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To fight shock doctrine, progressives need to learn critical economics

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| June 24, 2015
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Who profits from austerity?

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On Saturday, London rocked to the sounds of 250,000 marchers protesting austerity in the U.K. Organized by The People's Assembly Against Austerity, the day's events (marches were also held in Liverpool and Glasgow) announce the beginning of a campaign against the cutbacks to services by the Conservative government headed by David Cameron.

Recently returned to power with an unexpected majority, the Conservatives wants to resume the tight spending policies -- temporarily suspended in the run-up to the election -- that have worsened unemployment all over Europe.

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| June 11, 2015
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| May 18, 2015

Neoliberalism's attack on Canada's nurses

Nursing as a whole needs to wake up from its obsession with professionalization to equip young nurses with skills like political literacy for the real world.

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April 3, 2015
| Meghan Murphy speaks with Dr. Joanne Wright about the politics of consent, particularly with regard to sexual assault.
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