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Jul 3, 2018
Dollars in a piggy bank. Photo: OTA Photos/Flickr

Donald Trump and the U.S. piggy bank

Duncan Cameron
World commercial expansion is dependent on payments made in the U.S. dollar, a currency that all nations -- except the U.S. -- have to earn through export surpluses, or go into debt.
Blog
Jun 29, 2018

Canada sends military force to Mali

Gerry Caplan
We rich white countries sure are generous when it comes to handouts for our Black kin in Africa. Except when we rip them off, of course, which is the real story of Canada and the West in Africa.
News
Jun 29, 2018
The south façade of the Ontario Legislative Building. Photo: Benson Kua

Thoughts on hate as Doug Ford is sworn in at Queen's Park

Barâa Arar
That intimate relationship between legislation, extreme political rhetoric, and the rise in hate crimes as shown by Donald Trump’s America, is exactly why I am afraid of a Ford majority government.
Blog
Jun 27, 2018

Alberta's taxes almost too low to keep the lights on

David J. Climenhaga
What does Alberta do instead of acknowledging the obvious and doing something about it? What we always do in our role as the spoiled little rich kid of Confederation! Whine about Quebec.
Blog
Jun 26, 2018

Caribou science denial cripples conservation efforts

David Suzuki
To downplay the urgent need to protect caribou and manage habitat, forest industry associations are using tactics the fossil fuel industry uses to sow doubt and confusion about scientific evidence.

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