Monthly Archives: October 2013

THE SENATE SCANDAL AND SHOW TRIAL: IS HARPER SLIPPING ON HIS OWN SLIPPERY SLOPE?

By Jim Harding Harper has been fairly successful at shaping supportive public perception while end-running fundamental transparency and accountability. He’s used everything from attack ads and compulsive talking points to muzzling. The conservative base has given him the benefit of … Continue reading

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GIVING THANKS TO THOSE WHO CREATED HEALTHY HORIZONS

BY Jim Harding I moved back to Saskatchewan in 1977 to become research director of the Saskatchewan Alcoholism Commission (SAC). An arm’s length Commission within Sask Health, SAC was grappling with a growing list of abusive substances: alcohol for sure, … Continue reading

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PANDORA’S PROMISE: MARSHALLING HOPE FOR YET ANOTHER NUCLEAR COMEBACK

BY Jim Harding The Greek God Zeus sent the first woman, Pandora, to Earth where, compelled by curiosity she let evil escape from the jar gifted to her. But the Patriarchs apparently had a covert plan, for at the bottom … Continue reading

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