While Clinton is great at warring with Republicans, taking on powerful corporations goes against her entire worldview, against everything she's built, and everything she stands for.
Three challenges await the NDP membership: animating riding associations, renewing party policy, and restructuring the party. It's time to replace trickle-down politics with democratic party politics.
It is simply not true that there is a crisis in Canada's internal trade relations that is undermining our international competitiveness. It is a myth -- like unicorns and the Easter Bunny.
A number of Canadian companies are helping to finance a legal action to block U.S. President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan. The legal action is being led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The NDP has a choice. It can stress social democratic measures to fix inequality, or it can go further and attack the unjust, failing economy, and expose the choices directed by corporate power.
It's fascinating how easily the government and its neoliberal cheerleaders transformed a much-needed discussion of Nova Scotia's "revenue problem" into a rationale for still more cuts.
Most Canadians have had enough of Harper -- a prime minister interested only in benefits for his party supporters -- who put his own interest in holding office ahead of the public interest.
While the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is not likely to be released until November 5 or later, we do know that it includes an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision.
We need to take this episode as a wake-up call -- as a springboard for fundamentally rethinking the way corporations operate, re-balancing private versus public interests in our regulatory system.
Here are three areas where multinational corporations and foreign investors will still be able to sue governments under the terms of the TPP.