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March 13, 2019, by Jean-Claude Basque

La version française suit. In the last few months there have been several media commentaries stating that citizens and employers are paying too much in taxes. From their point of […]

Capitalism, revisited: Gillette and Canada Goose find new social justice markets

February 27, 2019, by Raluca Bejan

“The bourgeoisie cannot exist without constantly revolutionizing the instruments of production, and thereby the relations of production, and wit ...

Higgs’ proposals will not reduce poverty

February 9, 2019, by Pauline Richard

Une version française suit le texte anglais. In his state of the province address, Premier Blaine Higgs took up the issue of social assistance, brief ...

All are not equal before the law in Guatemala

February 6, 2019, by Jackie McVicar

Last June, I got asked to help with translation for folks working on a documentary about the international declaration on human rights. They were inte ...

  • STU’s history of “Indigenization”
    January 28, 2019, by Naomi Gullison

    Despite the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey flags flying at the foot of the campus, St. Thomas University (STU) has a decade-long track record of keeping its Native Studies Department underfunded and […]

  • Atlantic Premiers can improve economy by tackling poverty
    January 20, 2019, by Patrick Colford

    As our Atlantic premiers meet this week in Charlottetown PEI, they have much talking to do. They must discuss poverty, housing, and an Atlantic minimum wage. Poverty is getting worse […]

  • Interest rate hike pause, workers’ wages stagnant
    January 17, 2019, by Daniel Legere and Angella MacEwan

    The Bank of Canada paused increases to their benchmark interest rate this week, partly because consumption spending and housing investment have been weaker than they expected. But it’s not surprising […]

  • 2021 Francophonie Games: On the importance of diplomacy
    January 16, 2019, by Robert Melanson

    Since the news broke last December of the skyrocketing costs of the 2021 Francophonie Games, many articles and thought-provoking musings on the feasibility of the Games have been published in […]