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Jan 31, 2017
Photo: Justin Dolske/flickr

Plastic and capitalism are killing ocean life

Yves Engler
The world's oceans are set to have more plastic than fish by 2050. Based on externalizing costs and privatizing profits, 21st-century capitalism is turning our seas into a plastic blob.
Blog
Jan 25, 2017
Sleeping at work

We need to work less to live better

David Suzuki
A lot needs to be done to reform our economic systems and to address critical issues like pollution and climate change. Reducing work hours is one way to make substantial gains.
Podcast
Jan 17, 2017
Capitalism Itself Choosing Sides

Capitalism itself choosing sides

Green Majority Radio
Interview with Nathan Phillips from Boston University about "Sleeping Giants," a Twitter group that is pressuring brands advertising on hate sites like Brietbart.
Blog
Jan 17, 2017
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Pete Souza

The Canadian government should replace NAFTA, or scrap it

Common Frontiers
Revision to NAFTA's terms must have at its core the objective establishment of fair trade, not free trade, and economic relations based on social justice, sovereignty and sustainable development.
Podcast
Jan 5, 2017
Tree ornaments: Moose, crystal + WISH

Full disclosure buying

gooderGoods
Kelly Okamura goes on a final shop at Honest Ed's, passes on bargains and owns up to buying an artificial tree.
Blog
Dec 22, 2016
Photo: Mark Round/flickr

The year as we saw it: Ten charts that defined Ontario in 2016

Trish Hennessy
Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite
The experts at the CCPA have been tracking economic developments in Ontario throughout the year. Here are 10 charts that helped define the state of income, work, and the role of government in 2016.

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