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New York Times urges "no" to Keystone XL. Joe Oliver and Globe & Mail respond with climate fiction.
The New York Times editorial board recently called on President Obama to say "no" to Keystone XL. Here are some excerpts: He should say no, and for one overriding reason: A president who has...
Mar 12th, 2013
Guy Fieri’s comeuppance is my Schadenfreude
Guy Fieri was deeply offended by a scathing review in the New York Times. He also appears to be blissfully unaware that he had it coming.
Nov 15th, 2012
Robert Bales' murderous Afghanistan rampage media reports leave out Afghan voices
After the horrific U.S. soldier's rampage on civilians in Afghanistan, the media has largely excluded Afghan voices, focusing instead on the American shooter.
Mar 19th, 2012
Why I won’t be growing a moustache for “Movember”
I don’t want to unwittingly promote controversial cancer screening to the male masses. And I don't want to be a cause-marketing dupe for companies (and industries) that do not reflect my values.
Nov 6th, 2011
Ottawa tells US to back off tax attack on Canadians
US is sowing distress and fear among dual citizens who have innocently failed to file a U.S. return and owe no taxes, finance minister says.
Sep 16th, 2011
Kabul attack updates
Taliban gunmen armed with suicide vests and heavy weaponry have launched co-ordinated attacks in Kabul, targeting NATO's headquarters, the US embassy, and the Afghan intelligence agency, Al Jazeera...
Sep 13th, 2011
Madison Square Garden in 22 - Bieber's concert anniversary
Fans celebrate the anniversary of Bieber's Madison Square Garden mega-concert.
Aug 31st, 2011
Warren Buffett's wise words
Billionaire investor Warren Buffet’s searing commentary, "Stop Coddling the Super-Rich,” in the New York Times yesterday has unleashed a tidal wave of interest around the world: people were...
Aug 15th, 2011
Review of Page One: Inside the New York Times
Page One: Inside the New York Times is a new documentary that paints a portrait of the changing news-cape through the eyes of the New York Times media-desk. The film chronicles the day to day...
Jul 24th, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Winnie the Pooh, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan plus films on newspapers and travel
The boy wizard is now a young man and takes his final movie bow in Harry Potter #8.The series ends on a high. (Read more)
Jul 15th, 2011