Monthly Archives: February 2011

THE CHALLENGES OF ACHIEVING A NUCLEAR WASTE BAN

I don’t believe it would be good for Saskatchewan to “host” a nuclear waste dump. And there are indications that most Saskatchewan people feel the same way. Past polls have shown widespread opposition to bringing nuclear wastes here, and 80% … Continue reading

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WAKE UP MEN: THE SUSTAINABILITY CLOCK IS TICKING

In recent weeks I’ve seen two disconcerting documentaries on men: “The End of Men” and “The Disappearing Male”. You might want to find them on Doc Zone. “The End of Men” chronicles how the ongoing economic crisis has eroded many … Continue reading

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‘FREE MARKET’IDEOLOGY: SUGAR-COATED BUT NOT VIABLE

It’s a great idea that the individual should be responsible for his or her health. But this is becoming untenable in an era of mass industrial production and related environmental-health crises. We’ll have to update our views of personal and … Continue reading

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