Monthly Archives: May 2012

petition to stop fossil fuel subsidies please sign

Dear friends, This is huge. Two weeks ago we joined a diverse coalition to launch an all-out offensive to end fossil fuel subsidies, and we weren't quite sure how it would turn out. Well, we've currently got 958,422 signatures on … Continue reading

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Why the National media coverage of the 2011 federal election was a failure

Mark Brister This essay by Mark Brister is the runner-up for the 2012 Dalton Camp Award for commentary on the link between democracy and the media. Democratic governance can only be realized to the extent that citizens are willing and … Continue reading

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Taylor gets 50; what about Bush II?

So Charles Taylor gets 50 years for his war crimes. Why is it that George Bush Jr. and all his minions are still walking about free after all their torture and murder? Bush was far worse than Taylor. Of course … Continue reading

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Guantanamo military tribunals proceed despite evidence of torture

Guantanamo military tribunals proceed despite evidence of tortureBy Tom Carter30 May 2012 At Guantanamo Bay, the Obama administration continues to prosecute five alleged September 11 conspirators before a military commission over objections from defense attorneys regarding torture and challenges to … Continue reading

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Harper and the destruction of unions

It is pretty bad when you have the mouth piece of the banks, the Globe and Mail, saying that the Harperites latest anti-union CP back-to-work order is a bad idea. The reality is that the Tomsons, owners of the G … Continue reading

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Mass repression in Quebec: A warning to the working class

   Mass repression in Quebec: A warning to the working class28 May 2012http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/may2012/pers-m28.shtml More than 1,200 people have been arrested in Quebec since the provincial Liberal government adopted emergency legislation May 19 that criminalizes the more than three-month-old student strike … Continue reading

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Petition to support Quebec Students by Anthropologists for Justice and Peace

AJP anthrojustpeace@gmail.com via googlegroups.com  11:36 PM (7 hours ago) to anthropologist. Please click here to sign the pledge For more than 100 days, hundreds of thousands of Quebec university and college students, backed by dozens of student unions and associations, have … Continue reading

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