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EI needs to increase access, not lower premiums | Jul 25 2014 | Angella MacEwen | The crisis in EI is forever falling on deaf ears. Even though only 37.5 per cent of unemployed workers are receiving EI, politicians feel that the problem with EI is not access, but high premiums.
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Can Kyiv sustain its war in eastern Ukraine? The view from Canada | Jul 25 2014 | Roger Annis | Backers in Canada of Ukraine's war in its eastern regions say the government is spending "all of our money" on the war and the money is running out.
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Has the CRTC really changed? Will they listen to Canadians or telecom conglomerates? | Jul 25 2014 | David Christopher, Josh Tabish | There have been some positive changes at the CRTC, thanks to hundreds of thousands speaking out
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You could drive one of those tar sands heavy haulers through the gaping holes in the latest Fraser Institute 'study' | Jul 25 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | We need to remember all the Fraser Institute produces is market-fundamentalist propaganda, and we are dangerously deluded when we decide to treat it as if it were serious economic research.
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Jul 24 2014
What kind of values really drove a generation of young people to sign up in huge numbers for one of the bloodiest episodes in human history? Stephen Dale examines this question in 'Noble Illusions.'
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Jul 17 2014
Glenn Greenwald gives us the story of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in his new book 'No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State.'
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Jul 10 2014
Does rampant consumerism make us view those who harvest our food, sew our clothes and assemble our electronics as invisible? 'Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy' argues yes.

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What do you think of Grassy Narrows' Supreme Court ruling?

Kathleen Wynne wants to clear-cut an area more than half the size of Toronto in Grassy Narrows, an area already devastated by the tragedy of mercury poisoning. Grassy says No. The Supreme Court ruled that the province of Ontario has jurisdiction over the land, however.

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