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There's a revolution transforming universities. But into what? | Aug 27 2014 | Simon Tremblay-Pepin | The Economist says there's a revolution underway in the university brought about by rising costs, transformations in the labour market and technological shifts. Haven't we heard this discourse before?
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Will Burger King buying Tim Hortons mean money for Canada? Wrong! | Aug 26 2014 | David Macdonald | The loss of U.S. taxes from Burger King is Canada's benefit right? Turns out, not so much. Canada will see none of that money and essentially gains nothing from this deal.
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The second most powerful woman in the world | Aug 26 2014 | Duncan Cameron | While Angela Merkel is ranked the most powerful woman in the world, Janet Yellen has come forward as the most important voice, suggesting that wage deflation dampens economic recovery.
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The Wilderness Committee celebrates as crude oil shipment plans derail | Aug 26 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | Activists in Manitoba celebrate as Omnitrax shelves crude oil shipping plans through the Port of Churchill.
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Memo to Nova Scotia's Tax and Regulatory Review: Raise taxes! | Aug 25 2014 | Ralph Surette | Here's something else that would advance our cause in Nova Scotia if we could only talk about it without the pious platitudes: taxation.
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Why we should care about labour force numbers | Aug 25 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Labour economists dissect the details of the monthly Labour Force Survey, hungry for data and answers. But why should we care about the number or proportion of part-time workers anyway?
Out of the Cold program closures in Waterloo region | Aug 25 2014 | Grand River Media Collective, Rachel Avery | Brayden, an organizer with Kitchener's Alliance Against Poverty, speaks about the Out of the Cold shelter and food program now that a fourth host site has backed out.
Ten ways we can build a better economic system | Aug 25 2014 | Gary Engler | It is critical that we not just condemn capitalism. We also need positive suggestions about how to replace it.
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'Responsible Capitalism' makes no sense: The Left must offer a real alternative | Aug 21 2014 | Leo Panitch | We need to abandon the idea of "responsible capitalism." It sounds clunky and doesn't resonate with voters, because it is a contradiction in terms, says Leo Panitch.
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Watch the book trailer for 'This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate' | Aug 20 2014 | rabble staff | In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the war our economic model is waging against life on earth. Watch the trailer here.
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Dismantling the myth of Canada's economic recovery | Aug 20 2014 | Jim Stanford | Ever since the global meltdown of 2008, it's been an article of faith in Canadian economics that we somehow handled the whole mess better than the rest of the world.
The truth about corporate taxes -- in a single chart | Aug 19 2014 | David Macdonald | For the first time ever, corporate Canada is hoarding more cash than the national debt.

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