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Politics and its Discontents: The Harper Attack On The Environment – Part Three

H/t Michael Nabert

Never should one industry get to write Canada’s environmental law. Never should one industry get to rewrite Canada’s treaties. Never should one industry be listened to over the voice of tens of thousands of protesting citizens.

Yet that is exactly what has happened, according to Yan Roberts and others who have . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Harper Attack On The Environment – Part Three

Politics and its Discontents: If You Are Still Looking For A Reason To Be Outraged …

Look no further. This is almost too painful to watch, but watch it we must:

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