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Jan 27, 2009

Reconsidering the coalition

Nathan Crompton
In a time of crisis, Ignatieff may be able to hide his big-business allegiances beneath a Keynesian façade. But the chance still exists for the NDP to announce a break with neo-liberalism.
Blog
Jan 26, 2009

Cheek

Trish Hennessy
As eyes turn to the resumption of Parliament today, the Conservative party is funding a spate of radio ads frightening Canadians over the possible revival of a coalition.
Blog
Jan 23, 2009

Abbott and Costello meets Harper and Flaherty

Trish Hennessy
As I try to make sense of the varied and multiple trial balloons our federal government is floating in advance of the January 27 budget, I am reminded of Abbott and Costello.
News
Jan 23, 2009

Five tests for Tuesday's federal budget

Marc Lee and David Macdonald
We lay out five tests for Tuesday's budget, to help Canadians and our politicians make a choice that plants the seed for a strong, prosperous and greener Canada.
Blog
Jan 22, 2009

Renovate or innovate?

Trish Hennessy
Now is not the time for faux happy budget announcements that contain the nutritional value of a marshmallow. Now is the time to think big and to be thoughtful.
Blog
Jan 21, 2009

Crisopportunity

Trish Hennessy
Recession, the fall of the super rich, and the demise of our trust in corporate gold diggers is the best thing that ever happened.
Photos
Jan 21, 2009

Harper Girl is back

rabbleTV
With Parliament set to be un-padlocked next week, Harper Girl is back and lookin' for Stephen...
Blog
Jan 20, 2009

Hangovers from a champagne economy

Trish Hennessy
Over a decade ago, Canada popped the champagne cork as it slowly began emerging from a recession that hit the middle and lower classes hard.
Blog
Jan 19, 2009

A long and merciless economic storm

Trish Hennessy
With you, I stand on the cutting edge of 2009, bracing for a long and merciless economic storm -- possibly unlike any my generation, and yours, has ever weathered.
RabbleTV
Jan 9, 2009

Peter Mansbridge Interview With Michael Ignatieff

What does Ignatieff plan to do when Parliament is back in session?
Highlights
Tue, 01/06/2009

majoritycoalition.ca

Democracy means the rule of the majority, but with another minority government, our country is being governed by a prime minister with only 22% support of the Canadian electorate. Whatever happened to the principle of majority rule?

It’s time for a coalition government

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Columnists
Dec 23, 2008

Depression prevention

When the economy starts seriously to shrink, a new set of policy rules comes into play. Call them depression prevention measures.
Blog
Dec 22, 2008

Bailouts, bonuses and fat-cat economic advisors

James Laxer
In the media, the target of choice these days is the unionized auto worker, whose annual salary wouldn't pay for one fat-cat dinner in New York to celebrate bonus day.
Blog
Dec 20, 2008

Harper's economic plan: Attack workers' wages

James Laxer
George W. Bush and Stephen Harper are once again (perhaps for the last time) partners in making economic policy. Priority one for Bush and Harper: make the workers take a hefty pay cut.
Highlights
Fri, 12/19/2008

62% Majority

You are part of the 62% majority.

Be part of the change.


Elected with the support of just 38% of Canadians, Stephen Harper's chosen to act as though he has 100% of the power. Instead of working with other parties to tackle the current economic crisis, Harper's opted for total inaction and political tricks. And now he's lost the confidence of Parliament.

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Podcast
Dec 18, 2008

At the end of the day

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
At the end of the year we look again at Harper's stunning deception on democracy and at the disturbing recent appointment by Obama, but we also look for a few good signs.

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