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The TPP's copyright infringement rules highlight major source of trouble

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Problems? Oh, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has a few! Read about them all in the new series The Trouble with the TPP.

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Copyright term extension in TPP restricts access, costs consumers

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The TPP is locking Canada into restrictive digital lock rules

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Lack of balanced objectives for intellectual property rights in TPP cause for concern

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Fossil fuel lobby seen as main threat to meaningful progress at Paris climate talks

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In the early 1950s, when it became widely known that smoking caused cancer, giant tobacco companies formed the Tobacco Industry Research Council (TIRC). Its main goal was to deny the harmful effects of tobacco and confuse the public.

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An 'act of war' in a world of war

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Our solidarity with Paris is embarrassingly misguided

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The World, at Large -- We are in mourning. Again. Indeed, Paris is in mourning, again.

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Whose interests will new finance minister Bill Morneau serve?

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Minister of Finance is widely acknowledged to be the second most important position in any Canadian government, and Justin Trudeau's selection of Bill Morneau for that role should give progressive-minded citizens considerable pause.

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The NDP's queasy opposition on the niqab

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Balanced budgets a terrible hill for the NDP to die on

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