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David J. Climenhaga | Thanks to the appalling funding situation at the University of Alberta, the university has taken to skimming 5 per cent off the top when Albertans donate to the centres and institutes on campus.
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Ian Smillie
David Peck | Ian speaks to development issues of all kinds, sustainability, how to lie with statistics and the future of development.
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Michael Stewart | Michael Stewart takes a critical look at the dynamics and logic of consumer-based solutions to social issues like homelessness.
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Redeye Collective | An anti-poverty group has challenged people in B.C. to eat for a week on the amount you would get if you were a single adult on welfare.
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Redeye
Jane Williams | Every year in December the CBC holds an all-day fundraising event for the Food Bank. This year, poor people showed up in force at the event to share their thoughts on charity.
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AIyanas Ormond, Rohith Bhargavan, Martha Roberts | A discussion of charity vs. justice looking at both international 'philanthrocapitalism' and the charity industry in Canada.
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Trish Hennessy | Giving, getting, buying -- cash and credit. The holiday shopping habits of Canadians.
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Aalya Ahmad | 'Tis the season for United Way workplace fundraising campaigns. But in Ottawa, a coalition of concerned people is asking: Is Big Charity getting too big for our communities?
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Murray Dobbin | The prime minister is mimicking -- through tax incentives -- Britain's Conservative Party, which is promoting the privatization of social services through increased private giving.
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Rick Salutin | Philanthropy literally means love of man, or humanity. You don't sense much of that in the New version, though there's lots of self-praise, and a sense of power through the ability to micromanage.
Activist Toolkit
| Twestival, or Twitter Festival, is a unique initiative that attempts to unite digital life with that of the real
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AIyanas Ormond, Melanie Spence | We feature an interview with Donna Barry, Director of Advocacy for Partners in Health; a Boston-based non-profit health care organization providing a preferential option for the poor.