Monthly Archives: March 2016

FIRST EVER ALL-CANDIDATES ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM

By Jim Harding, Ph. D. March 24th the Qu’Appelle Valley Environmental Association (QVEA) hosted a forum for candidates in the two main ridings abutting the Qu’Appelle Valley. They were asked: “What will you and your party do to protect and … Continue reading

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POLARIZATION, RACIALIZATION AND ULTRA-NATIONALISM TO OUR SOUTH

BY Jim Harding, Ph. D. Imagine a country that has almost fully racialized its population and done this on the basis of a history of forced labour and cheap-labour immigration. Try to imagine a country that had jailed so many … Continue reading

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IS CAM BROTEN BRAD WALL’S BEST “FRIEND”?

BY Jim Harding This is the fifth in the Series “Up Against the Wall”. Sask Party ads encourage us to not go back to the “bad times” of the NDP and as their lead narrows Wall may ramp up this … Continue reading

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WHAT IF HOCKEY WAS RUN LIKE SOME LOCAL GOVERNMENTS?

BY Jim Harding We are trying to get more transparency and accountability in several institutions, from politics to sports. Are there any insights to be gleaned by comparing these situations? What if hockey was run the way some local governments … Continue reading

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