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Jun 24, 2010
Police lunch at the G20 security fence in Toronto. Photo: Kristen Hanson.

Challenging Toronto's corporate security walls

Harsha Walia and Stefan Christoff
Montreal-based engineering giant SNC-Lavalin was awarded the contract for the construction and conceptualization of the militarization of downtown Toronto. The company's history is global in reach.
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Apr 8, 2010

Free speech includes the right to protest

James Clark
The shutting down of American Neocon pundit Ann Coulter in Ottawa led to cries that she wasn't being allowed to speak. Not true. The natural allies of the Harper government don't have this problem.
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Mar 4, 2010

A war-free economy is possible

Dylan Penner
Christine Jones
The numbers in today's budget will underscore the Harper government's prioritization of corporate profits and war. It doesn't need to be this way.
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Jan 20, 2010

Canada goes democratic in 2010: A fevered fantasy?

John Deverell
Imagine the Canadians Against Proroguing rally next Saturday and there, gazing from a chilly platform over a crowd of university students sprinkled with older folk, stands Michael Ignatieff.
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Sep 28, 2009

Is Obama a socialist?

Robert Jensen
For months, leftists have been pointing out the absurdity of the claim that Barack Obama is a socialist. But no matter how laughable, the claim keeps popping up.
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Sep 21, 2009

Should we blame it all on Conrad Black?

Gary Engler
Like Gordon Gekko, Lord Black lived by the motto that 'greed is good.' But blaming him for all our media woes might take our eyes off the systemic problems of contemporary capitalism.

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