Monthly Archives: December 2013

MANDELA’S LEGACY AND THE LEGACY OF APARTHEID?

BY Jim Harding Mandela went from being a royal shepherd boy in the East Cape, to a jailed and labeled opponent of the colonial apartheid regime, to being the father of a nation. This trajectory will resonate with many at … Continue reading

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IS REGINA DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT OUR COMMON WATERSHED?

By Jim Harding Over a decade ago we moved from an inner city to a rural community. When you live in urban Saskatchewan you can delude yourself into thinking that our water sources are limitless but when you live by … Continue reading

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CONNECTING THE DOTS ON THE COMING INFORMATION “WARS”

The communications revolution is stirring up national and global politics. The ‘powers that be’ are scurrying to gather and control information so they can continue to further their clandestine objectives. Democracy is being challenged to mature or falter. Corporate, military … Continue reading

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FROM ONE MAYOR TO ANOTHER: STEP ASIDE FORD

By Jim Harding I’m mayor of one of Saskatchewan’s many small communities. On the surface our community couldn’t be further from the realities facing Toronto but I’ve wondered recently whether small communities might have any useful advice for Mayor Ford? … Continue reading

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