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Mexican and US flags held by women at pro-immigrant rally
Immigrants' Gifts Across Borders | Aug 28 2016 | Frieda Werden | Money flows build families, communities, countries
Canadians are demanding a bold new future for our public postal system | Aug 26 2016 | rabble staff | Canada Post could be the hub of the next economy -- an innovative, zero-carbon network that provides energy needs, farm-to-table delivery and local, low-cost postal banking.
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The business case for investing in Canada's auto industry | Aug 24 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Contract talks currently underway between Unifor and the Big Three U.S. auto manufacturers raise the old question: does Canada really need an auto industry, especially now that Mexico is a magnet?
A broad coalition against austerity in Newfoundland | Aug 24 2016 | Scott Neigh | Mary Shortall, Jim Dinn and Sara Langer talk about the new Common Front in Newfoundland and Labrador that is fighting the province's austerity agenda.
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Political hot potato | Aug 22 2016 | Daryn Caister | This week's episode includes the move from ocean oil drilling to ocean strip mines, the connection between art and environment and the TPP, Hillary Clinton and privatization.
Is the TPP falling apart? Let's take a look at where the 12 nations are at | Aug 22 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | As the TPP grows weaker in the U.S. major uncertainty revolves around its successful ratification. But is it too early to throw confetti? Let's take a look at where the 12 signatories stand.
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New thinking needed on Bank of Canada's approach to monetary policy | Aug 18 2016 | Jim Stanford | Every five years the federal finance minister updates the "marching orders" that guide the Bank of Canada and its conduct of monetary policy. The time is right for some new thinking.
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Progress is about solutions, not scapegoats | Aug 11 2016 | Erika Shaker | Progressive change does not happen by accident. It requires dedication and a tremendous investment to take on the development of alternative models of How Things Should Work.
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Trade deals of yesteryear sow seeds of impending Trexit | Aug 11 2016 | Mel Watkins | NAFTA was a disaster foretold, economically and politically. Both Bill Clinton and Jean Chretien promised to oppose it and then signed on anyway. Now those chickens have come home to Trump.
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Rio may be end games for high-performance capitalism | Aug 5 2016 | Rick Salutin | In Copenhagen in 2009, when Brazil's successful bid for this year's Olympics was announced, Lula, then the country's president, leapt in the air and danced.
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Passionate movement for public power is pushing back against hydro privatization | Aug 4 2016 | Linda McQuaig | The Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne is hoping Ontarians have long since abandoned the passion that fuelled the century-old popular movement that led to the creation of Ontario Hydro.
Oil from Husky Energy pipeline spill into North Saskatchewan River.  Photo: Shel
Saskatchewan spill is a reality check on our oil addiction | Aug 2 2016 | Daniel Cayley-Daoust, Emma Lui | Though proponents claim pipelines are the so-called "safest" method of transporting oil, we have seen 8,360 spills in Saskatchewan since 2006. How is this considered safe?

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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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