Vol. 7 No. 4
Jason GONDZIOLA, 4 December 2002
"In any ordinary crime, even domestic crime, the first thing the cops do is look for the motive," said Fisk, Middle East correspondent for the London Independent. "But this we cannot or are not allowed to do for September the 11th."
Alexandra GILBERT, 3 December 2002
When Canadian Tire tells us to give like Santa and save like Scrooge - it can only mean one thing... the holidays and the Christmas shopping extravaganza. While it may be difficult to avoid, there are ways to give like Santa, and not feel like a heartless Scrooge as you wonder if that perfect present was made in a sweatshop. This year, why not consider an ethical gift by buying a fair trade, or environmentally friendly product?
Ingrid HEIN, 2 December 2002
Imagine if you could pay for goods and services with time; an hour of babysitting could get you an hour of legal advice, five hours of community work could get you a used stove. Money would be almost redundent, leaving the IMF very little power indeed.
ALTERNATIVES, 1 December 2002
PHOTO: Alex Hill Alternatives is working with civil society and indigenous groups to find peaceful solutions to the current conflict in Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), Indonesia’s easternmost province. Indonesian annexation led to ongoing human rights violations, while extreme poverty and (...)
Sara COLLIN, 1 December 2002
Last April, over 1,000 non-status Algerians living in Canada woke up to the news they would soon be deported back to their home country by the Canadian government. After demonstrations and protests, the Canadian government has agreed to modify its procedures. But the new legislation will not necessarily be helpful to all non-status Algerians.
Murray DOBBIN, 1 December 2002
In the renewed debate about whether or not Canada should pursue closer integration with the U.S., both sides have used recent poll data to back their case. But the polls only tell us so much, and the questions and answers being compared are often not even the same. The pro-free-traders use (...)