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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Andy Lehrer: Adam’s fall

So this is what I can piece together. NOW magazine writes a glowing article on Giambrone and erroneously claims he’s gay. Giambrone “laughs over” the story, light-heartedly corrects the record but then goes a step further and makes public the fact that he’s in a relationship with a woman named

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Andy Lehrer: Kenney vs Velshi

Reading the New York Times’ lexicological take on Canada’s decision to bar British anti-war MP George Galloway from entering our fair land, I’m left wondering about the dynamics in the relationship between Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney and his aide Alykhan Velshi. It’s quite clear who the brains is in

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