Daily Archives: April 25, 2010

Depression Rx

Here’s some depressing recent medical news: Antidepressants don’t work. What’s even more depressing is that the pharmaceutical industry and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have deliberately deceived us into believing that they DO work. As a physician, this is frightening … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: Sandwich-Board Job Hunter Finds Work After 2 Years

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BoobQuake-woman protests clerics earthequake claim

Help fight supernatural thinking and the oppression of women, just by dressing immodestly! “If memory serves me correctly, I was wearing a little white tank top and a short black skirt. I had been raised Orthodox Muslim, so I had … Continue reading

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Steffenhagen- School Trustees meet w MinEduc

Minister Macdiarmid in denial: “feel the love” that’s not what I heard. Some say Trustees received the Minister with just enough tolerance to be civil. The good news! About time! BCSSTA Motion: …… Not expecting love: Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid … Continue reading

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Pay Attention Girls

Dirty pictures I didn’t want taken? -Rachel Shukert READ MORE: Some years ago, when I was young and stupid(er), I was at a launch party on the Lower East Side for some defunct magazine, the kind that served mostly as … Continue reading

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BC Libraries slashed- a political tipping point?

Close the book on BC libraries!  Education Ministry’s budget slashes will close school libraries. Recently some people  have become aware that programs in BC schools are being serious victims of a financial strategy that’s been around since Campbell took office. … Continue reading

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