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Ed Finn | Even those among us who are affluent and live in luxury are not invulnerable to the dangers of an increasingly contaminated environment.
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Armine Yalnizyan | VW's house of lies about dirty emissions from "clean" diesel cars isn't a scandal as much as a syndrome, fallout from a belief that less government, more market will produce the best results.
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Ole Hendrickson | While corporate lobbyists and free market economists promote the view that deregulation creates jobs, neither evidence nor common sense support this view.
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Colin Anderson | Policy towards local food in Manitoba reflects a deeper problem -- the marriage of government to industrial agriculture to the detriment of family farmers.
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Martha Friendly | A U.S. magazine story describing American child care as “day care hell” provides a useful comparison that reflects Canada’s dismal child-care situation with regard to options for parents and costs.
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Duncan Cameron | Soros is a capitalist who believes in a mixed, private-public economy, but he believes the American public has been deceived by neo-liberals to the point of catastrophe.
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Erin Weir | It's true that economic development saves lives, and capitalism is one potential route to economic development. But that does not mean that capitalism, in and of itself, saves lives.
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Murray Dobbin | Barack Obama is in the difficult position of being a president who wants to do good in a position that requires him to serve the U.S. economic elite and maintain American military dominance.
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Linda McQuaig | The real question is whether Obama can deliver. He can't satisfy the masses who love him and also satisfy the people responsible for the disastrous agenda of the last 25 years.