Molly McCracken

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Mar 7, 2019

The long view on public education in Manitoba

Molly McCracken
Buckle up, Manitoba. School trustees are consulting with parents and stakeholders for this upcoming year's school budgets as they face austerity and attacks by the provincial government.
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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.
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Jun 17, 2015
Photo: aa440/flickr

Manitoba Conservatives open the door to privatization

Molly McCracken
Social service schemes announced this week by the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives to encourage private child care and introduce Social Impact Bonds soften the ground towards privatization.
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Jan 5, 2015
Photo: Jjackunrau/flickr

There's no silver bullet to 'solve' poverty

Molly McCracken
Complex problems, like the kind of poverty that exists and persists here in Winnipeg, require multi-faceted responses. We need to build on what's working in Manitoba if we are to solve these problems.

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