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Duncan Cameron | In the name of "we can't afford it," ordinary citizens in the U.S. and Canada have been cheated out of the services they need to live healthy lives.
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Scott Neigh | Public health care is threatened in all provinces, and especially in Alberta. Sandra Azocar talks about the work of Friends of Medicare to defend public health care in Alberta.
Mobile phone showing Uber logo. Image: Automobile Italia/Flickr
Rick Salutin | It's necessary from time to time to update the enemies list. Enemies are harder to identify when they come in casual, tech-ish garb, like Google and Uber.
Image: Used with permission of Ontario Parent Action Network
Scott Neigh | Rachel Huot talks about the emergence of a network of parents committed to fighting the cuts to public education in Ontario.
Calgary cityscape. Photo: Wayne S. Grazio/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Calgary could afford a new arena for the Flames and a decent transit system. But that would mean fair business taxes, among other things.
Cindy Blackstock
Scott Neigh | Longtime advocate Cindy Blackstock talks about the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and their work to defend the rights of First Nations children.
Image: Modified from an image used with permission of the organizers of the the Future is Public conference.
Scott Neigh | David McDonald speaks about an upcoming conference that will help us move from the defensive politics of anti-privatization towards building an agenda-setting pro-public movement.
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The return of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Ottawa, March 1919. Photo: Library and Archives Canada, PA-099796 /flickr
Linda McQuaig | In any thoughtful assessment, the establishment of an income tax would be regarded as a nation-building event -- ultimately as important as what was achieved at Vimy or in Charlottetown.
"Marea Blanca" protest against health privatization in Spain. Photo: Adolfo Lujan/flickr
David A. McDonald | Privatization has been given ample chance to succeed and has come up short. Evidence is building that people are able to reclaim public services and usher in a new generation of public ownership.
Party crasher Jason Kenney (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | When it comes to its own core constituencies, Alberta's NDP government continues to be too cautious – undoubtedly a hangover from the rough ride it got over Bill 6.
Humberto DaSilva | Russian hackers planted malware in Hydro One computers, but the best of Ontario's electricity systems had already been hacked away by a government a little closer to home.