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Keep fighting for affordable housing in Vancouver | Jul 25 2016 | Here are some ways in which you can help take action and demand housing for all.
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Three positive steps toward ending poverty in Canada | Jul 21 2016 | David Macdonald | It's 2016 and Canada is a long way from ending poverty, but three promising developments are about to lift almost half a million people above the poverty line.
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Inaction threatens to stagnate Manitoba's minimum wage | Jul 21 2016 | Molly McCracken | Unless immediate action is taken, 2016 will be the first time in a generation that minimum wage workers will see their wages stagnate, resulting in fewer earnings for basics like food and shelter.
It's time for a postal banking reboot | Jul 18 2016 | Scott Vrooman | If we think competition will help Canada Post, then let them compete with banks.
Toronto Mayor John Tory goes Full Austerity Jacket | Jul 17 2016 | Michael Laxer | Now heading into the midway point of his first term, and no doubt greatly emboldened by the lack of any effective or coherent opposition to his policies, Tory's real agenda is coming into its own.
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Canadian media is failing citizens with its reporting on corporate rights deals | Jul 15 2016 | Murray Dobbin | The Trudeau government is set on ratifying two massive investment agreements -- yet very few Canadians are informed about these deals because of our mainstream media's irresponsible reporting.
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All smoke no substance in Canada Post's pension argument | Jul 14 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Canada Post cites the $6.2-billon solvency cost as a key issue in its negotiation with workers. But Kevin Skerrett tells us that in Canada Post's case, it's not really relevant at all.
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For disaffected Brexit voters living under austerity, what choice did they have? | Jul 13 2016 | Mel Watkins | Canadian "experts" should take note of the powerful message those most negatively affected by austerity politics just sent to their "betters" in Britain.
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Take down centuries of bloody money with Decolonize Now! | Jul 12 2016 | Tania Ehret | Amai Kuda, Kimalee Phillip, and Amy Desjarlais from Decolonize Now! discussed decolonizing social movements and the urgency of revolutionary change in education.
Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!
Québec is gambling with Internet censorship: What is Bill 74 and how can we kill it? | Jul 8 2016 | Meghan Sali | Blatant censorship of the Internet for financial gain.
What protectionism protects | Jul 7 2016 | Scott Vrooman | How defending your environment, privacy and economy became a swear word.

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Does Canada export tyranny or democracy to the world iyraste1313 said... Please don't just stop at the arms trade......Canada's support for its mining industry is in gross...
My take on the Canadian economy Rev Pesky said... Number one thing you're going to have to do, if you want people to spend time watching (or...
CPP now investing $1 Billion in World's Top War Industries iyraste1313 said... the solution clearly is a class action suit by CPP contributors...which should focus on the...
Time to nationalize Bombardier mark_alfred said... http://rankandfile.ca/2016/03/29/bombardier-time-to-nationalize/ I just found the above article....
Liberal government's first budget 22 March 2016 mark_alfred said... http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/karl-nerenberg/2016/03/story-tuesdays-bu... Quote: We can be almost...
Karl on Parl: CCPA Alternative Budget dares Liberals to think big. Will they? mark_alfred said... Karl on Parl writes of the CCPA's Alternative Federal Budget in light of the Liberal's budget...
Anti-Globalization Movement Is Looking For A Home In Canada terrytowel said... Pundits say Trump leads in the polls because he has captured the Anti-Globalization Movement in the...
Chrystia Freeland to sign TPP deal in New Zealand: Is this a fixed game? NDPP said... As Countries Line Up To Sign Toxic Deal, Warren Leads Call To Reject TPP (and vid) http://www....
Budget Consultations 2016 with Middle Class Focus quizzical said... how do you approach your MP if they are Conservative? and why the focus on the "middle class" by...
Trudeau sets sights on free-trade deal with China mark_alfred said... http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/trudeau-sets-sights-on-free...Quote:Prime Minister...

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