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OccupyNS Eviction Coverage and Opinion – A Summary

Some reading for those that wish to know more: Start with Bethany Horne’s excellent summary of issues around the camp. Read Parker Donham’s summary of a Senseless and Unnecessary Use of Power.  Surf his site for more feedback. Read and listen to Tim Bousquet’s of the Coast’s interview with Mayor Peter Kelly, and then read Dan Arsenault from the Herald’s interview.  Both show the –more–

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What Should Happen Now?

Well, tomorrow council is meeting, behind closed doors, to discuss what the heck they are going to do now with the concert scandal report. What should happen is a process that is clean and transparent, free of concerns of impropriety and manipulation. The first thing council needs to do is move back into the public eye.  Not after a lengthy –more–

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On traffic widening, again!

I often wonder at the seeming red/blue, up/down, black/white nature of Halifax politcs. If you stuck to the stereotypes, on the one hand you have the bike riding, tree hugging, anti-progress sushi eating hippies, mostly in urban areas, who hate cars, suburbs, and buildings less than 75 years old. On the other, you have the SUV and truck driving suburban –more–

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boycott made in china : why boycott?

boycott made in china : why boycott? The prevailing argument that market forces and international trade would transform China into a democracy has by now been completely discredited. The only remaining way for concerned people to exert some positive influence on China seems to be through the power of the individual consumer. In short, a boycott of Made in China –more–

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China & Tibet News

Chinese Media: ‘Crush’ Tibet Protests China shows its brutal side on Tibet Ottawa Tibetans pray for those caught in crossfire China cracks down on Olympic TVWhat human rights abuse ? Dell to spend $52 Billion in China Toronto mayor insists on China junket Beijing braces for worldwide demonstrations Olympic boycott chatter grows as Tibet unravels Carrying a torch for TibetChina –more–

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It is time to act! | Citadelschools.ca

Reprinted from Citadelschools.ca  There are serious problems with the current Imagine Our Schools Process. Why we think so is summarized here. We are encouraging everyone, parents and citizens, to write the Imagine Our Schools people about their concerns, but that they should also :CC Howard Windsor (HRSB Administrator), the area MLAs, the area HRM Councilors, and the Minister of Education. –more–

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Target Iran: US able to strike in the spring | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited

Despite denials, Pentagon plans for possible attack on nuclear sites are well advanced Ewen MacAskill in WashingtonSaturday February 10, 2007 The Guardian A second battle group has been ordered to the Gulf and extra missiles have already been sent out. Meanwhile oil is being stockpiled. Photograph: Reuters US preparations for an air strike against Iran are at an advanced stage, –more–