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Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation

January 25, 2016
| 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.
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Keynes or Friedman? TPP presents an economic choice for the Liberals

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Trade deals and the neoliberal underpinnings of xenophobia

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Many of us have been dismayed -- nay, depressed -- by the jump in xenophobic sentiments globally since the Paris attacks. This has countered or eclipsed the compassion following photos of 3-year-old Alan Kurdi's corpse two months ago. Then, the widest Canadian Google search phrase under refugees was, "how to sponsor." That clearly wouldn't be so now. The animosity may not be new, but it's uglier.

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Harperism: How Stephen Harper and His Think Tank Colleagues Have Transformed Canada

September 30, 2015
| Professor Donald Gutstein says Stephen Harper's policies are the result of decades of effort by a network of right-wing think tanks determined to change how governments operate.
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Are you voting for policies that hurt you? Neoliberal polices and your paycheque

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Another federal election is coming, and the promises are gearing up. But after the election is over and politicians start implementing those promises, do they really work out the way we had hoped? 

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What happened to nationally televised election debates?

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Thursday night -- and it means the first televised election debate.

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