Thus Prate the Pundit » Social Critique: Angus Asks for Answers to ACTA Secrets

Charlie Angus (NDP) penned an open letter1 (.doc) (26 January 2010) to Peter Van Loan (Conservative Minister of International Trade) regarding the ongoing secretive ACTA negotiations and Canadian copyright issues. Considering the ACTA negotiations have occurred largely in secret but collide head-on with copyright issues widely discussed over the last few years, it’s reasonable to expect

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Regan Wolfrom: The Big Disraeli Plan: Four Years Late

“I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?” – 19th century British statesman and Winnipeg freeway namesake Benjamin Disraeli. A few bloggers (Graham the rabblerouser and the ever-mysterious Black Rod) have mentioned that some citizens, including myself, had brought plans forward regarding the Disraeli Bridges Project.  My plan, based on conversations with literally […]

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The Wheatsheaf: Re Shuffling

Stephen Harper shuffles his cabinet as often as he shuffles his principles. Because he is stuck with a minority government that prevents him from his goal of controller of Canada, this happens to be pretty often. Well… at least often in the sense that principles are pillars of support that

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The Wheatsheaf: House Cleaning

Happy New Years. May the year be heavy on the clover. Doing a little house cleaning here at wheatsheafsk.com by tossing out my two bits on perennial topics of interest. First up: The Polls. Apparently Canadians do care about prorogation and do not care about Ignatieff. Despite all the wonderful

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