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July 21 -August 3
VOL.14 ISSUE. 24

An Act UpdatedGregory Beatty

Published Thursday July 21, 06:53 pm
Who wants to read about FOI legislation? Yeah? Let’s do this!
Saskatchewan Education minister Don Morgan was lampooned recently when he defended his own government’s approach to funding education by trashing Roy Romanow’s 1993 NDP government.Leader-Post columnist and Twitter comedian Murray Mandryk had a field day, tweeting numerous nostalgic refer

The Brad Wall EraJohn F. Conway

Published Thursday July 21, 06:56 pm
How the sunshine premier changed Saskatchewan politics
Saskatchewan Party leader Brad Wall has earned a major place in Saskatchewan’s political history. On April 4 he broke the back of the NDP, the province’s “natural governing party” since 1944. Until Wall’s first victory in 2007 the CCF/NDP ruled the province, suffering o

Erdogan WinsGwynne Dyer

Published Thursday July 21, 06:57 pm
Turkey’s failed coup: goodbye democracy, hello to the sultan
Turkey’s democracy is dead. It was dying anyway, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took over media outlets, arrested political opponents and journalists, and even re-started a war with the Kurds last autumn in order to win an election. But once part of the army launched a coup attempt on July

A Lot Of Dam TroubleDavid Suzuki

Published Thursday July 21, 06:58 pm
Hydro’s future is highly volatile in our ever-warming world
People have harnessed energy from moving water for thousands of years. Greeks used various types of water wheels to grind grain in mills more than 2,000 years ago. In the late 1800s, people figured out how to harness the power to produce electricity. Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, hy