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Jun 23, 2017
"Marea Blanca" protest against health privatization in Spain. Photo: Adolfo Lujan/flickr

The reversal of privatization and an urban coming of age

David A. McDonald
Privatization has been given ample chance to succeed and has come up short. Evidence is building that people are able to reclaim public services and usher in a new generation of public ownership.
Blog
Jun 8, 2017
John Dillon

Remembering John Dillon

Jennifer Henry
John Dillon, KAIROS Canada's long-serving researcher and policy analyst on the global economy, human rights and ecological justice passed away on June 5.
Columnists
Apr 27, 2017
Photo: Liz Lemon/flickr

What is the antidote to Trumpism?

How do we create a new politics that builds the basis of a citizen-based democracy to replace our hollowed-out institutions? To do so we first need to understand the roots of Trump's popularity.
Blog
Apr 26, 2017
Toronto robs from the poor.

Toronto 'robs from the poor': OCAP report

Cathy Crowe
Activist group the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty shows that the City is holding back $18 million dollars from homelessness programs.
Blog
Apr 21, 2017
Image: Flickr/Brookhaven National Laboratory

It's time for a green jobs plan for Ontario

Keith Brooks
Mark Rowlinson
Ontario's Climate Plan will create jobs. Now Ontario needs to make sure they're good jobs that go to those who need them most.
Podcast
Apr 20, 2017
Jessica Sikora, John Clarke, Avi Lewis, Guy Caron and Josephine Grey

Universal basic income: Yea or nay?

Needs No Introduction
Will a guaranteed basic income release people from the poverty trap or keep them in it? A spirited debate exploring the issues from both sides and all points between.
Blog
Apr 13, 2017
#CrowdsourceC51

#Crowdsource C-51: taking back transparency

Victoria Henry
Bill C-51 is finally up for reform, after months of public consultations. But how do we know our feedback is being taken seriously? Presenting CrowdsourceC51.ca

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