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The Romney-Ryan ticket is extremely dangerous to women’s health and Americans should be very concerned about the future of women’s health and rights if Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan win," said NARAL Pro-Choice America's Nancy Keenan. News
If You're Pro-Choice, Admits Ryan: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
Romney-Ryan ticket is extremely dangerous to women, say health advocates
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In Quebec It's Official: Mass Movement Leads to Victory for Students
Naomi Klein: 'This is why radical movements are mercilessly mocked. They can win.'
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Naomi Klein Speaks Out Against Kinder Morgan and Enbridge Pipeline Plans
Author Naomi Klein speaks out against plans to expand the Kinder Morgan pipeline to the Port of Vancouver. She presents a case to 'stop this outrageous plan to turn Vancouver into a major port for dirty oil'. Klein says that opposition to dirty oil pipelines is growing all over the North American...
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Montreal Student Strike Continues after Classes Forced to Reopen
Two days of student protests, arrests after Bill 78 forces students back
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Massive Student Protests Return to Streets of Montreal
Thousands of protesters marched against planned tuition hikes in Montreal, opposing the Liberal government of Premier Jean Charest, two weeks before Quebec's parliamentary elections. The students marched just as they have on the 22nd of every month, for the last six months. Organizers of Wednesday’...
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In Canada's Tar Sands, a Dante's Hell Threatens People Nearby and Across the Globe
In Canada's western province of Alberta, Melina Laboucan-Massimo’s community—the Lubicon Lake Nation —has endured a withering toxic tar sands oil assault, an Armageddon against nature few Americans are fully aware of. Here in the once pristine sub-Arctic, tar sands mining operations level vast...
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Canadian Scientists 'Mourn Death of Evidence' under Harper Government
Protest march will highlight public harm done by gutting of research programs
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Oh Canada: The Harper Government’s Broad Assault on Environment
Outsiders have long viewed Canada as a pristine wilderness destination replete with moose, mountains, and Mounties who always got their man. Recognizing the tourism value of that somewhat dull but wholesome image, successive Canadian governments — both Liberal and Conservative — were content to...
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Thousands Continue Protest in Montreal after Government, Student Talks Fail
Up to 7,000 people took to the streets by mid-afternoon on Saturday, after Quebec government officials walked out on negotiations with student leaders. Quebec students have been protesting since February over Quebec premier Jean Charest's move to sharply increase university tuition. The protesters...
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'Night of Casseroles': Canadian Protesters Expand Beyond Quebec and Single Issue Focus
Citizens across Canada vow to stand with students as protest movement grows beyond Montreal
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