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2009 Sep 29: Meet and gab

Gabby's restaurant on the DanforthDanforth Greens Pub Night
Tue, 2009 Sep 29, 7–10pm
Gabby’s
in the “Library Room”
729 Danforth, east of Pape

The last Tuesday of every month we sit and gab about the issues.

2009 Aug 25: Beer summit

Join us at the next Danforth Greens Pub Night.
Adriana will attend.  Obama sends his regrets.

2009 August 25 (last Tuesday of every month)
7 pm – 9 pm at Gabby’s in the “Library Room”
729 Danforth, just east of Pape

Gates, Crowley and Obama clinking glasses

2009 Jul 28: Meet Adriana over a glass of beer

A foamy glass of beerDanforth Greens Pub Night
last Tuesday of every month
7 – 9 pm at Gabby’s

in the “Library Room”
729 Danforth, just east of Pape

Come raise a glass of cheer, meet, chat, get informed and have some fun!

Towards genuine democracy

maylosingconfElizabeth May is publishing a book to explain proportional representation to Canada, timed in the hope that it might help British Columbia this spring become the first large province to replace our traditional style of election with genuine democracy. Leading Canadian publisher McClelland & Stewart announced the April, 2009 release of Elizabeth May’s challenging new book, Losing Confidence: Power, Politics and the Crisis in Canadian Democracy.     Read more »

Science vs policy

Everyone makes assumptions or accepts assumptions others have made.

A scientist never believes that she is right. She does her best to prove herself wrong, and then, in the absence of such proof, behaves as if she might in fact be right.

A politician never believes that she is wrong. She does her best to associate with people who agree with her, and in the absence of any agreement, behaves as if she might be in fact be a wee bit wrong.     Read more »