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Podcast
May 25, 2013

Asbestos and unions in Laos

Asia Pacific Currents
Interview with Vilada Phomduangsy, about asbestos and other union issues in Laos.
Blog
Sep 16, 2012

rabble.ca weekly blog roundup!

Theresa Ketterling
Fees, asbestos, and remembering. And is it actually profitable to cut corporate tax rates? The Progressive Economics Forum explores.
Blog
Jul 9, 2012
Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Quebec. Photo: Axel Drainville/Flickr

Proof that asbestos is good for us

Gerry Caplan
I am now proposing The Godfrey Test for asbestos. It will apply to all those Canadians who have promoted the continuing mining and exporting of asbestos from Quebec to poorer countries.
Blog
Mar 12, 2012

Keeping Canada's asbestos mines closed

Gerry Caplan
Despite Stephen Harper and Jean Charest, it appears increasingly likely Canada will export no more Quebec-mined asbestos to countries like India and Indonesia.
Blog
Sep 16, 2011

By-elections, asbestos, royalty and 'islamicism'

Gerry Caplan
Just as the technique of politicians is to fake sincerity, so the skill of the pundit is to fake intelligence. But what happens when pundits can't even pretend to have a clue about what's going on?
Blog
May 20, 2011

Stephen Harper, Jon Stewart and exporting death

Gerry Caplan
With majority government has come speculation that Stephen Harper might be interested in a foreign policy that was actually about policy. One issue has emerged that will offer immediate illumination.
Blog
May 17, 2011

The ongoing evil of asbestos exports

Murray Dobbin
To help cover their tracks in the international trade of asbestos, the federal government has deliberately suppressed efforts to get at the facts of asbestos contamination in Canada.
Blog
Jan 31, 2011

The Bloc and PQ -- a shabby record

Gerry Caplan
On a series of issues emblematic of the worrisome direction Canada and Quebec are taking, the Bloc and PQ have stooped to embracing retrograde positions based on flagrant opportunism.

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