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David J. Climenhaga | We have all been so conditioned by constant repetition of the nauseating nostrums of neoliberalism that it’s hard to think coherently any more.
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Duncan Cameron | According to some, austerity is supposed to promote growth, but the IMF team shows the inequality increases that result from austerity feed back into slower growth.
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Teuila Fuatai | Library workers prepare for a looming strike deadline on Monday May 2 as key issues like job security and funding are negotiated this weekend. Teuila Fuatai spoke with two workers about the situation.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | In the city of Flint, lead-poisoned water has been piped into homes and offices since 2014, causing widespread illness and potentially permanent brain damage among its youngest residents.
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June Chua | The stories we tell are often a reflection of how we survive as humans and that idea is no more evident than in Arabian Nights, the sprawling epic on austerity by Portugal's Miguel Gomes.
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Stephen Kimber | Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil says Nova Scotia's 75,000 public sector workers are welcome to bargain collectively -- so long as they don't expect to negotiate wages.
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Ole Hendrickson | Government austerity is an oxymoron. The responsibility of governments is to engage with what is happening in the external world and act as initiators of change.
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Louis-Philippe Rochon | Canada's current recession would have been avoided had Stephen Harper abandoned austerity in favour of a growth-oriented fiscal expansionary policy. Bottom line: this is a Harper recession.
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Eric Pineault | Disorganization, demobilization, and marginalization are the social impacts of the austerity economic experiment. Eric Pineault examines the reality of austerity budgets.
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Duncan Cameron | Both social democratic and neoliberal market economists defend austerity, but the reasoning behind the policy is not strong enough to explain why the doctrinaire approach was adopted. So who benefits?
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Michal Rozworski | This budget is another in a series of unspectacular austerity budgets. Michal Rozworski looks at the election year budget as a continuity of slow-motion austerity past, present and future.
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Karl Nerenberg | The House of Commons returns after a two-week break. There will be a (late) budget, questions arising out of the Duffy trial, sale of the Wheat Board and much more.