Blog March 29
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange and Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | On Saturday afternoon, Alberta school trustees learned funding was about to pulled by the provincial government, costing up to 20,000 jobs.
Blog March 29
A worker protest at Amazon in Minnesota, December 2018
Brent Patterson | The coronavirus pandemic has made unjust power relations all the more evident, but how can we organize while self-isolating at home?
Blog March 28
Image: Governor Tom Wolfe/Flickr
Raluca Bejan | Lack of public investment forces governments to resort to private provision of supplies. And Canada did turn to the private market to address COVID-19 testing shortages.
Blog March 28
Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro. Image: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta health minister and his wife, Andrea Shandro, are part owners of a supplementary health benefits company that sells coverage for services recently delisted by Shandro's ministry.
Blog March 28
Ken Neumann | Governments must do more to keep workers employed, and they need to be thinking about how we build an economy where workers are not so vulnerable when the next economic crisis hits.
Blog March 27
Matthew DiMera | If you aren't already a member, you can sign up now and get your exclusive invitation to the April 8 webinar in the coming week!
Blog March 27
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Brent Patterson | Billions of dollars have been wasted over the years on two-day G20 summits. The coronavirus pandemic shows they can be held practically for free.
Columnists March 27
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Rick Salutin | Right-wing austerity buffs like Jason Kenney, François Legault and Doug Ford have joined Justin Trudeau in recognizing the importance of basic human survival over the economy.
Blog March 27
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Pamela Palmater | The least Canada can do is step up and work with First Nations to implement a more fulsome response that is grounded in the human rights of First Nations.
Columnists March 27
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Monia Mazigh | COVID-19 reminds us that Canada's involvement in the war on terror was a bad decision, and that the billions spent on war and security should have been invested in health care and other services.
News March 27
President Donald Trump participates in a governors' video teleconference about COVID-19 on Thursday, March 26, 2020, in the White House Situation Room. Image: Shealah Craighead/White House/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The simple fact is that if there is any plausible danger of the virus spreading from one country to the other, that danger all flows one way -- from the south to the north.
Podcast March 27
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: An interview with CLC president Hassan Yussuff. Child care during the pandemic. And more.