Quebeckers are sick of Steven Harper and have found a bastion of hope and progressive policy that is relatively new to them. They have found hope for Canada in the federal NDP lead by Jack Layton.
“Students are told to pay more, get less and be grateful,” said Len Findlay, one of the most vocal professors on the subject. He taught nine extra credit units this year to keep the English course offerings up to snuff.
Blame Steve Jobs. Since the iPhone and other smartphones became popular enough that every other person has one in his or her pocket, conversations everywhere have suffered.
The rarity of women who play, or who will admit to playing, video games is just one reminder of the male domination of the video game industry.
The strong bonds (kizuna) of the Japanese people create great solidarity during dark times such as these. But there are concerns that these bonds of kizuna may also bind the Japanese economy, which must recover as soon as possible.
As opposition parties working to achieve consensus in the House of Commons are accused of being a coalition, and of being undemocratic, the very process of democracy itself has been painted as an unnecessary bother.
We see coal as a polluting but reasonably “safe” energy source compared to nuclear energy. Yet, in China alone, coal-mining accidents kill more than 2,000 people each year ”” and coal is a leading cause of smog, acid rain, global warming and air toxicity.
The catastrophes in Japan might finally achieve what decades of conflict in the Middle East have not: compel governments to invest in the research required to develop viable energy alternatives.