From the NYT: Barely a month before Tata, one of India’s most powerful conglomerates, was due to roll out the world’s cheapest car from a new factory on these former potato and rice fields, a peasant uprising has forced the company to suspend work on the plant and consider pulling out altogether. The standoff is [...]
The Globe and Mail's Geoffrey York on working in the paranoid, authoritarian country that is China, with its omnipresent security apparatus. From the Globe's Middle Kingdom blog (posted Sept. 16): People often ask me if my telephone in Beijing is bugged by the security agencies. They have a mental image of the old Cold War [...]
Here's the CTV.ca story about Amanda Lindhout and the others, which has some video attached. The video apparently had the kidnap victims, presumably still in Somalia, making some demands of politicians. However, Lindhout's audio had been muted in the video. Here's some quotes and notes from Leonard Vincent of Reporters without Borders, taken from an interview with CTV Newsnet : “We don't [...]
Here's a riding profile I did of Trinity-Spadina — by sheer coincidence, the riding in which I live.