Monthly Archives: January 2012

FARMERS STANDING UP TO HARPER’S ANTI-DEMOCRATIC RULE

After squeezing a majority government out of the Canadian electorate Harper is ratcheting up his assault on our democracy.  One of his first acts was to ram through Bill C-18 which undercuts the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board (CWB). A Federal … Continue reading

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WHAT’S RADICAL ABOUT THE CONTROVERSY OVER THE NORTHERN GATEWAY PIPELINE?

The Syrian regime blames its domestic uprising on “foreign-supported terrorists”. The Harper regime joins the international chorus condemning Syria’s suppression of the democracy activists.  Then the Harper regime blames “foreign-funded environmentalists” for trying to stop Canadian jobs from Enbridge’s Northern … Continue reading

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2012: THE COMING SHIFT IN WORLDVIEW

Traditional end-of-year recaps highlight events in isolation. Much is taken for granted and many stones are left unturned. This won’t do as we enter 2012. I’m not talking about cataclysmic changes because of the Mayan calendar; I’m talking about a … Continue reading

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