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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.

Just How Does Work and Income Shape Our Happiness?

A billion humans earn so little they go to bed hungry, while the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that there are 600 million who work “excessively long hours” trying to make ends m

Why Is Climate Change Too “Earth-Shaking” To Remain a Political Football?

I recently presented to hearings on Saskatchewan’s energy options.

How Can The Ecumenical Movement Help Move Us Towards Sustainability?

The ecumenical movement brings Christians of all creeds together, and the ecumenical group KAIROS brings this unity into activism for human dignity and sustainability.

Why Did Manitoba Ban Nuclear Wastes...Over Two Decades Ago?

The quest for a nuclear dump began in 1977 when the town of Madoc, Ontario was targeted for geological research by the Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL).

What's The Alternative To Saskatchewan Becoming A Nuclear Dump

The nuclear industry supports deep geological “disposal” so that the wastes it creates will be “out of sight, out of mind”, and it can pursue its expansion plans without the waste issue dragging pu

Will Wall's Government Respect Its Consultation Process?

On September 15th Dan Perrins delivered his public consultations‚ report to Wall’s government.

Why Is UDP Recommending We Become a Nuclear Waste Dump?

By the time you read this the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) will have held its by-invitation-only, Saskatoon meeting, to help find a "host community" to take nuclear wastes from acro

Can We Learn From Nuclear Experiments Elsewhere?

The provincial government is promoting an expansion of the nuclear industry as an economic ("valueadded") strategy.

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