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Trump “has done us a favour”: Gwynne Dyer

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One of Newfoundland’s most famous intellectuals argues the U.S. President’s election in 2016 offers valuable insight into American politics and society before it’s too late.

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The rise of nativism in NL politics

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Our provincial and post-secondary leaders are playing with a dangerous idea.

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MUN community must unite against provincial government’s austerity

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Questionable strategy, fractured university community means everyone loses.

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Enabling dependency

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How can we explain the continued government inaction in the face of the worst recession since the cod moratorium?

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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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Lessons from the fight against CETA

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Why has government ignored all information detailing the potential negative consequences of CETA and gleefully implemented legislation to activate it?

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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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The Independent’s Top Stories of 2016

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Indigenous rights and economic inequality dominated The Independent’s coverage of Muskrat Falls and Budget 2016.

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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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Unbridled corporate rule will wreak global devastation

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What we need to know about toxic neoliberalism. (Part 1 of 3)

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Ball Government’s new vision buries N.L. residents in gobbledygook

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But cutting through the spin doesn’t inspire any greater confidence.

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What really prompted Wallonia’s feisty standoff against CETA?

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The Belgian regional government had it right all along on the controversial Canada-European Union trade agreement.

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The revolution has come, and the left is terrified

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A massive change is underway in the west, and a fresh struggle for the soul of the middle class and the nations we call home is upon us.

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Brexit, Trumpism, and the challenge to globalism

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The focus on xenophobia as the source of Britain’s exit from the EU and the appeal of Donald Trump conveniently ignores the link many Brits and Americans see between our prevailing globalist ideology and extensive job losses and underemployment.

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The Government Game going strong in 2016

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St. John’s songwriter rewrites classic Newfoundland song “The Government Game” in response to the Liberal government’s austerity budget.

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A movement is born

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The provincial government’s 2016 austerity budget has sparked province-wide outrage and politicized a “whole new generation of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians [who are] not going away.”

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Austerity an easy out for elites

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Sneering elites believe the public is ignorant and in search of easy answers, but we see the broad strokes of immorality and unfairness.

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As the wave breaks: NL budget 2016

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Solidarity is our only weapon against austerity.

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Is there a democratic alternative to austerity?

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Other places have experimented with austerity, so we don’t have to. Here’s how Newfoundland and Labrador can avoid known mistakes and put itself on a path to a brighter, more equitable, future.

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