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Jenny Uechi

Jenny Uechi is Managing Director of Observer Media Group.  She is a special reports writer for National Observer.

Adbusters' "Occupy Wall Street" modeled on Egypt protests

Large parts of Wall Street remained barricaded to foot and road traffic Monday morning as hundreds of angry protesters continued a sit-in protest against U.S. financial institutions. "It's...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn gropes to justify "moral failing" in oral sex with maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, looking impossibly smug on French television news program TF1, recounted that his sexual encounter with hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo in New York was a "moral failing" on...

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings apologizes, renames DVD service

  Netflix CEO Reed Hastings apologized in his blog on Sunday after a barrage of customer complaints against recent price hikes. "I messed up," Hastings said. "I owe everyone an explanation...

Obama's new "Buffett Rule" to raise tax on millionaires and billionaires

President Obama will be seeking a new tax plan calling on millionaires to pay a minimum tax rate so that they will pay at least the same tax rate as middle-class Americans, according to reports. The...

Artistic director Max Reimer defends city's million dollar Vancouver Playhouse bailout

"It's like they're trying to elicit a Tea Party response,"  Vancouver Playhouse artistic managing director Max Reimer said. He was referring to reactions critical of public funding for one...

Lancy Hu's body found in suitcase, husband charged with murder

How could police have ruled out the most obvious suspect?

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Naomi Klein after Keystone XL pipeline protest arrest

Harper government "global advertising agency" for oil industry, author Naomi Klein says after Keystone XL pipeline protest arrest.

Was Sun News' Margie Gillis hate-on a prelude for a Harper led Tea Party North?

The Sun News Network: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s mouthpiece? If the attack on Canadian dance icon Margie Gillis is any indication, the answer appears to be "yes."

Mayor Gregor Robertson comments on Vancouver Riot Review report: live blog

"What happened that night had a terrible impact on our city," Mayor Gregor Robertson says, "particularly on the employees and businesses." He says he walked downtown hours after the riots happened. "...