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Barry Cooper
David J. Climenhaga | It's been almost nine months now. Surely it's time for Alberta conservatives to get up to speed on how this democracy thing works!
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Rick Salutin | First it was personal debt. Then public debt too became demonized: balanced budgets and hatred of deficits became items of faith. The development of our deficit hysteria has a long history.
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Patrick Clark | David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography, sat down with Patrick Clark to discuss the global economic crisis and need for alternatives.
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Linda McQuaig | The embrace of austerity at the 2010 Toronto summit was a dramatic reversal of the stimulus spending that the world's rich nations had quite effectively adopted to counter the 2008 financial crash.
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Blaine Higgs
David J. Climenhaga | Clearly conservatives have identified the environment as a potentially fatal weak point for their continued rule and will do their best to persuade Canadians they can be trusted on the green file.
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Ron Paul and Preston Manning
David J. Climenhaga | Apocalyptic imagery runs through Canadian conservative discourse nowadays, as conservatism is infected with the Tea Party virus that is destroying the U.S. Republican Party.
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Duncan Cameron | However misguided or disproven, the doctrine of austerity prevails in Ottawa. For pursuing this austerity agenda, Europe and the U.S. are paying the price in stagnation and unemployment.
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Andrew Jackson | In the spirit of "know thy enemy," I recently read Hayek's The Road to Serfdom. Hayek is, of course, the totemic figure of neoliberalism who fought Keynes and Keynesian economics in the 1930s.
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Thomas Ponniah | How do we reform the international political system? One new radical solution that has emerged as a response to traditional Keynesianism is a multipolar anti-imperialist framework.
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Screenshot from Steven Keen's talk "Canada's Debt Bubble"
David Macdonald | I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Steven Keen's talk "Canada's Debt Bubble" on June 28. I immediately purchased Steven's book, Debunking Economics, and read it all weekend.
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Andrew Jackson | The debate over fiscal policy is often framed in the media as one between advocates of higher deficits from Keynesian-style stimulus measures and advocates of deficits through public sector austerity.
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Marc Lee | Down south, the Obama administration is in a dangerous game of chicken with Republican congressional leaders, who are cynically holding the U.S. economy hostage.