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Steinem and Albright under fire for criticizing women supporting Sanders

Over the weekend, feminist icon and writer Gloria Steinem and the first female Secretary of State Madeleine Albright both faced backlash over their remarks suggesting that young women who support B...

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http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2016/02/08/steinem-and-albright-under-fire-for-criticizing-women-supporting-sanders/

Monster Madge

In 1996 Madeleine Albright said on national TV that 500,000 Iraqi children dead from sanctions was "worth it". A few months later she was confirmed by the US Senate as Secretary of State and nobody even questioned her about this statement. Transporting 500

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEtdw7Z04QQ

Letter to Ryan Albright, Covered Bridge Potato Chips - Nova Scotia Federation of Labour

January 11, 2015   Dear Mr. Albright: On behalf of the 65,000 members of the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, I am writing to express our serious concern over the current labour dispute at your workplace Covered Bridge Potato Chips in Hartland, New Brunsw

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http://nslabour.ca/2016/01/letter-to-ryan-albright-covered-bridge-potato-chips/

Feeling the Yern: Why One Millennial Woman Would Rather Go to Hell Than Vote for Hillary

Stumping for Hillary Clinton this weekend in New Hampshire, hedge fund manager Madeleine Albright squawked, "There's a special place in Hell for women who don't help each other." When the Democratic National Committee chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, was a

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http://www.villagevoice.com/news/feeling-the-yern-why-one-millennial-woman-would-rather-go-to-hell-than-vote-for-hillary-8253224

Hillary Clinton Showed Support, Associates Profited from Ex-Im Bank Financing World’s Largest Coal Plants in South Africa

In 2009, the South African government announced a major energy plan to construct two new coal-fired power stations. The project, which aimed at building the world’s largest coal plants, came under intense criticism by various governments and climate activi

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http://www.desmogblog.com/2016/03/07/hillary-clinton-showed-support-associates-profited-building-world-s-largest-coal-plants-south-africa

The Constitutionality of Electronic Voting in Germany | NDI

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

https://www.ndi.org/e-voting-guide/examples/constitutionality-of-electronic-voting-germany

NBMC Welcome Video Launch / Lancement de la vidéo de bienvenue du CMNB

You’re invited! It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the New Brunswick Multicultural Council’s unveiling of a “Welcome to New Brunswick” video for Syrian refugees on Tuesday, January 26 at theSaint John Regional YMCA.  The YMCA Newcomer Connecti

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http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/nbmc-welcome-video-launch-lancement-de-la-video-de-bienvenue-du-cmnb-tickets-20954022044

Europe's fast shrinking welcome mat for refugees!

The welcome mat initially rolled out by Chancellor Angela Merkel for the Iraqi and Syrian refugees has suddenly shrunk. Like most observers I too had understood the Chancellor to provide a permanent refuge for those fleeing violence at the hands of the Syr

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http://www.ujjaldosanjh.org/index.php/entry/europe-s-fast-shrinking-welcome-mat-for-refugees

Saskatoon's newest cabinet minister pledges continued 'strong support' to universities

Bronwyn Eyre, who represents the newly formed riding of Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota, was one of four MLAs named to the Saskatchewan Party's cabinet for the first time this month. She is now Minister of Advanced Education. Eyre spoke with reporter Andrea H

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http://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/saskatoons-newest-cabinet-minister-pledges-continued-strong-support-to-universities

Christmas wish to be home for holidays didn't come true for many Fort McMurray families

As Christmas Day approaches, many Fort McMurray families are making the best of their situation in rented apartments, hotel rooms or staying with family or friends. Only a lucky few have rebuilt in time to be truly home for Christmas.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/fort-mcmurray-christmas-1.3898950

The London 2012 “Schmoozathon”: Jules Boykoff on the London Olympics

What effect does the great sporting-corporate juggernaunt that is the contemporary Olympics have on host cities? And what are the diverse range of tactics that grassroots activists use to protest its damaging results? In this exclusive extract from his rec

http://www.versobooks.com/blogs/2693-the-london-2012-schmoozathon-jules-boykoff-on-the-london-olympics

NDP Convention: Notley in her own words

Thank you very much for that welcome. And let me welcome YOU right back! Bienvenue, à tous et à chacun de vous, à Edmonton, en Alberta. Edmonton, a city which is 100% represented in our provincial Legislature by Alberta New Democrats! Edmonton, the capital

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http://ipolitics.ca/2016/04/09/ndp-convention-notley-in-her-own-words/

welcome | youth unleashing power on WordPress.com

Welcome! The Vancouver Island Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Society would like to welcome you to the first symposium created by and for pozitive Canadian youth. If you're between the ages of 16-30, and you'd like to connect with other youth living with HIV/

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https://youthunleashingpower.ca/

A friendly welcome: Theodore Tugboat tasked with helping newcomers feel at home in Nova Scotia | Metro News

Halifax Harbour staple Theodore Too was officially named's the city's welcome ambassador for new Nova Scotians during a special ceremony Thursday.

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http://www.metronews.ca/news/halifax/2016/05/26/theodore-tugboat-named-halifax-welcome-ambassador.html

'Thank you so much': Ottawa hosts welcome party for Syrian refugees

The City of Ottawa hosted a welcome party at Lansdowne Park on Saturday afternoon for the 1,500 Syrian refugees that have settled here in recent months.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/syrian-refugee-welcome-party-ottawa-1.3605188

Welcome to Canada: A Settlement Soirée! / Bienvenue au Canada: Soirée sur l'établissement!

What Happens After The Welcome? Find Out at This Settlement Soirée   By now you’re no doubt aware that we made history by welcoming over 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada. But do you know about all the work that needs to take place following their arrival?

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/welcome-to-canada-a-settlement-soiree-bienvenue-au-canada-soiree-sur-letablissement-tickets-26065581857

FALSE: 'Welcome to Australia'

A photograph purporting to show an official "Welcome to Australia" sign has been digitally altered.

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http://www.snopes.com/welcome-australia-sign-fake/

Action on derelict vessels welcome in federal coastal strategy | Green Party of Canada

(OTTAWA) - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), released the following statement:"As Greens, we will always welcome better protection for our coastlines,” Ms. May said. “This is a three-ocean strategy that recogniz

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https://www.greenparty.ca/en/media-release/2016-11-07/action-derelict-vessels-welcome-federal-coastal-strategy

Women's March on Washington - Solidarity March in Ottawa January 21, 2017

This event is a rally to stand in solidarity with our American sisters who are marching in the tens of thousands on Washington in the Women's March on Washington, January 21, 2017. ALL are welcome! The purpose of this *non-violent*, *inclusive* and *inters

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/womens-march-on-washington-solidarity-march-in-ottawa-january-21-2017-tickets-30177534819

Top Syrian rebel killed in airstrike near Damascus

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike near the Syrian capital on Friday killed top rebel commander Zahran Allouch, the head of one of the most powerful Saudi-backed insurgent groups fighting against President Bashar Assad's government near the seat of his power Damas

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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/85d790d0bd0d4ff68695862a87bb0c18/top-syrian-rebel-killed-airstrike-near-damascus

Clinton defends Albright and Steinem apologises as sexism claims dominate Democratic race

Clinton says ‘light-hearted but pointed remark’ was nothing newwhile Steinem says she did not mean ‘to imply young women aren’t serious in politics’

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http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/feb/07/hillary-clinton-defends-madeleine-albright-women-female-voters