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Jon Parsons

Jon Parsons has 55 articles published.

Muskrat Falls and the ethical imperative of revolt

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Any self-respecting people would rise up.

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MUN community must unite against provincial government’s austerity

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Questionable strategy, fractured university community means everyone loses.

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Transgressive resistance to Muskrat Falls

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Which side are you on?

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Press Freedom and the Law 101

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No consistent rulings or approach in Canadian courts to journalism and the law.

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Claiming victory at Standing Rock and Muskrat Falls

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What does a real victory look like for those opposed to megaprojects?

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Don’t worry about Trump and proto-fascism in the U.S.

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Worry about what’s happening in N.L. and in Canada.

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The cocktail circuit and democracy in N.L.

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Independent MHA Paul Lane speaks out on the ways consensus is formed and decisions are made in N.L. politics, disrupting the illusion of representative democracy in the province.

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Are RCMP highway checkpoints infringing on the rights of Labradorians?

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No clear statement of legal justification has been offered for the checkpoints

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Subverting Muskrat Falls resistance

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Provincial government tries to turn down the heat.

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The Muskrat Falls rebellion and Labrador independence

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Boondoggle hydro project could see Labrador go its own way from Newfoundland.

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Muskrat resistance and the failure of formal politics

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Elected officials need to step up.

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As the wave breaks: NL budget 2016

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Solidarity is our only weapon against austerity.

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N.L.’s fiscal crisis was not inevitable

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Yet our politicians tell us we all must pay.

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Entropy and N.L. political imagination

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As the provincial economy circles the drain, it is apparent the Liberals have no plan.

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Cynicism and the cult of Trudeau

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I’m happy you’re happy, but…

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Daily dose of doom and gloom

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Everything is not awesome and everyone knows it.

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Fool me once: N.L. anti-politics

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Is there any point asking public figures to be responsible for what they say or do?

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Litter shaming and projection

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Placing blame — and litter — where it should be placed.

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Crisis in Labrador West: boom, bust, repeat

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Economic downturn in mining activity is devastating the communities of Labrador City and Wabush.

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MUN tuition increases will hit most vulnerable

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International and graduate students this year, undergrads will be next

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