Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week. – Justin Fisher laments the fact that we’re still talking about first steps toward combating a climate crisis after decades of understanding the problem. Jake Woodier points out that Brexit has been the UK’s recent distraction from the most important issue facing humanity. And

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Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Evening Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Jonathan Aldred calls out the combination of handouts to the rich, cultivated attitudes of self-reliance and antisocial assumptions which have exacerbated inequality over the past few decades: European countries have, on average, more redistributive tax systems and more welfare benefits for the

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Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Stephen Maher writes that Michael Cooper’s choice to give voice to the Christchurch shooter’s manifesto represents a test of Andrew Scheer’s willingness to take action to match his words. And Scheer’s choice to quietly shuffle Cooper out of a single committee assignment

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Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – The NDP has released its Power to Change climate plan, including steps to create green jobs and give effect to Indigenous rights while meeting emission reduction targets needed to contribute to the international fight against climate breakdown. And Christo Aivilis offers his first

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Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week. – Joseph Stiglitz points out the need to move beyond neoliberalism and offers a useful policy framework to do so – though framing an alternative as “progressive capitalism” cedes far more ground than necessary in continuing to prioritize capital over social well-being. – The

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Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on how Justin Trudeau has gone from counterweight to lapdog in dealing with the Trump administration. For further reading…– Teresa Wright reported on the crackdown on refugees in the Libs’ omnibus budget bill. And Karl Nerenberg called out Trudeau’s pandering to anti-refugee prejudice. – Kelly Crowe reports on Canada’s

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Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Jeff Stein reports on Bernie Sanders’ plans to transfer power from capital to people. And PressProgress highlights the Saskatchewan Party’s continued reliance on corporate funding from outside the province. – Ron Walter recognizes that Scott Moe’s carbon tax posturing is purely a

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Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Peter Eavis points out how U.S. CEOs are only seeing their exorbitant pay soar even further due to Donald Trump’s tax giveaways. Kara Swisher interviews Anand Giridharadas about how “philanthropists” are bribing the public with small parts of the obscene concentrations money

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