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Climate change, capitalism and our climate crisis mismatch | Apr 22 2014 | Naomi Klein | We are suffering from a terrible case of climate-related mistiming -- because the climate crisis hatched at a time when conditions were uniquely hostile to a problem of this nature and magnitude.
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A new direction for Canada | Apr 22 2014 | Duncan Cameron | A new direction for Canada means rebuilding the inter-generational bargain between young and old; focusing spending on improving social determinants of health; and making the economy climate-friendly.
Over 2.7 Million people now demanding leaders Stop The Secrecy before it’s too late | Apr 22 2014 | Josh Tabish | This is a crucial week for negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
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Women's work and the systemic reasons behind the gender pay gap | Apr 21 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Aside from outright discrimination, occupational segregation and unpaid care demands contribute significantly to women's lower wages.
Capitalism beware: Rethinking imagination to regain our collective purpose | Apr 17 2014 | Max Haiven | This excerpt from 'Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power' suggests the decline in the public sphere is not because capitalism is in crisis, but because capitalism is the crisis.
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Follow the Money, Part 4 -- Who owns the National Post? | Apr 17 2014 | Donald Gutstein | If two foreign interests, with little background in news, own the Canadian newspaper National Post, then is it still Canadian? Hmm, seems like they found a loophole around that.
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Where are the jobs without people in Canada's labour market? | Apr 16 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Statistics Canada released their latest job vacancy data this week, giving us the three-month average ending in January 2014.
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Ontario budget: Don't throw taxes under the bus | Apr 16 2014 | Trish Hennessy | As Ontario inches toward a potential spring election showdown, Premier Kathleen Wynne is making clear that she wants public transit to become the ballot box question.
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A number is never just a number: Equal Pay Day facts | Apr 16 2014 | Hennessy's Index | Recognizing April 16, 2014 as Equal Pay Day is a step in the right direction. But what's still missing is a strategic plan to close the gender pay gap.
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Ontario's slow-growth economy: Better news than you might think | Apr 15 2014 | Armine Yalnizyan | In the past, an entrepreneurial state asked: what kind of future do we want, and how do we get there? Slow growth could nudge us towards those questions again.
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Fighting back against corporatocracy and Big Monopolies | Apr 15 2014 | Mark Taliano | Once freed from the devastating tentacles of the transnational monopolies, Canadians will realize that it's time to call 911 on the corporatocracy. We might then recapture real democracy and freedom.
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Get ready for Equal Pay Day | Apr 15 2014 | Ellie Gordon-Moershel | Pay equity is not about asking for special treatment. It is a human right. Here's how to close the gender pay gap in Ontario.

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