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Feb 14, 2017
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jeffery J. Nichols

Leduc No. 1 and Alberta's unluckiest lucky day

David J. Climenhaga
Maybe higher oil prices will be back soon, but the realities of the market, and the realities of the biosphere, won't be changed by the ideology of capitalism.
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
Nov 15, 2016

Canada-Europe trade deal no longer a foregone conclusion

Redeye
With the regional government of Wallonia's vote to reject CETA, the future of the deal is less certain. Stuart Trew explains what Wallonia's initial opposition meant and how this impacts Canadians.
Podcast
Aug 9, 2016

Ears on the earth: The World Social Forum begins

rabble radio special
It's a time for high ideals as discussions begin on how to change the world. The rabble podcast team brings you some of the thoughts, ideas and sounds from the Forum.
Podcast
Apr 18, 2016
Saudi Arabia Smarter Than Canada?

Is Saudi Arabia smarter than Canada?

Green Majority Radio
Angela Bischoff from the OCAA joins us at the top of the show to discuss some news and also talk about the complete waste of money (not to mention huge public safety hazard) Pickering nuclear plant.
Podcast
Apr 11, 2016
Rules Are For The Poor… Suckers!

Rules are for the poor… suckers!

Green Majority Radio
The Panama Papers scandal is all over the news, but what are the implications for the environment, and possibly more importantly why does no one seem surprised?
Book Review
Dec 10, 2015

'Economics for Everyone' is a handbook for the 99%

Roshini Nair
Does economics=capitalism? No, it does not says Jim Stanford. Here's why we need to consider other ways of organizing our economy (written in an accessible, friendly voice!).
Podcast
Oct 3, 2015

We can afford the Leap

Redeye
In September, Naomi Klein launched the Leap Manifesto, outlining a bold new vision for a just and sustainable future. Seth Klein has done an economic analysis to show how the Leap can be funded.
Blog
Sep 22, 2015
Photo: jacinta lluch valero/flickr

It's time to talk about a new vision for the economy

David Suzuki
Why are we so reluctant to talk about how we can get out of this cycle of endless buying and unsatisfying consumption by considering steady-state economies or even de-growth alternatives?

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