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Olivia Chow
| August 1, 2015
William F. Buckley & Gore Vidal, 1968
| July 31, 2015
NDP leader, Thomas Mulcair
| July 30, 2015
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Chinese workers staging thousands of wildcat strikes a year

July 24, 2015
| Labour organizing in China looks different than it does in the West but the issues are the same: wages, benefits and pensions. Eli Friedman is an expert on labour politics in postsocialist China.
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More action needed from Canada's premiers on climate change

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Canada's premiers agreed to a master energy and climate change plan July 17. It's specific on fast-tracking pipelines, but “aspirational” on climate action.

No wonder. Building more pipelines to export oilsands oil will gut any serious plans to cut greenhouse gases.

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Book Cover: Rebalancing Society
| July 19, 2015
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Progress is a slippery notion in politics and history

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Keeping score can be exhausting and confusing. On Thursday morning, we had more golds but the U.S. had more medals. So who's on first? And if you assign points metallically, who's winning then? But I didn't mean the Pan Ams when I started this paragraph, I meant politics and history. Take the past week.

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Harperman: A protest song

Harperman is a protest song against the Conservative government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Sing along with us or get your friends and sing your hearts out together. The song lyrics are posted at www.harperman.ca

Harperman is written and performed by Ottawa folksinger Tony Turner. This video was recorded in a live session on 12 June 2015.

Tony Turner earlier won the songwriting contest held in March at the Ottawa 2015 Grassroots Festival. Tony then performed Harperman at the Mayday, May 1st, 2015 Gil's Hootenanny, Songs of Protest and Hope concert. This recording was made 6 weeks afterwards, in mid-June.

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Green Party leader Elizabeth May and former NDP leader Alexa McDonough
| June 30, 2015
Halifax member of Parliament, Megan Leslie
| June 26, 2015
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