Leave Afghanistan alone

  “Is there a better life for me?” — 4 Non Blondes “Give peace a chance.” The Plastic Ono Band. Here are the top nine reasons why...

Time to keep the cash in the country

“The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind” — Bob Dylan It’s no coincidence Stephen Harper is turning Canada’s international attention away from North...

Newsmakers of 2009

“All the news that’s fit to print.” New York Times Masthead. Time magazine named Ben Bernanke as its Newsmaker of 2009 ostensibly for his role...

Failing grades

“We don’t need no education, we don’t need no thought control.” — Pink Floyd. A university lecturer at Memorial University in St. John’s, Nfld. was...

Kandahar to Port-au-Prince

“To be or not to be? That is the question.” William Shakespeare. It’s easier to explain to an inquiring child why the sky is blue...