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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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Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Freeland speak with media regarding the American steel and aluminum tariffs in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | What Chrystia Freeland left unstated about the standard for conduct of international relations is that the dominant feature of world politics has been the exercise of American hegemonic power.
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Illustration of White House in flames. Image: The White House/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | You could probably credit Canada with putting White House the fire out. The destruction of Washington was a dud because of heavy rain, and our American cousins always blame bad weather on Canada.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Donald Trump during the G7 in Taormina, Italy.Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Canada is better off working with other countries to build a reasonable multilateral trading world rather than depending on the goodwill of a Donald Trump to re-negotiate NAFTA.
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November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. Front row: Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty. Photo: Government of Alberta/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | It's 2018 and we're starting to get a clearer impression of the true meaning of free trade with the United States. Thanks a load, Brian Mulroney!
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Photo: A modern U.S. dairy operation/Wikipedia
David J. Climenhaga | While supply management gives consumers a quality product at a price that allows local farmers a living wage, the alternative is not cheaper milk, cheese, eggs and poultry.
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David J. Climenhaga | Canadians should be deeply concerned about stated plans by the Trump Regime in the United States to expel literally millions of U.S. residents from their country.
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Duncan Cameron | With the advent of Donald Trump, international trade has taken centre stage in U.S. politics. Trumponomics suggests that the rest of the world has been cheating the U.S. out of jobs and wealth.
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Jim Stanford | If Trump can rewrite international economic treaties on the strength of a few tweets, then we can do the same thing -- but only if we build a political movement with the same confidence and power.
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Jim Stanford | True believers may think that merely educating citizens about how trade deals really are good for everyone will save the day for globalization. But there's a much deeper problem.
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Brent Patterson | The PM's popularity may be based on the perception that his government is truly progressive and implementing a different agenda than Harper. The evidence is suggesting that's not totally true.
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Duncan Cameron | Justin Trudeau has shown he handles the communications side of being prime minister with aplomb. But making the government work for all Canadians requires more than showing up with a smile.