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Canada's new recession and the push for alternatives | Aug 4 2015 | Michal Rozworski | The Bank of Canada cut its benchmark interest rate to nearly record lows, now just 0.5 per cent. The move reflects a poverty of economic policy from the ruling Conservatives.
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Defending the human right to water and sanitation at the United Nations | Aug 4 2015 | Aine O'Connor, Meera Karunananthan | Five years ago, the United Nations formally recognized the human right to water and sanitation by passing resolution 64/292.
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Harper economics: Planets revolve around the earth and austerity creates growth | Aug 4 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | Imagine 16th-century geocentrists being shown proof that the earth actually revolved around the sun, and dismissing the new science as fuddleduddlery. This is the world in which austerians live.
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Fraser Institute report misses the mark on retirement security | Aug 4 2015 | Hugh Mackenzie | The best measure of the political saliency of expanding public pensions might be the progression of conservative think-tank studies purporting to show that there is no need for an expanded CPP.
Jul 30 2015
Do we need to rethink the practices of modern-day psychiatry? Dr. Bonnie Burstow says yes. Find out why.
Jul 23 2015
Why do people migrate and what is it like when they do? This question frames 'Meet Me In Venice' by Suzanne Ma as we follow the journey of a young girl from Qingtian, China.
Jul 16 2015
At 86, Joseph (Augie) Merasty decided his story needed to be told: a firsthand account of the impact residential schools had on Indigenous children and how this experience shaped his life.

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