Author Archives: Jim Harding

Moving Beyond: Neo-liberalism in Saskatchewan

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WE NEED SOME HONEST REFLECTION IN THE SK LEADERSHIP RACES

BY Jim Harding Both major parties are in the grips of a leadership race. There is a lot to discuss: our accumulating net debt, dependence on non-renewables, the gathering storm of climate change and more. The Sask Party however, seems … Continue reading

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THE WRITING WAS ON THE WALL IN SASKATCHEWAN

BY Jim Harding Retired Professor of Justice Studies, University of Regina There have been tongue-in-cheek phrases shared on coffee row and social media as Premier Wall’s support declined. “Up against the wall”, comes to mind. With Wall now leaving the … Continue reading

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More Discussion of Diversity Is Needed:

Open Letter to The Sunday Edition, CBC Radio, December 22, 2016 BY Jim Harding Ph D Your recent radio panel on diversity just scratched the surface. This is important stuff so please do more. It was predictable that you would … Continue reading

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INSIGHTS FROM OUR SPLIT BRAIN: Part 2, EVOLUTION, NEUROSCIENCE AND OUR QUEST FOR SUSTAINABILTY

BY Jim Harding Ph D We now know that our evolved brain is somewhat split, with a right and left hemisphere. Interconnected and always communicating through the corpus callosum, these hemispheres nevertheless nurture different qualities of consciousness. The right hemisphere … Continue reading

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EVOLUTION, NEURO-SCIENCE AND THE QUEST FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Part 1 in a Series BY Jim Harding, Ph D There’s a new TV series about “the enlightenment”. It’s not about the renaissance and the rise of science after the Middle Ages in Western Europe. It looks back further, to … Continue reading

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THE FORT McMURRAY MEGA-FIRE: WE ARE WAY PAST WAKE-UP CALLS

By Jim Harding, PhD Nearly 90,000 environmental refugees in once oil-rich Alberta; who would have imagined? A seemingly endless cavalcade of frightened people in vehicles spewing more carbon as they escape an inferno! And the outpouring of support from fellow … Continue reading

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