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Panagiotis Sotiris | On Sunday, February 12, 2012, the people of Greece expressed their anger against the terms of the new loan agreement dictated by the EU-ECB-IMF "troika."
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Andrew Jackson | The Prime Minister's speech at Davos was, I would bet, written by Stephen Harper himself. It bore the stamp of his long-standing contempt for the European welfare state.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | I'd like to join the war against the war against Christmas: a cause bravely championed by muffled voices in the catacombs like Bill O'Reilly at Fox News and Rex Murphy on CBC.
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Andrew Jackson | The Euro deal at least averted an immediate banking crisis and induced temporary market euphoria, but it is not going to provide a lasting solution to the Euro sovereign debt crisis.
Podcast
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.
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Andrew Jackson | Prime Minister Stephen Harper's op ed in the Globe and Mail yesterday on his hopes for the Cannes summit is disappointing, even if the content comes as no surprise.
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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Hennessy's Index | Debt culture: A quick survey of the national debt load shows that whether it's household debt or credit payments, many Canadians are experiencing increasing difficulties and savings are also hurting.
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Brian Topp | A spectre is haunting Europe -- and the United States. That spectre: the proposition that the time has come to stop borrowing billions of dollars every year in order to give it to rich people.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | While Canada's reputation as a leading peacekeeping nation has taken a nosedive, we're punching above our weight on the international scene on a new front -- as a tax haven for the rich.
Podcast
MaryCarl Guiao | C.R.I.M.E., an international group of activists who impersonated French government officials, won't let France forget who owes the bill for much of the ensuing undemocratic havoc and horrors in Haiti.
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Nick Falvo | Last week, the CCPA released a paper by David Macdonald and Erika Shaker entitled Under Pressure: The Impact of Rising Tuition Fees on Ontario Families.