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The inhuman economics of the Greece-EU catastrophe | Jul 3 2015 | Rick Salutin | There's no way anyone normal can make human sense of the European Union's callous approach to Greece, says Rick Salutin.
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Two remarkable global victories deserve attention in Canada | Jul 3 2015 | Nick Fillmore | In the past week the IMF released a report admitting strong pro-capitalist policies don't work and a dutch judge sided with citizens to slash carbon emissions.
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We need to keep Hydro One in public hands | Jul 2 2015 | Fred Hahn | Has Canada become a global laughing stock to the ever-growing numbers of people around the world who understand climate change requires action? Yep!
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Trans Pacific Partnership patent rules could threaten LGBT lives | Jul 2 2015 | Mitchell Thompson | The Trans Pacific Partnership will introduce rules on patents for medication that critics say will restrict access to HIV treatment and threaten LGBT lives.
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On July 5th, Get involved in the March for Jobs, Justice and the Planet | Jul 1 2015 | Learn how the contigents are organized, volunteer to help, carry the torch for Climate Justice...get involved!
ROC United's Diner's Guide and EthicalConsumer.org | Jul 1 2015 | New tools to help you spend your money supporting organizations that support your values
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Eating our way to extinction | Jul 1 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | Yes, we have to eat. But how food is produced and consumed really matters to the species with which we share this planet, and to our own future.
How does it feel to land in Athens on the Greek default day? | Jul 1 2015 | Raluca Bejan | Democracy is finally coming. And we are lucky enough to witness it.
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July 4th: National Day of Action for Jobs Justice and Climate | Jul 1 2015 | Join actions in cites across Canada to call for climate change
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Why is Nova Scotia making it harder to keep the graduates it needs? | Jun 30 2015 | Stephen Kimber | It's not enough to identify Nova Scotia's student retention problem. The focus should be on solving it -- figuring out how to lure more university students to enroll and/or stay in the province.
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As negotiations continue for Greece: why you need to understand the Delphi Declaration | Jun 30 2015 | Michael Hudson | As we watch the news of a last-minute deal, Michael Hudson reflects on what Greece might achieve and the Delphi Declaration.
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A gang of wolves comes for Greece | Jun 30 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Syriza represented a challenge to the prevailing European economic model, so it had to be stopped. The German grand coalition government has decided to teach Greece a lesson.

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Canada in recession? You are doing one hell of a job Stephen Harper! NorthReport said... Re·ces·sion rəˈseSH(ə)n/ noun  1.a period of temporary economic decline during which trade...
Economics Doug Woodard said... Amartya Sen on Austerity: http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/06/amartya-sen-economic-conseq...
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...

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