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Ed Finn

Ed Finn has 22 articles published.

Don’t dread old age

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Old age need not be dreaded if it is the culmination of a well-spent life

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What makes a country happy?

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The happiest countries in the world are not necessarily the richest, but those with truly democratic governments

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Hiding wealth in tax havens deprives Canadian governments of massive amounts of tax revenue

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Letting Canadians get away with tax evasion hurts us all

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It’s time to end NAFTA

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A renegotiated NAFTA that satisfies Trump would benefit the U.S. — but only its abrogation would benefit most Canadians.

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Moving toward true universal health care

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Canada’s public health care system could soon be expanded to cover prescription drugs.

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The decline of collectivity

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Victory of individualism over collectivism a disastrous defeat for society as a whole.

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Going vegan at 91

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Conversion to a plant-based diet is the key to better health — for people and the planet.

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Acknowledging the labour movement on Canada’s 150th

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As we acclaim Canada’s builders after 150 years, the vital role of trade unions remains overlooked.

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Comprehensive health care still lacking in Canada

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Jimmy Kimmel deplores “pay-or-die” health care system in U.S., but coverage in Canada lacking, too.

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Is Trump a fascist?

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With the vast resources of propaganda and surveillance now available to our rulers, there’s no need to imprison citizens’ bodies when it’s so much easier to “imprison” their minds, writes Ed Finn.

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What hurts the public hurts the private

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Corporate attacks on the public sector and public employees inflict just as much damage on the private sector.

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How not reading impairs social and political participation

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“The greatest boon parents can give their children is to inculcate in them a love of reading at the earliest age…”

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Poverty rate shockingly high in the U.S., just as rampant in Canada

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Five million people in Canada are living in poverty.

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World’s super-rich are wrecking the planet

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But they plan to survive civilization’s collapse.

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We can fight neoliberalism and mitigate its impacts at the same time

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Whether or not global plutocracy can be toppled, its billions of victims need immediate help.

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BOOK REVIEW: “Beyond Banksters” by Joyce Nelson

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Joyce Nelson’s “Beyond Banksters” is an eye-opening, must-read exposé of a ravenous financial system.

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Persistence of massive child poverty in Canada a national disgrace

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And not just at Christmas time.

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‘The future’s not ours to see’ — but it is ours to shape

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What we need to know about neoliberalism. (Part 3 of 3)

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