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Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading.

– Thomas Walkom discusses how Canadian workers are feeling the pain of decades of policy designed to suppress wages – and notes there’s plenty more all parties should be doing to change that reality. And Doug Saunders points out what we should want our next federal government to pursue . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week.

– Kate McInturff puts forward some big long-term goals which deserve to be discussed as we elect our next federal government. And Leah McLaren discusses how a lack of child care affects every Canadian: The single most shocking thing to me about becoming a mother was the lack of . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading.

– Following up on this post, it was Terry Glavin who broke the story about refugee children dying after being refused admission into Canada. And the Guardian recognizes that the tragic image of Aylin Kurdi represents only a reminder of a a long-running human tragedy.

– Which . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Iraq Debate: The Center Of Gravitas Shifts

…to Jean Chretien.  Mind you, I’m not particularly set in my opinions re Canada’s contribution to the fight against ISIS.  These thoughts still apply, more so, perhaps, now that the tide seems to have turned in Kobani.  But JC’s main point, that there are more roles to be played in this situation beyond bomb-lobbing, and . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Iraq Debate: The Center Of Gravitas Shifts

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading.

– Lana Payne writes that Canadians care plenty about the well-being of hungry children even if the Cons don’t: After a firestorm of shocked responses from Canadians, Mr. Moore apologized for his “insensitive comment” uttered days before Christmas. What he did not apologize for or reassess was his belief . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Cowichan Conversations: Misguided Journalist Terry Glavin Misunderstands ‘Idle No More’

Don Maroc-Cowichan Conversations Contributor

MISGUIDED VICTORIA JOURNALIST MISUNDERSTANDS IDLE NO MORE

by Don Maroc

Terry Glavin is a well know media commentator on all things cultural and political. He claims to be left-leaning although he doesn’t always come off that way in his books and regular column in the Ottawa Citizen.

In his . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Misguided Journalist Terry Glavin Misunderstands ‘Idle No More’