Monthly Archives: November 2012

THE “OIL RUSH”: WHERE’S THE POLITICAL LEADERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABILITY?

Our leaders aren’t really leading; they are following. They are following a big myth, even a delusion several centuries in the making that the economy can continue to expand without ecological blowback putting biodiversity, water quality, human wellbeing and our … Continue reading

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JIM SINCLAIR: TRYING TO FIND THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH

Sometimes we must search a little deeper for the words that can bring out vital yet still hidden realities. It can be risky, especially when you enter into the terrain of the heroic and mythic. Since Aboriginal Rights leader Jim … Continue reading

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“TAKING THE PULSE” ON COMPASSION AND SUSTAINABILITY, Part 2

Does the “Taking the Pulse” survey of attitudes in Saskatchewan confirm the rural-urban split that we may think is reflected in provincial politics? Leader Post writer Murray Mandryk seems to think so, stressing in his weekly column that “Urban and … Continue reading

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