Politics in Canada

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Mar 4, 2010

Our choice of governments: Liars or cowards

Murray Dobbin
The throne speech should have been the most important political news of the last few days but, not surprisingly, the Harper government came up with almost nothing.
Podcast
Mar 3, 2010

Olympic red tents wrap-up

Pivot Legal Society
Olympic Canadian Pavilion wrapped up in red tent protest. We talked to John Richardson about how the campaign went and what is next for Pivot and the National Housing Strategy protest.
News
Mar 4, 2010

A war-free economy is possible

Dylan Penner
Christine Jones
The numbers in today's budget will underscore the Harper government's prioritization of corporate profits and war. It doesn't need to be this way.
News
Mar 3, 2010

Harper's assault on democracy

Murray Dobbin
As Parliament resumes, this is the first in a new series looking at the harm Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing to the political and social fabric of Canada.
Forum topic

Ignatieff and Israeli apartheid: Then and Now

Quote:
"When I looked down at the West Bank, at the settlements like Crusader forts occupying the high ground, at the Israeli security cordon along the Jordan river closing off the Palestinian lands from Jordan, I knew I was not looking down at a state or the beginnings of one, but at a Bantustan, one of those pseudo-states created in the dying years of apartheid to keep the African population under control." - Michael Ignatieff, The Guardian, April 19, 2002.
Columnists
Mar 2, 2010

CEOs as Liberal Party thinkers

Michael Ignatieff did a well publicized tour of Canadian Universities. Judging from the list of 40 speakers he invited to address the upcoming Liberal thinkers conference he was not impressed.

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