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What the Bleep Is Going on Here?

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ISBN-10: 1550174584

ISBN-13: 9781550174588

Edition: 2008 (Unabridged)

Authors: Rafe Mair

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Lawyer, politician, radio broadcaster-and crusader! That's Rafe Mair. Even at 75 he is still fighting to save the planet, this country, this province, the Pacific salmon, public health care and the electoral system. He castigates lawyers for cashing in on the compensation to aboriginals abused in the residential schools, slaps the wrists of stockbrokers who are creaming their profits eve: as their clients go broke and he weighs in on football team owners who expect taxpayers to pay for their playpens. He has the fervent, to propose knocking down a few more trees in Stanley Park so that people can actually walk between them, and establishing new rules that prevent fights in hockey games.…    
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date: 4/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Rafe Mair has been a dominant voice in the arena of Canadian broadcasting and print journalism for a quarter of a century, having won the 1994 Michener Media Award for public benefit, the Hutchison Award for Lifetime Achievement in BC Journalism, in addition to the Broadcast Hall of Fame. His previous books include The Last Cast; Canada: Is Anyone Listening?; Rants, Raves and Recollections and Still Ranting. Rafe currently writes a column for The Tyee and Opinion 250: The Voice of the North. On November 7, 2005, Rafe was inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He lives in Lions Bay, BC, with his wife Wendy and his chocolate lab Chauncey.

Global Alarms
A General View of the Environment
Is Global Warming for Real?
Why Are British Columbians Killing Magellanic Penguins?
This Warring World
As Ithers See Us
My Take on Israel Has Changed
Canada's Middle East Policy
Two Jews Look at Israel
Whither the Left?
To See Ourselves as Putin Sees Us
Human Rights, Bush-Style
The Worst of Them All
Canadian Concerns
Mr. Moneybags Is Here-Again
The Power of the MP
Budget Secrecy and All That Nonsense
Who Will Watch the Watchman?
Quebec, Who Needs It?
On Healthcare
Freedoms, Rights and Privileges
Media Censorship
The Freedom to Insult
The Freedom to Willfully Promote Hatred
Youth Gangs
Too Young
On Veiled Ladies
They Protesteth Too Much
On Jesus and Mohammed
Closer to Home
Harriet Nahanee Did Not Die in Vain
The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers
Politics in Paradise
Amazing Coincidences
Politics, 21st-Century Style
More Power to the People Through Their MLAs
Lady or Leader?
Some People I Have Met
Some People I Have Met
In Memoriam
A Death Like Few Others
The Horrible '60s
On Remembering Denny Boyd
The Death of a Great One
The Sporting Life
I Hate the Maple Leafs More Than I Hate the Yankees
I Went to the Fights and a Hockey Game Broke Out
The Manly Art of Self-Defence
Thoughts the Day the Roof Blew Off
Another Tigerish Thought
Small Heresies
What the Bleep Is Going On Here?
What's in a Name?
The Trials and Tribulations in the Life of a BC Writer
Care to Take a Flutter?
A Flutter Too Far
Boxing Week
Do Not Open Until Xmas
Hurray for Modern Electronics!
The City by the Sea
Where Will It All End?
The Vancouver Club After Forty Years
Buying Things
Heretic Thoughts on the Typhoon and Stanley Park
Lucky Me!
The Role of Luck
Changes Along the Way
On Cruising
The Play's the Thing
Not for the Faint of Heart #2
The Other Side
Don Quixote at Peace