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Drill Down on Teachers’ Strike

 

Full disclosure before beginning. (1) I am not a teacher and have no family members in the teaching profession. (2) I have no children or family members in Ontario elementary or secondary schools. 1,004 more words

Society

It's time to trash government-run garbage collection & the legal privileges of workers unions

Due to strike action by our local garbage men we have not had our garbage collected for nearly 4 weeks. No one in our town has.  1,474 more words

Society

Scrapping the GST on tampons not so difficult after all

 ABC Fact Check    |     27 May 2015

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Treasurer Joe Hockey and Prime Minister Tony Abbott say they need the agreement of the states and territories to remove the GST from tampons and pads.  58 more words

Government

A Memorial Day Message

“And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more” (Isa. 1,574 more words

Culture & Society

No, I am not a Man-Hating, Ugly, Extreme Leftist Lesbian

No, I am not a man-hating, ugly, extreme leftist, lesbian. I am a feminist, which happens to mean that I am a woman, who happens to believe in gender equality. 595 more words

Society

Liz Mays’ Politics Turns One Green

Turning green used to mean that one had smoked too much pot.  For almost ten years, Elizabeth Mays has beentrying to convince Canadian voters that she is the real /authentic green (as in environmental) champion. 737 more words

Society

The Destruction of a Child

I went into an inner city elementary school last week with several people from my work as part of an arts initiative, and I witnessed something very troubling to me. 747 more words

Society