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Mueller the Politician

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Mueller has proven himself quite the politician.

I was hoping that the indictments would bring some sort of resolution to the investigation and force all the evidence to become public. 1,105 more words

Strategy

SINGHING the WRONG SONG

Here I am, end of this weekend, just sitting alone in the bleak mid-winter staring at nothing in particular when I hear a rustling in the litter on my desk. 1,158 more words

Opinion

Has Turei paid back the WINZ money?

Metiria Turei promised to pay back the money she received (allegedly fraudulently) from Work and Income NZ (WINZ) in the 1990s. The self revelation blew up on Turei in July 2017 and led to her resignation as Green party leader, and her decision to withdraw from the Green Party list. 539 more words

General

Danielle Smith: Canadian climatologist wins a victory for common sense

Common sense won a victory this week when a court threw out a frivolous civil suit against global warming-skeptic and climatologist Tim Ball.

It used to be that when a scientist challenged the conventional view on the way the world worked, they were tried by the Inquisition, forced to recant and spend the rest of their days under house arrest. 599 more words

Environment

B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver's defamation lawsuit against professor dismissed

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has dismissed a 2011 defamation lawsuit by Green Party leader Andrew Weaver.

It dates back to when Weaver was a professor at the University of Victoria (UVic). 123 more words

News

Make all votes matter: campaign for real democracy


On Tuesday, politicians from across the political spectrum, campaigners and people from all walks of life (a few pictured below), took part in┬áthe Hungry for Democracy action initiated by… 238 more words

Democracy Undermined

What Is Eco-Socialism?

Eco-socialism can be variously defined. In a broad sense, I think of it as the recognition that social justice and environmental issues are interconnected, and thus environmental issues and social justice issues must be tackled together. 165 more words

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