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Jim Harding Columns

Jim Harding is a retired professor of justice studies at the University of Regina. He is a founding member of the Regina Group for a Non-Nuclear Society and was director of research for Prairie Justice Research at the University of Regina, where he headed up the Uranium Inquiries Project. Jim also acted as consultant to the NFB award-winning film Uranium. He is the author of Canada’s Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System.

THE WINTER OLYMPICS: IS SPORT TAKING OVER FROM RELIGION? Part 1

It’s easy to become mesmerized by the well-honed abilities shown at the Olympics.

TAR-SANDS AND FRACKING: TWIN THREATS TO SASKATCHEWAN’S WATERS Part 2

Public concerns about toxic tar-sand and volatile Bakken oil have escalated with recent railway accidents and pipeline leaks and fires.

FRACKING AND TAR SANDS: TWIN THREATS TO SASKATCHEWAN WATER Part 1

A workshop on “Saskatchewan Oil Impacts” was held in Regina January 24-25, 2014.

LITTLE AND BIG FACTS ABOUT NEIL YOUNG’S “HONOUR THE TREATIES” TOUR

Neil Young and Diana Krall’s Honour the Treaties tour will be over by the time you read this. But the political fall-out will carry on.

Mandela’s Legacy And The Legacy Of Apartheid?

Mandela went from being a royal shepherd boy in the East Cape, to a jailed and labeled opponent of the colonial apartheid regime, to being the father of a nation.

Pandora’s Promise: Marshalling Hope for Yet Another Nuclear Comeback

The Greek God Zeus sent the first woman, Pandora, to Earth where, compelled by curiosity she let evil escape from the jar gifted to her.

Fukushima: The Saskatchewan Connection

It’s over two and one-half years since the nuclear meltdowns at Fukushima, Japan and the contamination hasn’t stopped.

“I Have A Dream” 50 Years Later

August 28th marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when 250,000 people gathered to hear Martin Luther King Jr. give his historic “I have a dream” speech.

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