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Should an Ontario university degree be a debt sentence? | Apr 24 2014 | Kaylie Tiessen | High unemployment and high tuition fees combined are saddling graduates with growing levels of student debt that make it difficult to take life's next steps.
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Follow the Money, Part 5 -- The Tobacco Papers revisited | Apr 24 2014 | Donald Gutstein | It took a court case to prove it, but Fraser Institute research results that questioned whether smoking can cause cancer were funded by Big Tobacco. Who funds today's research?
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'Guest' workers are part of a heartless (and not-too-smart) immigration policy | Apr 24 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government has made Deepan Budlakoti, born in Canada to parents who are now Canadian citizens, a stateless person. That is typical of a policy that pushes 'guest workers' over immigrants.
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Thanks to memo, Albertans know it wasn't just Alison Redford with entitlement issues | Apr 24 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Conservatives' entitlement problems run deeper than one politician -- and even one level of government!
environment
Apr 24 2014
'The Sixth Extinction' makes abundantly clear that carbon dioxide emissions are serious and we urgently need to cut our reliance on fossil fuel energy.
social policy
Apr 17 2014
This excerpt from 'Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power' suggests the decline in the public sphere is not because capitalism is in crisis, but because capitalism is the crisis.
Gender politics
Apr 10 2014
A collection of autobiographical vignettes, sketches and essays capture the moments of Ivan E. Coyote's and Rae Spoon's navigation through ill-fitting gender rules, roles and assumptions.

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Do you think Canada should intervene in Eastern Europe?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Thursday that Canada has agreed to send six CF-18s to assist NATO in operations in Eastern Europe. Of the decision Harper said, "This is in response to the situation that's developing there, and frankly, more generally to the concern that we have on what really is expansionism and militarism on the part of Russia under the presidency of Mr. Putin."

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