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Aug 11, 2016
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmore

Trade deals of yesteryear sow seeds of impending Trexit

Mel Watkins
NAFTA was a disaster foretold, economically and politically. Both Bill Clinton and Jean Chretien promised to oppose it and then signed on anyway. Now those chickens have come home to Trump.
Blog
Aug 11, 2016
Photo: Thad Smith/flickr

Progress is about solutions, not scapegoats

Erika Shaker
Progressive change does not happen by accident. It requires dedication and a tremendous investment to take on the development of alternative models of How Things Should Work.
Podcast
Jul 28, 2016
Robinhood and the United Nations

Robinhood and the United Nations

Green Majority Radio
Finance expert Tim Nash joins us this week for a segment on a global "Robinhood Tax" and it could address wealth inequality, climate change and basically all the other big-ticket global problems.
Blog
Jul 21, 2016
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

Inaction threatens to stagnate Manitoba's minimum wage

Molly McCracken
Unless immediate action is taken, 2016 will be the first time in a generation that minimum wage workers will see their wages stagnate, resulting in fewer earnings for basics like food and shelter.
Blog
Jul 17, 2016

Toronto Mayor John Tory goes Full Austerity Jacket

Michael Laxer
Now heading into the midway point of his first term, and no doubt greatly emboldened by the lack of any effective or coherent opposition to his policies, Tory's real agenda is coming into its own.

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