The Canadian Progressive: Norway’s experience with Big Oil offers lessons for Idle No More

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan 21, 2013: Norway’s experience with Big Oil offers lessons for Idle No More and other progressive movements determined to stop Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives from turning Canada into a petro-state. Earlier, I blogged about a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, which compares the Canada and Alberta ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: The Economist Insulted Progressive Canadians’ Intelligence

Earlier, I gloated over the influential right-leaning British magazine’s criticism of Harper’s burgeoning elected dictatorship.  I’ve a second sober take on the issue. See, I failed to read between the lines: The Economist actually ridiculed progressive Canadians’ collective intelligence. First, the magazine tells its readers: “Polls show that voters still consider him a more impressive leader ...