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Scene from protest in Chile in 2011. Image: jorge paredes/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Puerto Rico. Hong Kong. Ecuador. Haiti. Lebanon. Iraq. And now, Chile. People are rising up around the world against austerity and corruption, defying police forces unleashed to suppress them.
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Early photograph of Hornsea Lifeboat. Photo: Bradford Timeline/Flickr
Ed Finn | The passengers in a leaky lifeboat can't logically be divided into winners and losers. Either they all win, or they all lose.
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In his former role as IMF Financial Economic Counsellor and Director, Olivier Blanchard holds a press conference in 2009. Photo: International Monetary Fund/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | A core belief of neoliberal capitalists is that government budgets must be balanced to prevent the accumulation of public debt. But is public debt necessarily bad?
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Fast food strike and protest for a $15/hour minimum wage. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Doug Ford is scrapping labour legislation, updated last year after a two-year review with extensive public consultations, and replacing it with a bill hastily assembled behind closed doors.
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Child on playground. Photo: Sal/Flickr
Ed Finn | A new report is just the latest account detailing the extent of child poverty and dereliction that has blemished this country's image for a very long time.
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Zapatista children. Wikimedia photo by Julian Stallabrass.
Brent Patterson | The fight against climate change now names the need for system change. The same should be true for the fight against neoliberal trade policy.
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Dawn haze in Puebla, Mexico. Photo: Timothy Neesam/Flickr
Naomi Klein | On Sunday, August 1, the entire New York Times Magazine was composed of just one article on a single subject: the failure to confront the global climate crisis in the 1980s.
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Nima Maleki | Much of the world's population struggles for basic necessities. Adequately paid jobs, housing, food, clean drinking water, and health-care are not reaching many who need it. But, why is that?
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Riot police confront demonstration. Photo: looking4poetry/Flickr
Humberto DaSilva | Extreme intolerance seems to be the 0.0001%'s new tack to ensure the energy of all the growing underclasses are not misdirected at them.
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Sophia Reuss | We can't sit around waiting for Trudeau to change his tune on reconciliation and climate change. He's not interested in a politics of liberation, of real material change. His is a politics of fashion.
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Sophia Reuss | To delve into the political landscape this week, we're going to get back to basics. The most basic of the basics: the atom.
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Ed Finn | The prospect of saving billions in the future by spending more to alleviate child poverty today doesn’t appeal to conservative corporate CEOs or their political minions.