assault on democracy

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Mar 17, 2010

Harper's hitlist: Watchdogs muzzled and kept on chains

Murray Dobbin
The federal government consists of many arms-length and independent agencies designed to be beyond political control. Undermining and manipulating commissions and watchdogs is the PM's way.
News
Mar 10, 2010
Harper's hitlist: The Richard Colvin scandal, tricky Conservative election accounting and ignoring parliamentary resolutions.

Harper's hitlist: The Afghan torture affair

Murray Dobbin
The undermining of Canadian Democracy -- A look at the Richard Colvin scandal, tricky Conservative election accounting and ignoring parliamentary resolutions.
Blog
Jul 12, 2018
Image: Modified from original larger comic by Harry Grant/Public domain license

The power of concentrated wealth vs. working people

Nima Maleki
There's a particular logic of authorized power at play within most societies the world over. Wage, work and union activity are impacted by it, as shown in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.

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