Baird over Ukraine

Canada and the propaganda war in Ukraine

Dennis Gruending
In the propaganda war in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin calls the protesters fascists, while Canada's Stephen Harper and John Baird liken Putin to Hitler.
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Feb 19, 2014
Canadian soldiers fire artillery in Afghanistan

Canada's war in Afghanistan: Was it worth it?

Dennis Gruending
Canada will soon withdraw its last troops from Afghanistan. The debate is being renewed about the human and financial costs of the war. Was it worth it?
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Jan 17, 2014

Big Brother and spying on Tommy Douglas

Dennis Gruending
The RCMP spied on Tommy Douglas for decades but now technology has exponentially increased the state's ability to play Big Brother.
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Dec 15, 2013

Nelson Mandela's good work lives on in The Elders

Dennis Gruending
The late Nelson Mandela and other prominent retirees created a group The Elders in 2007 to speak out against injustice. The Elders will continue their good work even after Mandela's death.
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Nov 18, 2013
Mother Canada sculpture at Vimy Ridge memorial

PeaceQuest and Canada's wars

Dennis Gruending
An organization called PeaceQuest wants to create a counter-narrative to the Conservative government's glorifying of war and militarism.
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Oct 14, 2013
Canadian churches can add an ethical perspective on climate change

Climate change and churches

Dennis Gruending
Canadian churches and religious organizations can bring en ethical perspective to the climate change debate.

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