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Podcast
Jun 18, 2015

Free trade agreements enshrine corporate rights

Redeye
When governments try to protect the environment or promote the local economy, free trade agreements allow companies to sue for billions of dollars for lost profits. Murray Dobbin explains how.
Blog
Jan 27, 2015
Photo: iwona_kellie/flickr

Canada is trading away its environmental rights

David Suzuki
Canada's environment appears to be taking the brunt of NAFTA-enabled corporate attacks. And when NAFTA environmental-protection provisions do kick in, the government often rejects them.
Blog
Apr 7, 2014
Photo: flickr/ Márcio Cabral de Moura

Progressives need to step up to the plate

Mark Taliano
It's time to dethrone corporate power and open up dialogue for a better Canada. Progressives need to address the issues, clarify the confusion and offer bold alternatives to this neoliberal agenda.
Blog
Feb 17, 2014
Photo: flickr/Neil Kremer

Democracy is dead, corporatocracy is alive

Mark Taliano
People are disenfranchised for the benefit of a globalized 1% that is increasingly blind to the imperatives of Life as it wilfully embraces toxic trajectories of Death.
Blog
Jan 7, 2014
Photo: Billie Greenwood/flickr

NAFTA at 20: Some perspectives from planet earth

Stuart Trew
It's 2014, which means it's NAFTA's 20th anniversary, which means expect fairly regular commentary for a few months on how Canada, Mexico and the U.S. would be worse off without the free trade treaty.

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