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National Farmers Union | With the privatization of the Canadian Wheat Board, the Harper government has accomplished the biggest transfer of wealth away from farmers in the history of Canada.
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Lizanne Foster | Christy Clark, you keep talking about what the taxpayers can afford. But you and I have very different ideas on what taxes should be used for.
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H.G. Watson | Susan Delacourt doesn't like the word taxpayer. Why? Because it reduces the relationship between the people and the government to just something we pay for.
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Murray Dobbin | The prime minister is mimicking -- through tax incentives -- Britain's Conservative Party, which is promoting the privatization of social services through increased private giving.
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Ellen Russell | Since Stephen Harper welcomes a future fiscal squeeze to justify his small-government agenda, he is busily bribing us with our own money to enhance his electoral prospects.
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Lalo Espejo | Lalo Espejo examines the Conservatives love for crime bills. A perennial favourite theme, it's like The Sound of Music for right wing agendas.
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James Laxer | This is the first in an occasional series on Robman, Toronto's mayor, who dons a pink cape and flies into combat on behalf of taxpayers.
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rabbleTV | There's a lot of hot air circulating about taxpayers having no voice and getting no respect. Taxpayer and Not Rex, Shawn Syms, tells you what he'd like his money spent on.
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Alice Klein | The Liberal think-fest last weekend turned up some unexpected consequences. Michael Ignatieff found the courage, at least temporarily, to take an actual stand on a tough political issue.
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Pina Belperio | California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will carry the Olympic torch on Feb. 12 to mark the start of the Games and completion of his "dream" Hydrogen Highway in Whistler, B.C.
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The Media Consortium | This week there were a lot of reactions to Tim Geithner's new bailout plan. The Weekly Audit also highlights a couple of pieces on much-needed structural reforms to the U.S. corporate landscape.