With projections for record corporate profits and slow economic growth, Canadian workers are facing a ruthlessly indifferent combining of corporations and the state.
It's getting worse. Stephen Harper is now serving notice that he's willing to tear the social fabric of the country apart if that's what it takes to get his party re-elected.
The extent to which the institutions of democracy can be assaulted and eroded is directly proportional to the level of civic literacy. In Canada, the need to increase it has never been higher.
Mar 20, 2015
50 Gould StreetToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 28.6488" N, 79° 22' 44.4468" W
Neoliberal Violence and the Mexican state: Emerging community and class struggles
Instead of shifting beer profits from one group of corporate interests to another, Ontario's Beer Store should be publicly owned.
Reacting to impossible tragedy with humility and compassion, not blame.
In the last few weeks, news stories have emerged that suggest the West is beginning to devolve into a kind of new feudalism. Are we seeing the signs of a new feudal order?
The right-wing think-tank the Fraser Institute offers an economics for journalists training program. What could possibly go wrong?
Mar 19, 2015
Octopus Books Centretown
2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.Ottawa , ON
Canada45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
This collection engages with the question: Is there something new in this era of austerity, or should this be understood as a continuation and intensification of earlier forms of neoliberalism?
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