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Elvira Truglia | Federal politicians discussing human rights abuses in Mexico as systemic issues? Not gonna happen it seems.
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Jim Stanford | Will low oil prices push Ottawa into a deficit? Who cares! The real issue is the failure to use fiscal tools to strengthen recovery and create jobs.
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Jim Stanford | Ottawa has been abuzz for weeks over how badly the Conservatives' brand-defining quest for a balanced budget will be damaged by falling oil prices. But Canadians can relax and stop biting their nails.
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Kaylie Tiessen | What is the combined effect of the race to the bottom for small business and corporate taxes? This tax policy is one among many factors contributing to income and wealth inequality in Canada.
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Hugh Mackenzie | The problem is that the small business of the imagination ­-- the mom-and-pop operation -- is not at all representative of the corporations that benefit from the small business tax rate.
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Gordon Laxer | With oil prices so low, is now the time to stockpile our emergency oil reserves? And if we do, can we phase out to a low carbon future?
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Ralph Surette | Thanks to the Harper government's expertise in propaganda and manipulation, the rodent-like gnawing at democratic process and our legal structure has been under the radar. Are we going to catch on?
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Hugh Mackenzie | The action by the Bank of Canada should be of concern to Canadians, but not for the reasons cited by the Canadian financial industry.
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Angella MacEwen | The Bank of Canada's view of the Canadian economy stands in sharp contrast to that of the federal government, which is intent on delivering a balanced budget.
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Nadia Alexan | Canadian governments have been selling us the line about how they cannot afford the cost of public services anymore, and austerity measures are the only solution. Guess what? They're wrong.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's bleat to the Rest of Canada they'd better get in line with Alberta's need to pump oil and pump the currency seems a bit rich.
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Brent Patterson | While cheaper gas means Canadian motorists could save $12 billion in 2015, it has other implications for the Harper government given its chosen dependence on a petro-economy.