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Sep 17, 2018

CETA anniversary sees crude oil exports increase

Brent Patterson
The one-year anniversary of CETA is a political moment to reflect and recommit to fighting a "free trade" agenda that worsens the climate crisis and subsumes the imperative of climate justice.
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Sep 12, 2018
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One of the worst words in the dictionary

David Suzuki
Durability was a prized attribute of clothing and other products. What's happened? Would a child today happily wear a hand-me-down? How many parents even think of passing clothing on that way?
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Sep 10, 2018

Planned minimum wage hike at risk in Ontario

Krystalline Kraus
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce is calling on Doug Ford to repeal the hiked minimum wage that was implemented by the former Liberal government, right after Ford cancelled the basic income pilot.
Book Review
Sep 5, 2018
Annie Lowrey, economic policy reporter and author of 'Give People Money'

'Give People Money': a persuasive case for a basic income

Rohan Ghatage
In her new book, Annie Lowrey crafts a convincing, left-leaning account for why UBI needs to be seriously considered as a means of lifting the world's most destitute well above the poverty line.
Blog
Aug 15, 2018

Trudeau's slavish support for Saudi monarchy

Yves Engler
The Trudeau government has largely maintained the Conservative government's pro-Saudi policies and support for Riyadh's belligerence in the region.
Blog
Aug 13, 2018

The moral economy and the struggle for a good life

Nima Maleki
Much of the world's population struggles for basic necessities. Adequately paid jobs, housing, food, clean drinking water, and health-care are not reaching many who need it. But, why is that?

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