The suppression of information and the freedom of expression has become the hallmark of the Stephen Harper Conservatives. The War on Knowledge on BoomerWarrior recently highlighted the threat to the scientific community in Canada: There is trouble in the realms...
Energy Highways or Environmental Threats While North Americans await President Obama's decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the question of pipeline safety is fundamental to protesters and environmentalists alike. As supporters and detractors continue to clash over Keystone, the project...
This post is largely inspired by Chris Turner's 2013 book, The War on Science: Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada. Turner provides both the narrative and historical facts about how the Conservatives under Stephen Harper have...
In this post Desmond Berghofer describes our preoccupation with perpetual economic growth at the expense of our environment. He compares the concepts of economic mind and eco-mind. While it is true that capitalism and globalization have brought immense value...
In this post, Franke James continues her relentless opposition to Keystone XL by asking President Barack Obama to say NO to Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper has said that he will not take NO for an answer. But...
In this post, Desmond Berghofer deals with what the next four decades might be like for our grandchildren. His writing on “the moral dimension of economics” paints a “disquieting picture of where current economic thinking and practice are taking...
Christopher Majka is a biologist, environmentalist, policy analyst, and arts advocate. A personal friend of Franke James, he refers to her as follows: A wicked thorn in the side of Stephen Harper; a woman fiercely passionate about the pressing need to...
I am pleased to feature this article by Franke James. Her artwork and visual essays have been featured in other posts on BoomerWarrior (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor). Article and artwork by Franke James As political journalist, Susan Delacourt, reported in the Toronto Star,...
Franke James' Banned on the Hill Campaign has the potential to not only embarrass the Harper Government but also add another nail in the coffin of the Conservatives who have been plagued by scandals, corruption, lies, criminal investigations and...
I'm angry, I'm frustrated and I can no longer just accept the things I cannot change. I WANT TO CHANGE THE THINGS I CANNOT ACCEPT (Editor ~ RollyMontpellier). The Group of Eight - G8 Group of Eight, is an assembly of...