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Articles by John Lesow

Managing High Risk Sexual Offenders—A Canadian Approach

By John LesowOn Nov 17, 2017

Long before the recent—and continuing—revelations in the entertainment and political arenas, sexual offending was regarded as one of the most prominent social pathologies. Amid the recent flurry of [...]

Court: No Radio Towers in Point Roberts

By John LesowOn Oct 08, 2015

A landmark ruling for justice and common sense in this David and Goliath battle, now in it's third year, was handed down on Wednesday, October 7. The judge's ruling [...]

Electromagnetic Radiation: Who’s Looking Out for You?

By John LesowOn Jul 14, 2015

Last month, a Superior Court judge in Montreal, Quebec, ordered three Canadian tobacco companies to pay over $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers. The judgment was the largest in Canadian [...]

Point Roberts vs. the FCC:  Modern David and Goliath

By John LesowOn Oct 22, 2014

John Lesow, a NWCitizen writer, wrote this on behalf of the Cross Border Coalition in Point Roberts and the Tsawwassen area of Delta, BC, Canada. —————— Update, Oct 22 - John Lesow [...]

We Need a Goods and Services Tax - Like Canada

By John LesowOn Dec 28, 2012

“I don't even know what street Canada's on….” —- Al Capone, 1929 Mr. Capone did not let geographical challenges impede his success in business. An ardent capitalist, he gave [...]

Crazy ‘Bout a Mercury

By John LesowOn Dec 26, 2010

As the year draws to a close, television and print media come forward with their obligatory—and often entertaining—Year End Retrospectives. They catalogue the Best of 2010. And the Worst. [...]

The Political Downzone of Responsible Land Use Planning

By John LesowOn Aug 16, 2010

Jack Petree is a knowledgeable, affable fellow and a good writer. He has been omnipresent at County Council and Planning Commission meetings over the past half dozen years when County [...]

Happy Birthday, Frank Sinatra

By John LesowOn Dec 13, 2009

On this day in 1915, Francis Albert Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. It was a difficult home birth for Sinatra’s mother, Dolly. The 13 pound Sinatra arrived stillborn. [...]

John Lesow - Contributing Writer

By John LesowOn Nov 18, 2009

John Lesow, BS, JD, is Western Territory Manager for Cascade Canada Material Handling Products. In 1970, he joined Ralph Nader’s Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG) and served as [...]

Reunions, Reprobates and Sarah Palin

By John LesowOn Jul 06, 2009

Note: This article was originally posted on September 7, 2008, shortly after John McCain announced he had chosen Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. The negative responses emanating from the [...]

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