by a thousand cuts. No good will come of proposed public
service cuts, if experience is any guide. Not a leaner, more nimble public
service, certainly, and not a more affordable one. Any savings, history
suggests, will be illusory, counter-productive or transient.
to Israel: Get with the program Whatever one thinks about the
Palestinian effort to focus world attention on the plight of its people, it’s a
showcase example of the shifting global order
judge takes on Halton cops A provincial court judge in Halton has
taken on police in the region, releasing two bold rulings in less than a month
rebuking officers for excessive force.
saved by an energized public The Ford administration’s failed attack
on Waterfront Toronto may have beneficial spin-offs, including a more activist
public and faster work on the Port Lands.
Opportunity knocks for the lazy,
clueless. It turns out
Canada’s spy agency is a ship of fool…
it's torture Christopher Hitchens debunks Dick Cheney’s claim that
waterboarding isn’t torture.
in suits: Three years ago this week, Lehman Brothers crashed. Since then,
Britain's bankers have learnt nothing and have been let off the hook again
Network of Drone Bases to Hit Somalia, Yemen. “As Somalia undergoes its
worst famine in six decades and Yemen slides into civil war, the administration
of President Barack Obama is expanding its network of bases to carry out drone strikes
against suspected terrorists in both countries…”
The Long, Murderous Arm of the Law
Has Killed Troy Davis. After a long delay from the Supreme Court, Troy
Davis was executed at 11:08 PM Wednesday night, Sept 21, despite over a million
people asking for clemency.
Davis Executed, While CEO Responsible for Deaths of 29 Miners Sails Free