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Jan 25, 2016
Canada in Africa

Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation

Redeye
The Canadian government says its aid helps Africa to increase food security and stimulate economic growth. In his new book, Yves Engler argues that this is largely public relations spin.
Blog
Jun 9, 2015
Photo: IMF headquarters. Credit: @mjb/flickr

The slow transformation of the IMF

Louis-Philippe Rochon
The increasingly progressive nature of the International Monetary Fund's analysis represents a definite step forward in the worldwide trend toward rethinking economics.
News
May 18, 2015
Photo: Flickr/Daniella Hartmann

Syriza is facing down resistance

Tom Voloumanos
A clash between the Greek government and the European establishment is drawing nearer. How will Syriza resist?
Columnists
Aug 19, 2014

Bank with BRICS

The Bretton-Woods agreement was the basis for a U.S. dollar exchange market system and the World Bank. 2014 is the 70th anniversary of that agreement. Time for Canada to consider other options?
Blog
Jun 18, 2012
Photo: Daniela Hartmann/Flickr

Canada, the IMF and the G20

Andrew Jackson
The Harper government decided to attack Thomas Mulcair on the issue of Canadian support for additional IMF resources to deal with the euro-area crisis.
Blog
May 15, 2012
MEPs discuss how to kick-start Greek economy with Troika members. Photo: Pietro Naj-Oleari/ European Parliament/Flickr

Understanding the crisis in Greece

Brian Topp
Canadians owe the people of Greece our solidarity in the face of this overwhelming crisis. We also owe ourselves a detailed understanding of all of this.
Podcast
Dec 20, 2011
Redeye

Understanding land investment deals in Africa

Redeye
Africa is one of the key targets of a rush by investors to acquire more land. The land is easy to take control of because of the traditional system of ownership that exists in many African countries.
Podcast
Nov 10, 2011
Michael Parenti

Michael Parenti: The Face of Imperialism

Progressive Voices
On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, we speak with world-renowned author, political scientist and activist Dr. Michael Parenti.
Blog
Nov 2, 2011

Recovery demands increase in labour's share

Andrew Jackson
The just-released 2011 ILO World of Work Report underlines the gravity of the current global employment situation and warns of the need to put job creation first.
Blog
Oct 14, 2011

The prime minister and the G20

Andrew Jackson
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's op ed in the Globe and Mail yesterday on his hopes for the Cannes summit is disappointing, even if the content comes as no surprise.
Blog
Oct 4, 2011

The fundamentals are pretty shaky

Andrew Jackson
The official line we hear every day is that the Canadian fundamentals are great, while other countries are in deep trouble because they are spending beyond their means and borrowing too much.

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