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Premier Jason Kenney cutting red tape. Photo: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Support for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's peer-reviewed grant application-review process appears to cross political lines.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Announcements that don't contain much news are absolutely a staple of democratic politics, and Conservatives are masters of the art form.
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Pope Francis: "prioritizing short-term economic benefits" is not a good enough reason not to have a carbon tax. Photo: Catholic Church England, Creative Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Pope Francis, leader of 1.3 billion Catholics, has declared global warming to be a real thing and putting a price on carbon to be "essential" to saving the planet.
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Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage talks to reporters at the foot of Parliament Hill. Photo: Sonya Savage/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Is "Ottawa, we have a problem" on those Tory blue advertisements about a pipeline, or a government? If the latter, why are our tax dollars paying for it?
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An undated stock photo of work on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Photo: Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Since it has now been clearly established that B.C. cannot control what goes through a federally regulated pipeline, a strong argument can now be made that neither can Alberta.
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Andrew Scheer and Jason Kenney: Not necessarily as close as you might think … Photo: Andrew Scheer/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Right now we seem to be headed for an intramural game of chicken between Ottawa and Edmonton.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigning in Edmonton in October 2015. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Thanks to the work done by outgoing Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, support for the TMX in Canada has probably reached its high-water mark. It has nowhere to go but down.
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'The Good Girls' -  Mexico, Wealth, Oppression and Power
Face2Face | Alejandra Marquez Arbella, Ilse Salas and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Mexico, wealth, oppression and power, social inequalities and how the economic and the political affect the everyday.
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The new film The Third Wife, sexual politics, gender bias and personal freedom.
Face2Face | Ash Mayfair and host David Peck talk about her new film "The Third Wife," sexual, historical and political context, choice and options, forced marriage and how the personal becomes universal.
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Holding on to working class politics
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The workers' movement has many examples of activists who over time lose their radical politics and accommodate themselves to the confines and rules of the capitalist system.
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Image: Monia Mazigh and young Barâa Arar. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | The author of "Hope and Despair: My Struggle to Free My Husband, Maher Arar" shares the podium with her daughter, poet Barâa Arar.
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David J. Climenhaga | The economics of the pipeline project were always pretty dubious, and remain so, despite enormous political capital invested by numerous political players.