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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!
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Canada's political police? | Apr 23 2014 | J Baglow | The RCMP has a bit of a history of being partial to Stephen Harper's government. Is its refusal to charge Harper's Chief of Staff Nigel Wright an indication of more of the same?
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On natural gas and other, rampant resource extraction in B.C.: Interview with Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition | Apr 23 2014 | Roger Annis | Dana Hibbard explains how conservationists in northwest B.C. are fighting to preserve the Sacred Headwaters region from destructive mining and gas fracking plans.
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Temporary foreign worker policy lets low-wage firms have their cake and eat it too | Apr 23 2014 | David Green | The current policy allows firms to operate low wage and benefit workplaces without worrying about turnover costs, which provides a clear incentive to adopt a bad jobs model.
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Your OpenMedia team is now on Tumblr! | Apr 23 2014 | Eva Prkachin | OpenMedia has launched a StopTheSecrecy Tumblr to share exclusive photos of our bat signal in Washington. You can see it for yourself at openmediaorg.tumblr.com.
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Open letter in support of adopting the Nordic model in Canada garners over 800 signatures | Apr 23 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Over 800 feminists and allies are calling on Canadian politicians to look towards the Nordic model, with regard to prostitution law.
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Our 2013 annual report is out | Apr 23 2014 | rabble staff | Every year rabble.ca goes big with its annual report.
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Why the New York Times 'richest middle class' title may not be all good news | Apr 23 2014 | Kayle Hatt | This week the New York Times published a study on U.S. income inequality and the middle class which reported that America's middle class is no longer the 'world's richest' -- Canada's middle class is.
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Grain, trains and autocrats: Farmers pay the price of dismantling the Wheat Board | Apr 23 2014 | Dean Harder | There is a direct correlation between the loss of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board and the current rail transportation boondoggle which will cost Prairie farmers over $5 billion in sales.
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Waiting to ambush PC leadership candidate Ken Hughes: Ghosts of health-care disasters past and present | Apr 22 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Whether the government wants it or not, health care and the catastrophic role of Alberta Health Services is going to be an issue in the next election -- bad news for leadership candidate Ken Hughes.
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Evan Greer and Anne Feeney bring radical tunes to B.C. | Apr 22 2014 | Tania Ehret | Evan Greer and Anne Feeney travel through Cascadia to sing energetic songs of protest. Come out to the Heartwood Community Cafe this Saturday afternoon, April 26, for their matinee show!
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Only with political will can we avoid the worst of climate change | Apr 22 2014 | David Suzuki | The latest chapter of the IPCC Fifth Assessment says there's still time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. The good news is that there are many benefits to taking action.
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Capitalism, veganism and the animal industrial complex | Apr 21 2014 | Lauren Corman | The animal industrial complex offers a tradeoff between more affordable and widely available meat and dairy products and the welfare of animals whose existences necessarily become more invisible.
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Irving behind the push for the Energy East pipeline | Apr 21 2014 | Brent Patterson | The 4,400-kilometre pipeline would transport 1.1 million barrels per day from northern Alberta to New Brunswick and markets beyond.
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Revolution 101: Steve D'Arcy on militant protest | Apr 21 2014 | Meg Borthwick | Author and activist Steve D'Arcy explains how social movements can use militant protest to strengthen democracy.
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Women's work and the systemic reasons behind the gender pay gap | Apr 21 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Aside from outright discrimination, occupational segregation and unpaid care demands contribute significantly to women's lower wages.
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Trudeau's rise jeopardizes Harper's tenure | Apr 21 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | Trudeau's popularity has lasted long beyond the honeymoon phase, because he has has established himself as a serious politician and a genuinely likeably person -- unlike Stephen Harper.