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Ed Finn | A prolonged cessation of growth, without government bailouts, would eventually morph into capitalism's demise.
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Karl Nerenberg | Apologies, regrets and tears have their value, but for Indigenous Canadians the essential questions are about economic control and power.
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Wayne MacPhail | Who, three decades ago, would have imagined that the materials that would change consumer electronics would be glass, ABS plastic, sapphire, graphite and aluminum?
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Larry Haiven | A rejoinder to the negative discourse about Nova Scotia from pundits in certain sectors of the province.
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Daniel Wilson | In this blog, Daniel Wilson considers whether 2013 marks a crossroads for the respect of Indigenous rights over natural resources in Canada.
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Alberto Daniel Gago | This commentary in the staple theory series explores the relevance of staple theory for understanding the modern barriers to development in the global South.
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Steven Shrybman | Many will be aware of the U.S.-based campaign to stop Keystone XL pipeline for ecological reasons. But Canadians have another reason to oppose this grotesque sell-off of the nation's patrimony.
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Simon Enoch | While Finance Minister Ken Krawetz characterized this week's provincial budget as an example of "balanced growth," perhaps the best metaphor to use would be "paradox of plenty."
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Bertrand Schepper | On December 27 this past year, the appeals court of the Yukon Territory gave an important ruling regarding the rights of First Nations in relation to Yukon's free-entry mining policy.
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Christopher Majka | Foreign aid could be a vehicle for Canada to establish its progressive bona fides. Instead what it establishes is our miserly commitment to poverty alleviation and the development of good governance.
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Marc Lee | What we really need is a strategic management framework that winds down our gas reserves over the next couple of decades, transitions to a zero carbon economy, and on the way provides revenues.
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Christopher Majka | Effective resource economies add, build and extract value from natural resources. Getting there entails smart education, infrastructure and research policy. Current government policy is anything but.