John Horgan

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Name: John Horgan
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Khaled Sharrouf: a monster of our own creation

"Who is Khaled Sharrouf and how did he end up as the ?" It's hard not to scream and head butt a wall when media outlets ask this question about a 33-year-old, schizophrenic, disabled pensioner whose greatest criminal effort prior to fleeing to Syria was ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

John Horgan: Is that Bert and Ernie banging on my front door?

KQED finally won. I made a donation to the PBS TV station. Its many mendicants simply wore me down with their nonstop barrage of requests for cash.My resistance collapsed under the sheer weight of the onslaught of solicitations, whether by mail or via ... [Published Palo Alto Daily News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Taking the fight to the Islamic State! Following U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish fighters seize Mosul dam

The Islamic State threatens to 'drown' American 'in blood'Following several days of U.S. airstrikes and battles with Iraqi andKurdish forces, the Islamic State has taken to the web to threaten theU.S. and any other potential threat.Fighters from the Islamic ... [Published Catholic Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Magnetic pull of IS terror group

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State, has taken over large tracts of Iraq and Syria and managed to recruit members from throughout the world to its jihadist cause.Most chilling locally has been the participation ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Extremism that Thwarts Peace and Promotes War

In 2012, science writer John Horgan published a book called The End of War . Its premise is that we have it in ourselves to tame our violent impulses, at least enough to stop waging large-scale, collective war. At first blush, this notion seems as quixotic ... [Published Discover Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Globe says probe launched into Imperial's Polley spill

The Globe and Mail reports in its Friday, Aug. 15, edition that the British Columbia government's release ofinformation about Imperial Metals' MountPolley mine is under fire. The Globe's Sunny Dhillon writes thatB.C.'s privacy commissionerElizabeth Denham ... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Privacy watchdog to launch Mount Polley mine probe

The B.C. government’s release of information about the Mount Polley mine is under fire, with the province’s privacy commissioner investigating what was disclosed before a massive spill, and the opposition calling for more transparency in the wake of the ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

RATTAN’S RUMBLE: The politics of press releases: How NOT to write them! »

AS it is, media are always cynical about politicians who will say anything just to please voters.Nowadays we expect statements from politicians of all stripes to say how great South Asians, who are a force to be reckoned with in Ontario and B.C., are ... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing the opposition

John Horgan, leader of the BC NDP, visited Agassiz last Wednesday to meet with merchants and get to know the Agassiz area. He was joined by Gwen O'Mahony and Glen Thompson.— image credit: Jessica Peters/ ObserverIt's been a busy three months for John ... [Published Agassiz Harrison Observer - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

John Horgan: Midday congestion is catalyst for Holly Street changes

Be careful what you wish for. San Carlos officials and residents find themselves in that position today. Their downtown business district is so popular at lunchtime Monday through Friday that parking is typically at a premium.Blame the downtown area's ... [Published ChicoER.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Back to classroom for press watchdog

THE Press Ombudsman John Horgan will return to teaching after he retires from the Press Office in September. Mr Horgan will follow in the footsteps of Mary McAleese in becoming a visiting professor at Boston College.The first ever Press Ombudsman, who ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Bord na Móna posts record profits

Newbridge-based Bord na Móna has reported record operating profits for the year ending March 2014 of €50.3m (£39.9m) – a 114 per cent increase on the previous year.Turnover of €426.8m (£338m) was a marginal increase on 2013, while earnings before interest, ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 22 2014]

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"they’re offering an opportunity for people to feel powerful. they’re making disillusioned, disaffected radicals feel like they’re doing something truly meaningful with their lives" said Horgan
...in ways nobody could have anticipated," said John Horgan, director of the University of Massachusetts Center for Terrorism and Security Services. "the islamic state is proving that fantasy and reality don't have to be so differing. recruits are reportedly having very positive experiences."

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It was bizarre to see Rebels fold so tamely at HQ [Published Evening Echo - 9 hours ago]
Khaled Sharrouf: a monster of our own creation [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 16 hours ago]
John Horgan: Is that Bert and Ernie banging on ... [Published Palo Alto Daily News - 18 hours ago]
Taking the fight to the Islamic State! Followin... [Published Catholic Online - Aug 19 2014]
Magnetic pull of IS terror group [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 19 2014]
The Extremism that Thwarts Peace and Promotes War [Published Discover Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
Globe says probe launched into Imperial's Polle... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 15 2014]
Privacy watchdog to launch Mount Polley mine probe [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 15 2014]
RATTAN’S RUMBLE: The politics of press releases... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Aug 15 2014]
Van Sun says Clark missing from Imperial Metals... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 11 2014]
Independent investigation needed into mine disa... [Published Indo-Canadian Voice - Aug 11 2014]
Disaster at the Mount Polley Mine (BC): Update [Published Firedoglake - Aug 08 2014]
Did Governmental Mismanagement Cause a Dam to B... [Published JD Supra - Aug 08 2014]
Mount Polley blame game – Clark headed to Likely [Published Prince George Free Press - Aug 07 2014]
Introducing the opposition [Published Agassiz Harrison Observer - Aug 06 2014]
NDP Leader questions BC Government on mining, f... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 06 2014]
Eyewitnesses, Twitterverse and BC mines ministe... [Published Mining.com - Aug 05 2014]
Reporter to first media moderator [Published Hold The Front Page - Aug 04 2014]
MLA plans on getting down to business [Published Powell River Peak - Jul 30 2014]
BCNDP leader not buying what the Energy ministe... [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Jul 30 2014]
John Horgan: Midday congestion is catalyst for ... [Published ChicoER.com - Jul 30 2014]
new Christy Clark goes public with support for ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 28 2014]
Back to classroom for press watchdog [Published Irish Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Feeney to replace Horgan as press ombudsman [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 26 2014]
Carole James appointed NDP finance critic [Published Victoria News - Jul 25 2014]
Bord na Móna MD quits after 7 years [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 25 2014]
Burnaby MLAs get new shadow cabinet posts [Published Burnaby News Leader - Jul 24 2014]
New NDP shadow cabinet sees Kwan ousted from ho... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 24 2014]
Shadow Cabinet shuffle announced [Published C-FAX 1070 - Jul 23 2014]
Bord na Móna posts record profits [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 22 2014]
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Disaster at the Mount Polley Mine (BC): Update [Published Firedoglake - Aug 08 2014]
Up to 2 million sockeye salmon are just now coming to the spawning beds of the Quesnel Lake region of the Fraser River system now trashed by the Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach As reported previously , the tailings pond dam at the Imperial ...
SciAM interview with parapsychologist Rupert Sh... [Published Boing Boing - Jul 17 2014]
Over at Scientific American , a fascinating, civil, and open-minded conversation between psi-doubter John Horgan and psi-researcher Rupert Sheldrake about morphic fields, psychic dogs, and other high weirdness. ...
Could Consuming More Energy Help Humans Save Na... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 10 2014]
Could Consuming More Energy Help Humans Save Nature?By John Horgan http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/2014/07/07/could-consuming-more-energy-help-humans-save-nature/ ...
Temporary foreign workers should be given citiz... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 22 2014]
The federal government’s planned overhaul of the temporary foreign worker program has done little to calm debate in British Columbia, where revelations about foreign workers in a range of industries — from fast food to mining — helped push Ottawa toward ...
URS to Participate in the Baird Utilities & Inf... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jun 05 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--URS Corporation (NYSE:URS) today announced that John Horgan, Managing Director, and Sam Ramraj, Vice President, Investor Relations, will participate in the Baird Utilities & Infrastructure Symposium in Zurich, ...
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