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The Fraser facts, minus the spin: Alberta has a revenue problem, not a spending problem | Jul 28 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the statistics, there are enough holes in the Fraser Institute's sloppy interpretation to store captured carbon!
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Income inequality deniers launch a new offensive against Piketty's theories | Jul 28 2014 | Pierre Beaulne | It seems rather clear that the main theories in French economist Thomas Piketty's bestseller "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" are irritating a number of people.
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Ukrainian aspirations: Material, moral, and spiritual dignity | Jul 28 2014 | Christopher Majka | Why have some leftist Canadians veered so far right? The double standards and asymmetry of concern for the desire of Ukrainians to live a life of material, moral and spiritual dignity are astonishing.
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Hunger strike for Grassy Narrows after report hidden by Ontario government comes to light | Jul 28 2014 | Michael Butler | Grassy Narrows (Asubpeechoseewagong) First Nation and the Chiefs of Ontario held a press conference regarding a hidden report by the ON gov't about the effects of mercury poisoning on the community.
politics
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.'
Technology
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.'
labour
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.

So, what do you think of Grassy Narrows' Supreme Court ruling?

 

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