Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Canada

A Spoilt Deal: How a Dispute Over Dairy Helped Sidetrack the...

Whether one agrees with its supply management system or not, Canada's lack of subsidies for dairy producers would suddenly become very problematic once the TPP goes into effect.

Enbridge Stuffs Provision into Wisconsin Budget to Expedite Controversial Piece of...

While Americans were off celebrating the fourth of July, Canadian pipeline company giant Enbridge worked a deal with the Wisconsin Budget about its controversial proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion project. This proposal is not yet final, so let's hope it does not pass.

Fear Incorporated: Canada’s Anti-Terror Bill and the Emergence of a Deep...

The new bill, C-51, could label anyone who disagrees with neo-liberal aims as a “terrorist." With a Conservative majority in Parliament and support from the Liberal Party, it seems the final bill will pass quite easily only to create an emergence of a deep police state.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.