Articles from October, 2008

The Fly: A Consideration of Animal Rights, Landscape Sketches, and Mortality
I didn't free the fly. I didn't terminate the fly. I walked away. How would a Jain judge me? How would William Stafford? How would The Cramps?
by Mark Fenton
Published October 02, 2008 in Photo Essay (1 comment)

Dubai: Land of Luxury, Land of Slavery
By investing in Dubai, celebrities are giving tacit approval to a hideous society and its obscene values.
by George Patrick
Published October 02, 2008 in Opinion (60 comments)

Palestinian Economy: From Bad to Wretched
Without proper channels to empower the Palestinian individual and community, Palestinians will remain economically disadvantaged and thus politically handicapped.
by Ramzy Baroud
Published October 02, 2008 in Opinion (2 comments)

Turn Back the Faucet
I'm convinced it's this inherent distrust of government efficiency which I harbour, that lies near the heart of the Conservative upswell today.
by Ben Bull
Published October 02, 2008 in Accidental Activist (14 comments)

Time
This is no time to be arguing about time. We don't have the time.
by Kevin Somers
Published October 02, 2008 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Remember The Time
A poem by Kevin Somers.
by Kevin Somers
Published October 02, 2008 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Eat Your Cats and Dogs
Still more lies and deceptions will surely hit as the fear-selling two-party plutocracy works hard to convince Americans prior to the coming election that things have turned better.
by Joel S. Hirschhorn
Published October 02, 2008 in US Politics (0 comments)

LHIN Hammers McMaster
The plan to convert McMaster to a pediatric ER and ICU is marred by narrow administrative agendas, the absence of meaningful public consultation, and missing mechanisms of accountability.
by Ted Mitchell
Published October 02, 2008 in Ideas (1 comment)

Downtown Update
There's plenty going on in business, politics and advocacy across the city.
by RTH Staff
Published October 02, 2008 in Downtown Bureau (5 comments)

The Time is Right Now for Light Rail in Hamilton
The only way to guarantee first-round funding is to send Metrolinx a clear message that the city's political leadership is united behind the light rail initiative.
by Ryan McGreal
Published October 02, 2008 in Special Report: Light Rail (6 comments)

The Social Costs of CARnage
Putting a dollar figure on a transportation-related injury or death may seem hard-hearted, but it can be done. It should be done, if only to underline the enormous human costs of our car/truck dominated transportation system.
by David Cohen
Published October 02, 2008 in Commentary (14 comments)

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