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| August 7, 2015
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Finance trumps democracy in Greece

July 30, 2015
| Greek voters rejected austerity in a referendum only to see their government approve the very economic measures they had just voted against. Louis Philippe Rochon says Greece needs to leave the EU.
Length: 13:45 minutes (12.6 MB)
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Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

July 15, 2015
| While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
Length: 16:00 minutes (14.66 MB)
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Why Greeks voted no to austerity package

July 13, 2015
| Last weekend, Greek voters turned down the terms of a financial bailout. Costas Panayotakis explains what led 60% of voters to reject the deal and what will happen next in Greece.
Length: 17:24 minutes (15.93 MB)
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We are all (or should be) Greeks now

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| July 9, 2015
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Free trade agreements enshrine corporate rights

June 18, 2015
| When governments try to protect the environment or promote the local economy, free trade agreements allow companies to sue for billions of dollars for lost profits. Murray Dobbin explains how.
Length: 16:10 minutes (14.81 MB)

How governing the Bank of Canada could be changed forever

Earlier this month, it was announced that the federal government is continuing to appeal a decision which could change the way the Bank of Canada is governed.

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Money matters: COMER v. Canada

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The great challenge of our time is wresting control of our lives from Big Money, beginning with the control of our national finance.

Our forefathers did just that 80 years ago during the Great Depression when they established the central bank, The Bank of Canada. The Bank was to be owned by the people of Canada, responsible to Parliament, and generally to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canada.

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| June 4, 2015
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