Why oil booms and busts happen

This illogical world of rising prices, collapsing demand and expanding non-OPEC supply was made possible by a 15.5 million barrels reduction in OPEC’s supply between 1979 and 1985

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The Mine Wars

PBS American Experience The Mine Wars

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No more Quebec school board elections, minister confirms

The Quebec government has confirmed that it is abolishing school board elections, after months of talking about it.

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B.C. teachers lose latest court fight on class size, composition

A bitter battle between British Columbia’s teachers and the provincial government could be headed to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Daphne Bramham: B.C. continues its massive restructuring of public education

A blunt reading of the B.C. government’s plan for public education is this: Impoverish it, neuter critics (including teachers and elected school trustees) and centralize control.


Restore Adult Student Funding: Vancouver School Board To B.C.

The Vancouver School Board is calling on the B.C. government to reverse a decision that will abolish funding for some adult students.


Steelmegaphone: Mt. Polley Disaster Special

Alex and Troy discuss the Mount Polley mine disaster which spilled at least 5 million cubic meters of toxic sludge into the Lake Polley and Quesnel Lake.

Special guests MLA BC Mining Critic in opposition Norm Macdonald, and Damien Gillis from the news website

Bullhorning Christy Clark

Letting the Premier of BC know that 9346 is not happy with her attacks on teachers


MINING.COM: Teck down after announcing 44% profit hit

While the company touted higher production and more cost savings, it couldn’t overcome steep price declines for commodities in 2013

Save BC Hydro

Since 2002 the provincial government of British Columbia has pursued an energy policy that cripples our public power asset BC Hydro.


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