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 moreDarlington new nuclear power plant project: CUSJ weighs in
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 moreJUSTnews V14-2 Housing Policy
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 moreDP#19 — Money, Banking and Financing Health Care
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 moreCanada Out of Afghanistan
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 moreHow Best to Return Canada to a Peace Promoting Nation
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 moreDiscussion Paper #12
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 moreJUSTnews- Winter 2006-07- Vol 10, No. 2
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 moreJUSTnews – Autumn 2007 – Vol 11, No. 1
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 moreJUSTnews – Spring 2008 – Vol 12, No. 1
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 moreJUSTnews -Winter 2008-09 -Vol 12, No. 2
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 moreJUSTnews – Summer 2009 – Vol 13, No. 1
JUSTnews -Winter 2009-10- Vol 13, No. 2 Climate Change (will open in its own window) Cover Story Time to Change “Climate Change” by George Monbiat : Makes the case it is not just climate change, but cliamte breakdown. Other Articles Letters to the Editor regarding a previous article — Civilization in Crisis Grampa and the … Read moreJustNews -Winter 2009-10- Vol 13, No. 2
Justnews V14 #1 Inequality and public health (will open in its own window) Cover Story Want The Good Life? Your Neighbours Need It Too. Interview of Richard Wilkinson by Brooke Jarvis. Discusses the impact of inequality on public health around the world. Other Articles The History of Canadian Unitarians For Social Justice — Part One … Read moreJustNews – Spring 2010 – Vol 14, No. 1
The Summer 2009 issue includes Paul Hawken’s recent commencement address, an article on how CUSJ is visioning the future and a tribute to Julia Varga, amongst many others.