The other day I wrote a post based on Thomas Walkom’s coluumn detailing the intimidation tactics being utilized by the Ontario Province Police againt those in the Kincardine area opposed to their land being the site of a proposed nuclear waste dump site. Many of those planning to make their opposition known at hearings . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Police Intimidation Tactics: The Knock At The Door And The Telephone Call
For the past several years, my attention has been riveted on a show called Breaking Bad, without doubt one of the greatest television series ever produced, ranking right up there with The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, and The Wire. The tale of a chemistry teacher (played by the incredibly talented Bryan Cranston) who becomes a . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: "I Am The One Who Knocks"
Assorted content for your Sunday reading.
– Lest anybody think the Harper Cons’ combination of dishonesty and secrecy is limited to political payoffs, Blacklock’s reveals (PDF) that they subsidized the shipment of corporate jobs out of Canada – and didn’t deign to inform the public that the program existed until seven years after the fact.
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When asked if her party would support a moratorium on transporting radioactive nuclear fuel waste through Manitoba, Progressive Conservative candidate Heather Stephanson equivocated, saying she would not answer a “hypothetical question.” By contrast, Green Party Leader James Beddome answered with a thunderous denunciation of allowing nuclear waste on Manitoba soil and declared the possibility of […] . . . → Read More: Paul S. Graham: Manitoba Election: Tory drops the nuclear ball; Green kicks it out of the province
It seems as though the editorial board of Regina’s daily newspaper can’t be bothered to so much as appear to provide balanced coverage of the uranium industry in Saskatchewan. In a meeting with the Leader-Post editorial board this week, NWM… . . . → Read More: Propagandizing in SK
Pinehouse to Regina 7000 Generations Walk Against Nuclear Waste please think about where you can join us. Talk to your friends and family to see if they’re interested to support this walk by walking/driving/providing food /water/transportation et… . . . → Read More: 7000 Generations Walk Against Nuclear Waste
Regina’s Making Peace Vigil and the Saskatchewan Singers of the Sacred Web invite you to join in the Elm Dance on Thursday, August 4 at noon on Scarth Street at 11th Avenue. From its Latvian roots this intimate folk song has grown into the Elm Da… . . . → Read More: The Elm Dance: Healing the World
Oh boy, ohboy, ohboy! That’s some hot commodity! The Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, Radioactive Waste Management Associates (Bellows Falls, Vermont), Beyond Nuclear (Takoma Park, Maryland), and the Citizens for Alternatives to … . . . → Read More: Plutonium to Travel St. Lawrence Seaway?
Lots of stuff going on since I last posted here. Besides the Rider’s being in the Western Semi-final today, I mean. Dr. Jim Harding, ardent no-nukes activist and author, has started a website to provide an archive of material related to the nuc… . . . → Read More: Making up for lost time