Welcoming A New Blog Affiliate!

Please welcome our new blog affiliate – Northern Currents – run by Josh.It’s been awhile since I’ve had the pleasure of doing this, as blogs have waned in social media popularity since their heyday a decade / 15 years ago. Still, some of us are still around, and we welcome

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Alberta Politics: Making Child Labour Great Again! Alberta’s new labour law breaks old ground while undermining unions

Alberta’s about to Make Child Labour Great Again! If you think this is a breakthrough, you’re probably a fast-food franchise owner. Cabinet’s “private sector union liaison,” MLA Searle Turton (Photo: Screenshot of Alberta Government video). Yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party introduced a bill called the Restoring Balance in

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Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Jonathan Aldred highlights how COVID-19 has laid bare the folly of a neoliberal economic structure which encourages insecurity, fragility and illusions of control over the unforeseen. And Merran Smith and Michel Letellier discuss how a rebuilding program centred on clean energy will

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Politics and its Discontents: Mask Madness

With increasing evidence that small, potentially infectious airborne particles of Covid-19 can remain in the air for hours, you would think that the use of masks in enclosed spaces would be one of the sanest and safest practices that people would readily and enthusiastically adopt. Yet it remains a contentious

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