Howard Breen Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2511 en Oil and gas industry's right to profit vs. the right to live http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/oil-and-gas-industrys-right-profit-vs-right-live Can Canada oppose assisted suicide yet support the voluntary extinction of the planet? <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/oil-and-gas-industrys-right-profit-vs-right-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Mon, 26 May 2014 21:13:00 +0000 Howard Breen 18686 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Google Maps offers rare look inside abandoned Fukushima town http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/world/google-maps-offers-rare-look-inside-abandoned-fukushima-town The nuclear era has not been kind to Japan. Here's a stark reminder why Germany is decommissioning nuclear plants and investing heavily in renewable energy utilities—unlike Canada, which doesn’t even... World Environment Canada nuclear plants renewable energy Fri, 29 Mar 2013 02:11:00 +0000 Howard Breen 14837 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "Shell screwed up in 2012 and we're not going to let them again": U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/shell-screwed-2012-and-were-not-going-let-them-again-us-secretary-interior-ken-salazar &nbsp; Environment News Service reports that: “Shell screwed up in 2012 and we’re not going to let them screw up when they try to drill in the Arctic again,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/shell-screwed-2012-and-were-not-going-let-them-again-us-secretary-interior-ken-salazar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Wed, 20 Mar 2013 02:32:00 +0000 Howard Breen 14750 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Intrusive surveillance software FinSpy found in 25 Countries including Canada http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/intrusive-surveillance-software-finspy-found-25-countries-including-canada Wonder which Canadian government (provincial/federal or both) or corporation(s) has enlisted Finfisher to spy on Canadians? &nbsp; According to a&nbsp;report by Citizen Lab&nbsp;the intrusive and... News Sat, 16 Mar 2013 23:57:00 +0000 Howard Breen 14727 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Red Zone: Where Will YOU Sleep Tonight? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2009/11/30/red-zone-where-will-you-sleep-tonight RED ZONE by Kim Goldberg Pig Squash Press $18.95 “I can no longer discern where the political ends and the personal begins. The deeper I push into this swollen red midden of hidden box springs and...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/books/2009/11/30/red-zone-where-will-you-sleep-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Culture Kim Goldberg Red Zone Tue, 01 Dec 2009 05:51:00 +0000 Howard Breen 2512 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com