Alberta Politics: Canadian Taxpayers Federation commentary on nurse salaries isn’t research so much as an echo chamber

Has anyone noticed how the propaganda produced by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation seems to be growing more inept of late? Misleading arguments and anti-union bias have long characterized many of the claims made by the Regina-based CTF, which claims to be a non-partisan “citizens’ group,” although its only legal members

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Accidental Deliberations: On fanaticism

I’ve previously pointed out the connection between Andrew Scheer and an explicit effort to elevate the burning of fossil fuels to goal surpassing any interest in human well-being. But it’s worth noting how much more extreme the same forces are becoming in order to serve the cause of extracting oil

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Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Donald Gutstein examines the crucial difference between advancing toward a zero-carbon economy, and incentivizing further fossil fuel development through misleading terms such as “low-emission”. And Arthur White-Crummey reports on Nic Rivers’ response to the Saskatchewan Party’s attempt to self-assess climate policy while

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Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on the outside interference becoming the norm in elections everywhere – and the Saskatchewan Party’s choice to avoid even the slightest steps to ensure that provincial elections are centered on citizens rather than corporate messaging. For further reading…– I’ve previously written about the need to address the dangers of

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