Mac-talla Gaelic Shunpiking Edition 2006 Spring 2006 Edition Media Culpa

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January-April, 2008

MAY DAY 2008
An Open Letter and Invitation to Participate. Halifax May Day Committee
(8 Apr) Declare May Day a 'no peace, no work' holiday. Dockworkers of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union have decided to stop work for eight hours in all US West Coast ports on May 1, International Workers' Day, to call for an end to the war. JACK HEYMAN
Politics of Ontario Workers. Our demands most modest are: we only want the earth - a video To view video fullscreen, right click on image and select "Save target" or "Save link target." Save file to hard drive; double click to open file, then maximize window. (Requires Quicktime software to play).

Commemorating Black History Month in Action, over one hundred Nova Scotians marched from the Lincolnville Community Centre several kilometres to the site of a vast waste disposal dump and demanded its immediate closure.

IN DEPTH Pulp and paper
Forestry crisis: New Brunswickans take action
In the last 18 months, the Atlantic Canada forestry sector has lost 5,000 jobs or nearly a quarter of its workforce, most of them in New Brunswick. Meanwhile, the government is handing over their leases on Crown lands to J.D. Irving, not to overlook hundreds of millions in "bailouts."
Proposed law is provocation by provincial government, symptomatic of national crisis. Disinformation is rampant at all levels. ENA BOUTILIER and TONY SEED

The series aimed to bring to Nova Scotians information that is censored or suppressed about the island republic, the challenges it faces, and its undeniable achievements.

The wall-to-wall coverage of the US primaries by the CBC and other Canadian media fails to include independent actions by the American people. A development just across the border during the primary in Vermont is illustrative.

Youth cherish sport. But their aspirations to participate are frustrated by society. Can someone tell us why the youth must constantly beg to raise funds to participate in youth and school sport?

" i love it here / you better believe me 'cause it's true / my nose is turnin' blue / down home in blandford nova scotia"

Speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on 4 April 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City
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Mi'kmaq / First Nations History Supplement Shunpiking Dossier on Palestine. A special Edition of Shunpiking Black History Suppliment 2005 On the Bicentennial of the Abolition of the Slave Trade
On the Bicentury of the 'Abolition' of the Slave Trade