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Jim Stanford | After four months of terrible economic data, last week's employment report from Statistics Canada contained some welcome news. But it confirms we are still locked in a historic crisis.
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Dave Rodney, still an MLA, in 2013 (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | The former MLA who gave up his seat for Jason Kenney in 2017 is bound for a sinecure in Texas.
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Penney Kome | The U.S. Supreme Court recently clamped down on "faithless electors," but other dangers to American democracy remain.
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Victoria Fenner | Jim Stanford's talk at the rabble members' council meeting was so good, we wanted you all to hear it. He talks about the problems with work even before the pandemic, and looks to the future.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta NDP should keep the spotlight shining where it's needed most -- including on Jason Kenney's determination to maintain a cozy space for racism in his government.
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Bruce Campbell | Oil trains -- although volumes have been somewhat reduced during the pandemic -- continue to roll through towns and cities across Canada. The window is still open for history to repeat itself.
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Matthew DiMera | We are in the early days of our annual summer fundraiser, and we must ensure we make our target of $50,000 this summer to meet all of our expenses. If you can, will you donate now?
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Ed Finn | Disregard for preventative measures against COVID-19 is the direct result of an economic and cultural ideology that ranks individualism above collaboration.
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Alberta Labour Minister Jason Copping addressing yesterday's "embargoed news conference" as "red tape reduction minister" Grant Hunter looks on. Image: Screenshot of Alberta Government video
David J. Climenhaga | Bill 32 has nothing to do with restoring balance in Alberta's workplaces. It's a wholesale effort to hamstring unions.
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Stefan Christoff | The sanctions amount to vindictive economic measures that directly hurt the fight against the pandemic in Iran, leading to a greater amount of suffering and death.
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Maya Bhullar | On July 1, Idle No More and allies organized #CancelCanadaDay actions and a live broadcast to stop the annual celebration of stolen Indigenous land and stolen Indigenous lives.
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Chelsea Nash | This will be the second strike vote for Canadian grocery workers in recent weeks after retailers took away the $2-an-hour pandemic pay premiums.