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Syriza is facing down resistance

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The Syriza government faces great adversity of a European and Greek economic, political and technocratic machinery that is firmly in the hands of a powerful establishment.

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| May 18, 2015

Islanders want change: P.E.I. election 'a huge protest vote'

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The P.E.I. election is "a huge protest vote" with the NDP and the Greens taking 22 per cent of the popular vote, notes Charlottetown-based social justice activist Marian White.

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May 1, 2015 |
Austerity is toxic and damages people. It has a crushing impact on the most vulnerable people in society and limits opportunities for all of us.

This week in labour: Budget fails and municipal woes

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The Federal and Ontario budgets announced this week were packed with austerity. The false promises of balanced budgets were used to justify service cuts and privatization across the board. Add that to the similarly lean budget released by the Nova Scotia Liberals last week and we’ve got a whole lot of mess coming our way.

What’s that saying? April austerity brings what in May? Here's what happened this week in labour:

 

 

 

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| April 24, 2015
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Quebec students on strike against austerity

April 22, 2015
| Scenes of Montreal streets filled with striking students are reminiscent of the 2012 campaign against tuition hikes. This time, students are protesting a harsh province-wide austerity program.
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Film Industry Rally at Province House, Nova Scotia.
| April 20, 2015
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| April 15, 2015

Balanced budget legislation represents the worst policy for Canada

Photo: flickr/Kat R
Joe Oliver's latest musings about introducing balanced budget legislation represent the worst policy for Canada, and will doom us to European-style crises and rob future generations of prosperity.

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