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Frieda Werden | This 2004 talk from Maria Jimenez on how immigrants sustain their home communities remains relevant today.
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Rinaldo Walcott | Representation in its basest sense has come to stand in place for actual change when no change is happening at all.
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Gerry Caplan | With the IMF's treatment of Greece after Syriza's triumph, you can almost hear Henry Kissinger whispering "The issues are much too important for the Greek voters to decide for themselves."
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Ella Bedard | Liberals make good on their election promise, but more is needed to bring workers out of poverty.
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Redeye Collective | After the earthquake in 2010, one in two American households contributed money to Haiti relief efforts. Yet Haiti is still struggling to recover from the devastation. A new film asks why.
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Lorraine Chisholm | The wealthy of the world have trillions of dollars in assets hidden in offshore accounts or tax havens.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | If you'd like a titillating read this summer, let me propose Debt: The First 5000 Years, by David Graeber. It's a book that dares to question "the very assumption that debts have to be repaid."
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Redeye
Jane Williams | In 2008 Stephen Harper said that Canada has the only banks in the western world that were not looking at bailouts. But a new report says that several banks did need extra money.
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Mitch Podolak, Michael Welch, Ashley Titterton | This episode of Alert! gives a taste of the Left Forum, a unique conference that convenes a broad spectrum of progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations and the interested public.
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Lorraine Chisholm | Credit card debt began to rise sharply in the 1990s with major marketing campaigns. The middle class started to make up for a decline in real wages by using credit to make ends meet.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Exposing what banks do, how inherently fragile the whole system is, and how unproductively its power has been wielded, lays the groundwork to demand a new approach to managing the credit system.
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J. Maureen Henderson | It's hard to save the world while living under a bridge or being consumed with anxiety about whether the phone will ever ring for another job interview.