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Brownouts Dominate Talk As New Fire Commish Debuts In City Council

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Fire Department’s controversial policy of temporary fire station closures — known as brownouts — dominated the discussion this past week during City Council’s first chance to question the new Fire Commissioner. 160 more words

News

The Age of the Infographic

I’ll be the first to admit that I love infographics. I highly suspect that this is a result of my love of information, data and graphs. 727 more words

Reflection

Can we have a Budget of gradual reform?

My first visit to Parliament in Canberra to attend a Budget speech occurred half a century ago when Harold Holt was Treasurer and he delivered it in the old Parliament House. 280 more words

Government

What Happened and When Did It Happen?

I’m a child of the 60’s..  Raised on my parents music which had a big influence on me.  We were all discovering rock and roll together and the British invasion..   767 more words

Food

The day Canada’s white supremacists saluted Stephen Harper

http://www.canadianprogressiveworld.com/2012/08/08/the-day-canadas-white-supremacists-saluted-stephen-harper/

So far, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s ideology-inspired of project of social and political engineering expresses itself most eloquently in three ways: the Conservatives’ egregious assault on civil liberties; the metamorphosis of Canada into a petro-state; and militarization of both Canadian society and our foreign policy. 1,106 more words

Daily News

Women in Leadership - an Infographic

WordPress won’t allow me to embed my infographic, so below is just an image. If you’re interested in accessing the click-through links and being able to view graph statistics, you can visit the infographic online…

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The BS Brigade

There has been a bit of discussion recently about the decision made by the Australian government to cut benefits to parents who don’t vaccinate their children. 574 more words

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