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Michael Stewart | TD, Scotiabank and RBC are providing hundreds of millions in financing both directly and indirectly to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Enbridge also owns a 28 per cent stake in the project.
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Cory Collins | In part two of our talk with Cheri DiNovo, hear what she has to say about Trudeaumania, unions, poverty, Israel and making the banks pay.
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Scott Vrooman | If we think competition will help Canada Post, then let them compete with banks.
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Tania Ehret | Amai Kuda, Kimalee Phillip, and Amy Desjarlais from Decolonize Now! discussed decolonizing social movements and the urgency of revolutionary change in education.
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Linda McQuaig | While the Trudeau government's review of Canada Post is primarily focused on the issue of reinstating home delivery, the prospect of postal banking may be the more far-reaching and intriguing idea.
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Duncan Cameron | Citizens will pay attention to a leader who wants to defend them against high gas and fuel oil prices, corporate tax cheats, and banks with a hand in their pocketbooks.
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Rick Salutin | Where do bond rating agencies get the nerve? They loom over economic policy like divine oracles, telling lenders how safe to feel when making loans and what interest rates to charge governments.
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Linda McQuaig | Instead of opting for an idea which promised to increase competition in the banking sector and produce higher profits for Canada Post, the Harper government settled for a "lose-lose" strategy.
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Nick Fillmore | We need to reduce the power of big banks, weakening their grip on society's financial resources, and challenging their support for destructive, neo-liberal economic policies.
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Nick Fillmore | When the next big financial crisis hits the world economy and Canadian banks are in distress -- as they were during the 2008 financial crisis -- the bank-using public will have plenty to worry about.
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Nick Fillmore | The next major threat to financial systems is likely to come from reckless investors gambling with derivatives -- the same betting vehicles that contributed to the 2008 financial collapse.
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Nick Fillmore | Big banks involved in the 2008 recession continue their greedy, and at times, corrupt behaviour, which could lead to another economic crash that Canadian banks may not be able to weather.