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Budget 2021: Good News, Bad News, & Confusion About NL’s Future
This budget got better because the economy got better, and Moya Greene was overly pessimistic about the province’s situation.
June 2, 2021
“A recovery for everyone, not just the elite”: People’s Recovery NL
Unlike the PERT, the People’s Recovery project featured input from diverse groups and demographics within the province.
May 21, 2021
Thinking Outside the Crisis: A Great Big Bag of Hammers
The events triggered by Covid-19 are diagnostic of fragile social arrangements that we have lacked the ability to discuss for decades.
June 7, 2020
The Red and Blue Doors Open the Same Room
May 2, 2019
Bypassing Dystopia could free Canada from the clutches of neoliberalism
June 5, 2018
We need solidarity now more than ever
May 9, 2018
What’s a budget for, anyway?
Michelle Porter and Hans Rollman
April 7, 2018
It’s time for serious talk about the NL fiscal bail-out
March 17, 2018
The Nonagenarian’s Notebook
Who benefits from government policies? Usually just the rich and powerful.
March 11, 2018
Measuring progress toward a better future
It's time to look ahead toward the next provincial budget.
November 23, 2017
To Each Their Own
The rise of nativism in NL politics
Our provincial and post-secondary leaders are playing with a dangerous idea.
May 11, 2017
The Independent’s Top Stories of 2016
Indigenous rights and economic inequality dominated The Independent's coverage of Muskrat Falls and Budget 2016.
December 31, 2016
Navigating sexism within a class divide
Cathy Bennett recently came out about the unfair sexist harassment she received, but it’s a more tangled mess than it seems.
December 16, 2016