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The entrance to the University of Calgary (Photo: University of Calgary).
David J. Climenhaga | A new paper by two B.C. academics doesn't mince words about the role of the University of Calgary and corporate media in a 2015 controversy about corporate influence in the academy.
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Rod Sykes
David J. Climenhaga | Sykes, known for his sharp tongue and hawk-eyed accountancy skills during his early 1970s mayoralty, is the subject of a new book by journalist Andy Marshall.
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Linda Dalgetty
David J. Climenhaga | By paying a ransom to cybercrooks, has the University of Calgary just endangered the emails of every other research university in Canada?
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N. Murray Edwards
David J. Climenhaga | The spectacle of the CTF rushing to the defence of hard-pressed billionaires at the same time it is demanding pay cuts for ordinary taxpayers is … revealing.
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Barry Cooper
David J. Climenhaga | It's been almost nine months now. Surely it's time for Alberta conservatives to get up to speed on how this democracy thing works!
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SOPP
David J. Climenhaga | It is hard to believe that much non-partisan, independent academic scholarship takes place in the atmosphere encouraged at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy.
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Jack Mintz
David J. Climenhaga | Why is the so-called "School of Public Policy" at the University of Alberta producing neoliberal propaganda at public expense? It's time to fix that.
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Brian Gallant
David J. Climenhaga | It's dangerous for Conservatives to complain about certain Liberals' resumes: Prime Minister Stephen Harper's is so light it could float away on the first gentle puff of a breeze.
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"Friends of Science" billboard in Calgary
David J. Climenhaga | The "Friends of Science" is an interesting group, another part of the vast, intricate and well-funded network of loony-right fronts linked back to the "Calgary School."
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Photo: flickr/"Piping Cold" by Darren Kirby
Donald Gutstein | Does the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy benefit from the university's reputation for scholarship and independent research and, at the same time, promote the oil industry?
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William Cornelius Van Horne
David J. Climenhaga | The idea of a high-speed rail line between Edmonton and Calgary fails for three principal reasons: huge energy needs, major environmental damage and poor financial prospects.
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David J. Climenhaga | Like sensible officials everywhere, university officials will refuse to co-operate, drag their feet and argue publicly with the government’s misconceived plan – until the nuisance goes away.