Our new Discussion Paper 24 on Economic Justice, Keynesian economic solutions, and alternative views is hot off the presses. See more Discussion Papers and Issues of Just News at Just News
DP #23 – Multiculturalism, Religion, and Canadian Culture (The Paper opens in its own window, for easy comments on this page) In this Discussion Paper our search for truth and meaning takes us from the practical to the esoteric. Articles: “Immigrants, Multiculturalism, and the God Problem” by Jerry Storie “In the Beginning” – Excerpted from … Read more
Why do people vote against their own interests? Discussion Paper #20 – (opens own window & keeps this page open for convenient commenting whilst reading) Intro: Last year, in a series of “town-hall meetings” across the country, Americans got the chance to debate President Obama’s proposed healthcare reforms. What happened was an explosion of rage … Read more
Discussion Paper No. 22 on Equality – Oct 2011 Discussion paper #22 is a summary of the book The Spirit Level by Richardson and Picket. It demonstrates using the best epidemiological approach that societies that are more equal have better outcomes in most of the factors that make a good society. Both the paper and … Read more
July 31st, 2011 After an extensive discussion on the board and the publication of a special discussion paper on Nuclear Power, CUSJ has decided to support the Greenpeace Darlington Declaration calling for renewable energy, not nuclear, to be the centre of Ontario’s future energy policy. CUSJ Nuclear Page
On March 31st, 2011, Margaret Rao and Frances Deverell attended the Darlington Review panel and presented our brief. This brief came out of extensive discussions on the listserve, among individuals, and at the board level. We did not have 100% consensus on the position to take, but the majority of the board wanted to take a … Read more
Check out our new discussion paper on why people vote the way they do! Discussion Paper #20
Justnews V14#2 Housing Policy (will open in its own window) This issue includes articles on: Canada’s Housing Policy by J. David Hulchansky; Federal Response by the Hon. Diane Finley. President’s Posting — Rev. Frances Deverell Highlights from AGM 2010 by Philip Symons (Editor) Reflections on Our Second Principle by Bob Stevenson (Past President) Why Canada’s … Read more
DP#19 – Banking, Money, and Financing Health Care Funding Public Health Care With a Publicly Owned Bank — How Canada Did It, by Ellen Hodgson Brown, J.D. Money and the Economic Crisis — A Short Tutorial, by Charles Eisenstein, summarized by Caspar Davis Bank Reform, Prime Minister Hacker Style — excerpts from Yes, Prime Minister, … Read more
Discussion Paper No. 18 by Richard Heinberg Spring 2010 Five other major trends leading us towards catastrophe in addition to climate change.
Discussion Paper No. 17 (opens own window & keeps this page open for convenient commenting whilst reading) Civilization in Crisis Revisited Return to the discussion of Escaping the Matrix and a book review of Confessions of an Economic Hitman by Jim Hackler.
Discussion Paper #16 (opens own window & keeps this page open for convenient commenting whilst reading) The Case for Electoral http://www.phpaide.com/?langue=fr&id=11 Reform by Andrew Coyne Ontario’s Failure: the Media Did It What’s Wrong with First Past the Post? Let’s get the Government we Voted for!
Discussion Paper #15 (opens own window & keeps this page open for convenient commenting whilst reading) Those members who do not subscribe to the e-list and were not present at the AGM may be unaware of the CUSJ resolution, and perhaps of some of the reasons occasioning it. This Discussion Paper therefore presents the resolution … Read more
Discussion Paper #13 (opens own window & keeps this page open for convenient commenting whilst reading) Spring 2007 This Discussion Paper contains two articles by authors who propose different ways to return Canada from a war-promoting nation to its more historic and honourable role as a peacekeeping and peace-building nation. The articles were written specifically … Read more
Discussion Paper #12 – due to graphics this will take a while to load. (opens own window & keeps this page open for convenient commenting whilst reading) Deep Integration of Canada With the US. What does it Mean and How Should We Respond? At the CUSJ AGM in May, 2006, presidential nominee Bob Stevenson facilitated … Read more
Justnews Vol. 10 #2 WarResistors LoRes Cover Story The War Resistors Support Campaign by Valerie Lannon : The current version of Draft Dodging is War Resisting. Since there is no draft, the current resistors have usually seen the field of action for themselves, and decided not to play anymore. This is the story of Jeremy … Read more
Justnews Vol. 11 No. 1 Cover Story Government by Greed by Silver Donald Cameron : An analysis of the Security and Prosperity Partnership, what policies it really represents. Is this what Canadians want? Other Articles Euro English Ontario Votes on MMP, City of Yellowknife Votes Against TILMA, CCPA Monitor Guaranteed Livable Income by Cindy L’Hirondelle … Read more
Justnews Vol. 12 #1 Apr. 08 Cover Story Economic Growth: Our Common Foe by Neil K. Dawe: Our economic system depends on the unending depletion of natural capital — the earth which is our home. What do we do about it? Other Articles Harold Koehler – In Memorium Meet the CUSJ Board Unitarians in Action … Read more
Justnews Vol. 12 No. 2 Cover Story How Harper has Embedded Conservative Economic Policy for the Future by Frances Russel: A look at Canada’s revenue and tax strategies and their long-term impact. Other Articles Getting Kids to School Letters to the Editor Liberals and Conservatives Live on Different Planets Intelligent People and God by Graeme … Read more
Justnews Vol. 13 No 1 Cover Story The Earth is Hiring by Paul Dawkin: Commencement Address to the class of 2009, University of Portland, May 3rd, 2009. A vision of how we will change and who is leading us. Other Articles The Revitalization of CUSJ by Philip Symons Canada Should Endorse and Implement the UN … Read more