Murray Dobbin

Oct 6, 2014
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper

CETA: All power to the oil companies

Murray Dobbin
Just as governments need to get deadly serious about reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, with CETA they are tying their own hands through new restrictions on their right to regulate.
Sep 22, 2014

Work in the age of anxiety

Why is there no militancy today among working Canadians, why no sustained and focused solidarity or courage in facing powerful adversaries? The answer is rooted in an anxiety that defines our society.
Jul 2, 2014
Photo taken at the 5th and final Tar Sands Healing Walk, June 2014.

Taking on the fossil fuel empire

Murray Dobbin
As the world struggles with how to deal with the slow motion apocalypse of global climate change it becomes more and more apparent that we are trapped in "the kind of thinking" that got us here.
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.
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.
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.


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