Northern Reflections: Wider And Deeper

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates beuse, according to Fed Chair Jay Powell, there were clear signs that the economy was slowing. There was, Paul Krugman writes, another clear sign. Trumponomics has been a failure: Why has Trumponomics failed to deliver much besides trillion-dollar budget deficits? The answer

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Alberta Politics: UCP Government, with no apparent short-term Plan B, seeks leave to appeal injunction suspending Bill 9

Unsurprisingly, the United Conservative Party Government has filed notice of appeal on the temporary injunction granted by the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench that halted applition of Bill 9, playing havoc with Premier Jason Kenney’s strategy for putting off a crisis with the province’s public sector unions until after the

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Alberta Politics: Plus ?a change, plus c’est la meme chose? Former Postmedia journalist hired by Kenney Government to ‘reset the record’

Energy Minister Sonya Savage announced last night, in the words of her news release, that “award-winning oil and gas journalist Claudia ttaneo has joined the fight against the lies and myths being spread about Alberta’s energy industry.” Ms. ttaneo, who retired last year as Postmedia’s Western nada business columnist, complained

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Dead Wild Roses: Life or Oil

Gerome Irwin writes on nada’s fateful choice to continue down the path of environmental ruin.   “It’s a trite cliché to say the time has long since past the critil tipping point when humanity n no longer have it both ways. Every human must, sooner or later, once and for

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The Derie Report: August 1:

https://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2019/august/1566136800/jo-lle-gergis/terrible-truth-climate-change?fbclid=IwAR3sc6L4dIXzScxKJVKpQWLyxdwQs-Bt-S-D68tJo7dE_PdxLal_T1nZY54 This is a new one, all the way from Australia. And you won’t find it in most (any) nadian commercial news media.________________________________________________________________ Mind you – not all nadians are brain dead Liberals and Conservatives. http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/david-suzuki/2019/07/its-our-choice-turn-down-heat-or-cook-planet Notice that almost all the leading climate change deniers are people who make their

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