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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 | Canada’s social spending has declined to just 17.2 per cent of GDP. There is no excuse for government refusal to improve our inferior social programs and help millions in poverty-stricken families.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a media availability following the Cabinet retreat in London, Ontario. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | In 2019, the Liberals plan a re-run of their campaign of 2015. The focus will be on women voters. The Liberal leader will contrast his "feminism" with the retro approach of the Conservatives.
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Kate McInturff | Where did the obsessive concern with a balanced federal budget come from and how did it gain such currency in the popular imagination?
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Iglika Ivanova | Yesterday's 2014 B.C. budget contained very little news, as expected. B.C. has no forestry plan, no climate plan, no coherent infrastructure plan, no youth employment plan, no poverty reduction plan.
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Iglika Ivanova | Statistics Canada recently released new data on the incomes of Canadians and it shows two worrisome trends continuing through the economic recovery.
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Larry Gordon | The dirty little secret that most government leaders will not admit: the potential for additional public revenue is immense. A fairer tax system could generate billions in new public revenue.
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Amy Goodman | U.S. President Barack Obama unleashed his proposed 2012 budget this week, pronouncing, proudly: "I've called for a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years."
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Linda McQuaig | Despite a decade of huge budget surpluses, neither the Liberals nor the Conservatives invested in our public services, which would have distributed benefits far more widely than tax cuts.
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Murray Dobbin | The $50 billion shortfall is a godsend for neo-cons like Jim Flaherty: a useful crisis that will provide the rationale for huge spending cuts.
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rabbleTV | <p><span class="description">Vancouver East MP Libby Davies at the April 4, 2009 Grand March for Housing in Vancouver, B.C. Canada.</span></p>