Murray Dobbin

Murray Dobbin has been a journalist, broadcaster, author and social activist
for 40 years. A past board member with the Canadian Centre for Policy
Alternatives, he has written five studies for the centre including
examinations of charter schools, and "Ten Tax Myths." Murray has been a
columnist for the Financial Post and Winnipeg Free Press and contributes
guest editorials to other Canadian dailies. He writes a regular "State of
the Nation" column for the online journal The Tyee which is published
simultaneously on rabble.ca. Murray has written five books, including
critical profiles of Preston Manning, Kim Campbell and Paul Martin. His "The
Myth of the Good Corporate Citizen" has been described as a citizens' guide
to globalization. He has also prepared radio documentaries for the CBC
Radio's Ideas series on subjects including taxes, human rights and the
right-wing transformation of New Zealand. A long-time social activist Murray
has been involved in many movements from the anti-nuclear movement, to the
fight against so-called free trade and public-private partnerships. He is a
Senior Advisor to the Rideau Institute on International Affairs and is on
the board of Canadians for Tax fairness.

Columnists
Mar 9, 2014

What's really at stake in Ukraine

Murray Dobbin examines the high stakes behind the casual acceptance by the West of an illegal, coup-installed regime in Kiev populated by neo-Nazis and anti-Semites.
Columnists
Feb 24, 2014

We need a federal politics of Big Ideas

We live in a fabulously wealthy country. Everything we dream of is possible, including prosperity and equality. But it requires a political party with the courage to put forward Big Ideas.
Columnists
Feb 10, 2014

Has Big Oil hijacked democracy?

Harper's general list of assaults, as bad as they are, is different from our prime minister's frightening decision to enlist the country's security apparatus in the direct service of the oil industry.
News
Dec 4, 2013
Photo: Márcio Cabral de Moura/flickr

A Duffy audit timeline: Who did what when?

Murray Dobbin
The RCMP investigation of Senator Mike Duffy generated a lot of documents. Murray Dobbin sifted through them and put together this timeline to show how we got to this point in the story.

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