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Kathleen Wynne sells one public asset to create another | May 22 2015 | Rick Salutin | When she ran, Wynne seemed committed to new tolls or taxes -- to expand public transit. Then she backtracked, and decided to sell off parts of Hydro One instead.
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Can we stop subsidizing executive stock options and enriching the rich? | May 22 2015 | Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks | The overindulged corporate set surely doesn't need additional financial help out of the pockets of ordinary, hard-working Canadians.
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Allegations of brutality highlighted by protest at Hudbay shareholders’ meeting | May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | 'I wonder if you, the shareholders of Hudbay, know what happened to us in Guatemala?' said one protester at the Hudbay shareholders' meeting.
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Allegations of brutality highlighted by protest at Hudbay shareholders’ meeting | May 22 2015 | Megan Devlin | 'I wonder if you, the shareholders of Hudbay, know what happened to us in Guatemala?' said one protester at the Hudbay shareholders' meeting.
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The promise of Canadian capitalism: Stagnation without end | May 20 2015 | Kim Pollock | The Great Recession has ground on for over six years, and there's no end in sight. What does this mean for working people?
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Nothing much changes with new 'Plan Nord' | May 19 2015 | Bertrand Schepper | On April 8, Quebec proudly announced its new revamped Plan Nord. Premier Philippe Couillard's project, though much less ambitious than that of Charest's government, appears to be just as risky.
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Rachel Notley can lead Alberta out of the carbon trap | May 19 2015 | Mel Watkins | Alberta was stuck in a 'staple trap': an economic monoculture where a single, profitable resource dominates the economy at the expense of diversification. The NDP can finally bust out of it.
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Closure of Somali remittance firms hurts the poor | May 19 2015 | Hodan Mohamed | Closing Somali remittance firms in Kenya in response to Al-Shabaab cuts off a pro-poor financial system and only hurts the poor.
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Precarious labour debated in Parliament | May 19 2015 | Ella Bedard | Precarious work is a trend that's all the rage these days. Davenport MP Andrew Cash is calling for a national strategy for urban workers.
Chris Hedges speaks at the 3rd Annual Tommy Douglas Institute | May 18 2015 | Resh Budhu | How do we RETHINK the role of education in these times; RESIST neoliberal incursion into teaching and learning; and RECLAIM our educational institutions as vital democratic centres?
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Syriza is facing down resistance | May 18 2015 | Tom Voloumanos | A clash between the Greek government and the European establishment is drawing nearer. How will Syriza resist?
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This week in labour: The case of the missing jobs | May 15 2015 | Ella Bedard | Big layoffs and low employment numbers have us wondering where the jobs are at.

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Investment tip: Green Energy Rikardo said... Rght on. I read that most of the new investment is wind or sun. But regulation is important. in
Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
Implications of the oil crash and world economy on Canada Pondering said... These are strong words: Bank of Canada expected to slash outlook most since 2008 as oil rout...
Target closing oldgoat said... Proves you only get one chance to make a first impression.  Never much liked Target myself, at...
Varoufakis: Can Greece's SYRIZA Change Europe's Economy? NDPP said... Peak Irony in No-Exit Union: As Grexit Chaos Resurges, Lithuania Joins http://wolfstreet.com/2015/...
Russia's economy set to collapse says former finance minister Adam T said... Former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin warned that Russia will face a “full-blown economic...
Newfoundland reconsiders EU trade support Adam T said... By Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Premier Paul Davis cast Newfoundland and...
Bank of Canada Gov. says youth should consider working for free NS said... Question, do we pay him? If so, maybe we shouldnt be paying him for the priviledge of being B of C...
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Conservative Cabinet to ratify Canada-China FIPA, with the Liberals cheering them on. Brachina said...  Biggest surprise about that vote is that there is still a Bloc ;p in

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