Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag: Canada

‘Do as I say, not as I do:’ Rand ‘socialized-medicine-is-slavery’ Paul...

The "irony of it" was just too rich that he would travel to Canada, which enjoys a socialized, single-payer healthcare system, to have the procedure performed.

Canadian police block journalists from covering indigenous pipeline protest

“The provincial and federal governments must revoke the permits for this project until the standards of free, prior and informed consent are met."

Canadian government declares oil trains safe and plans to get into...

Here's why that's bad news for the communities in both Canada and the U.S. where this influx of oil train traffic will pass.

Why Canadian tar sands oil may be doomed

In the face of such challenging economics, what are Canadian tar sands producers doing? Tapping more oil than ever.

A turning point for the global economy

The USMCA deal, also known as NAFTA 2.0, is a lot of things. But it is not free trade.

Do bullies always win?

Trump's bullying worked with Canada, has half-worked with Iran and North Korea, but has had nothing but malign impact on Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Why Californians are worried about the Trans Mountain Pipeline

Residents are increasingly concerned that the expansion of Trans Mountain may result in a major uptick in tankers carrying Alberta oilsands crude to the region’s five refineries.

Saudi Arabia’s newest enemy is… Canada?

The Canadian government has become embroiled in a war of words with one of the most despicable regimes in the world, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Imperial president or emperor with no clothes?

Could Donald Trump’s trade wars lead to a Great Depression?

Canada becomes second country to legalize recreational marijuana at federal level

"This is a historic step forward for the movement to end marijuana prohibition."

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into Trump’s Chief of Staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.

Toxic red tide in Florida kills scores of sea turtles and other marine life

"Our water and natural resources are the foundation of our economy and our way of life in Florida. So today, I’m signing an Executive Order to take immediate action to protect our environment and our water."

Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction

Zero-packaging stores show, in their own small way, a viable and healthier alternative to the current system. Both for ourselves, local economies and the planet.

New study reminds us of the sickening rate at which ice is melting

“That’s just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries,”

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