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The Rising Antiscience

Victor Stenger | Posted 11.27.2013 | Science
Victor Stenger

Faith would not be such a negative force in society if it were just about religion. However, the magical thinking that becomes deeply ingrained whenever blind faith rules over facts warps all areas of life.

Harper Offers Obama Emissions Deal To Win Keystone

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

OTTAWA, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, trying to win U.S. backing for the Keystone XL pipeline, has sent a letter to Pre...

Stern Words from Prime Minister Harper (A Cartoon)

Mike Spicer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Mike Spicer


The Keystone Pipeline: Which Side Are You On?

Bob Burnett | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

A line has to be drawn somewhere. A line that says we will no longer permit America's energy decisions to jeopardize future generations. A line that says we have to curtail greenhouse emissions while we still have a chance to save the planet.

Lessons For The GOP From Canada's Jason Kenney

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

How did a 44-year old single white male, who still lives at home with his mom and is sometimes compared to a beaver, become a likely prospect to be th...

Canada Was Worried That The BlackBerry Wouldn't Be Canadian Anymore

Reuters | Louise Egan and Euan Rocha | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology

By Louise Egan and Euan Rocha OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - A senior Canadian minister was prepped to discuss foreign investment rules wit...

Governor Bypasses State Legislature To Make Deal With Canada For International Bridge

Posted 06.12.2012 | Detroit

A plan to build a new bridge between Michigan and its largest trading partner, Canada, may hit a new milestone this week. Crain's Detroit Business...

What on Earth Is Happening to Canada? Answer: Black Out Speak Out

Michael Marx | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green
Michael Marx

June 4 is a day of protest against Prime Minister Stephen Harper's attack on civil society organizations including labor, environment, immigration, and students. Over 13,000 Canadian websites will be blacked out in protest.

An Oil Industry Witch Hunt in Canada Threatens Us All

Frances Beinecke | Posted 08.01.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

What is next in the United States, if the oil industry succeeds in silencing Canadian voices asking for basic public health and safety protections?

Après L'indignation, L'engagement!

Annick Papillon | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada Quebec
Annick Papillon

Que ce soit l'engagement communautaire ou l'engagement politique, il importe que les citoyens s'impliquent davantage. Signer une pétition ne prend que quelques minutes. Aider quelqu'un dans le besoin ou militer pour l'instauration d'une nouvelle politique prend quelques minutes de plus. Il importe que les citoyens prennent conscience de l'impact qu'ils peuvent avoir sur la société.

'Green News Report' - February 23, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GOP preside...

Lucia Graves

Obama Administration Makes Decision On Keystone | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.19.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Acting on a recommendation from the State Department on Wednesday, President Barack Obama denied a permit for the contentious Keystone X...

Unaccountable Oil: Enbridge Pipeline and "Ethical Oil" PR Pollution

James Hoggan | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
James Hoggan

Is this the kind of transparency that would give you confidence in how Enbridge might account for itself in the wake of an out-of-sight oil spill?

Andrea Stone

Obama-Harper Border Deal Raises Privacy Concerns In Canada, Yawns In Washington | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Considering the political obsession within the 2012 Republican presidential field over border security, the announcement of a new initia...

'Green News Report' - November 29, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.29.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: What was Ne...

Top 10 Non-Jews Positively Influencing The Jewish Future

Dovid Efune | Posted 11.04.2011 | Religion
Dovid Efune

Similar to the criteria used by other list makers, I chose my candidates from around the world and from all walks of life. The list includes, politicians, activists, business giants and more.

No Spring in Canada

Glen Pearson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
Glen Pearson

Spring might be dawning on the millions of people in the Arab world seeking freedom, but not in Canada, which has moved offside from where its G8 partners are heading.

Watchdog Group To Canada: 'Little Or No Enforcement' Of Anti-Bribery Laws

The Canadian Press | Bruce Cheadle | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home

OTTAWA - (CP) Canada has again been singled out for failing to enforce anti-bribery rules abroad by an international report that points the finger at ...

Fear of an Orange Planet: Canada and the Harper Majority

Christopher J. Finlay | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
Christopher J. Finlay

A cursory glance at Monday night's Canadian election resultmight give you the impression that after years of flirting with social and economic conservatism, our formerly progressive country had finally decided it was time to go steady.

What I've Learned From Canada's Election Campaign

Bill Mann | Posted 06.26.2011 | Home
Bill Mann

A few things I've learned covering Canada's current national election campaign for this past month from my vantage point on the Canadian border, where I get Canadian radio and TV.

Amy Lee

Canada: Tweeting Election Results Is Illegal, Based On 1938 Law | Amy Lee | Posted 06.22.2011 | Technology

In Canada, a tweet is worth $25,000. Or, at least it is if you're tweeting on election night, when posting the results of the election before polls ha...

Regulators Reject Proposal That Would Bring Fox-Style News to Canada

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Canada's Radio Act requires that "a licenser may not broadcast....any false or misleading news." The provision has kept Fox News and right wing talk radio out of Canada.

Bribing Israel: Enhancing the Swag

Phyllis Bennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Phyllis Bennis

What does Israel have to give up for the $3 billion worth of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters? A one-time-only 90-day partial settlement moratorium in the West Bank, not including Occupied Arab East Jerusalem.

Chile Mine Rescue: Global Reactions (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the Chile mine rescue ordeal unfolded over roughly 36 hours, few around the world were able to tear their eyes away from their TV or computer scree...

WATCH: Canada's New Governor-General Stars In Rap Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed David Johnston, president and vice chancellor of the University of Waterloo, as the country's next go...