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Podcast
Aug 21, 2015

Workers organizing in the Asia Pacific region

Asia Pacific Currents
This episode features stories on the Tianjin warehouse disaster in China, Sri Lankan labour solidarity in Australia, and upcoming democracy demonstrations in Malaysia.
Podcast
Jul 27, 2013

New anti-refugee government policies in Australia

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news, plus interview with activist and former refugee Mohammad Ali Baqiri, about the Labor Party's new policy of processing and re-settling boat arrivals in Papua New Guinea.
Blog
Jul 16, 2011

TILMA by stealth

Erin Weir
A month ago, Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments volunteered to be directly sued by investors under the Agreement on Internal Trade.
Columnists
Jan 31, 2011

Lessons from Australia on climate change

I'm back from Australia, where my wife and I spent a month visiting family. By the time we left, the catastrophic floods of Queensland were occurring to a degree unprecedented in recorded history.
Blog
Nov 3, 2010

Potash and the Canadian corporate elite

Murray Dobbin
The Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan drama is about to come to a head today with the Harper government's decision on whether to approve the takeover bid by Australia's mega corporation BHP Billiton.
Blog
Aug 22, 2010

Brits do it, Aussies do it … Let's do it!

David J. Climenhaga
Australia's election result Saturday is one more nail in the coffin of the peculiar Canadian notion Parliamentary coalitions are "undemocratic."
Blog
Mar 28, 2009

Australia: Canada’s Antipodean Twin

James Laxer
The conundrum of Canadians and Australians is that of prosperous peoples with plenty of capital of their own in a world that is entering a new age.

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