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Finance Minister Bill Morneau with Kielburger in 2017. Image: Bill Morneau/Facebook
Yves Engler | A little-discussed reason the federal government funds NGOs is to co-opt internationalist minded young people into aligning with Canadian foreign policy.
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Yves Engler | Imagine living in a country where the entire social services sector is privatized, run by "charities" that are based in other countries who get to decide whether or not you qualify for assistance.
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Gerry Caplan | So before summer's over, please shell out a couple of hundred bucks to your favourite NGO. And get angrier about obscene inequality. You won't be sorry.
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Yves Engler | While Canadian companies exploit African resources for their own benefit this country’s charities call on us to join Africa “hope” walks.
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Duncan Cameron | By putting together a policy agenda of bold ideas, the NDP would help Canadians get a measure of the new Liberal government, and give the party a much-needed leadership role in public debate.
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Redeye Collective | The BC government is proposing a major re-write of the legislation that governs close to 27,000 non-profits incorporated in the province. A few clauses are raising alarm bells.
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Chalaine Chang | A proposed law in Egypt would severely restrict NGOs from doing their work -- and it's happening already. The most recent NGO to run afoul of the law there? Human Rights Watch.
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Tom Henheffer | Why is the CRA auditing charities? Is the real threat to the Harper government charities critical of, well, the Harper government? These latest censorship actions make it seem so!
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Scott Neigh | Organizer and author Dru Oja Jay talks about how NGOs have undermined, prevented, and co-opted grassroots social movement organizing in Canada.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government is making a show of pushing for greater transparency from Canada's mining companies -- but how serious is it really? Some worry that the wealth ends up in Swiss bank accounts.
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Nydia Dauphin | A whirlwind of debate has happened after the Dominican Republic's Constitutional Court ruled to strip Dominicans of Haitian descent of their citizenship.
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Nick Fillmore | The very nature of capitalism won't allow corporations to stop ravaging the environment. Business is locked into a nightmarish system that dictates that corporations make as much profit as possible.