When people talk about shared sacrifice, it’s rarely anything of the sort.
Davis government slams province with austerity budget
The government’s recent announcement it will privatize long-term care through public-private partnerships has the labour movement and both opposition parties crying foul, arguing people must come before profit.
We are all responsible
The police response to the anti-austerity protests in Québec reveal a deeply troubling reality: Police have become a tool to repress resistance to inequality, protect the power and profit of a few and nullify democracy in the process
On Thursday people are gathering in St. John’s to protest austerity and police violence, and to show solidarity with the student-led anti-austerity protests in Québec
While students and other segments of civil society take to the streets of Montreal and Québec City to oppose austerity, are Newfoundlanders and Labradorians prepared for the austerity measures headed our way?
Canadians need to support the Quebec student strike
What donuts can teach us about Canadian nationalism, neoliberal globalization, and hope for the future
The squabble between the federal and provincial governments over the $280 million MPR package is an opportunity to revisit what we’ve been asked to give up under CETA, and just what we’re getting in return.
The federal government is engaged in five major “free trade agreements” that threaten the degree of control Canadians have over their land, resources, freedom and future
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Two things worth knowing that you might not have heard about Thursday’s budget
Who supports the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, and why? Who might have opposed it, but hasn’t? Are there prospects for stopping it?
Tom Marshall’s first and last speech from the throne is as remarkable for what it does not say as for what it does
In the first of this 5-part series: What the North American Free Trade Agreement has taught us, and the implications of another treaty based on the neoliberal “free trade” ideology
The effects of down-sizing and deregulation on safety are destructive, and they’re finally hitting home.
May 11 is World Fair Trade Day, a time to talk about trade injustice and Canada’s waning control over its own sovereignty.
Amidst mounting tension on Confederation Hill and throughout the province, the Dunderdale administration is seeing the backlash to its own austerity program. Current efforts to manage dissent are being met with growing resistance. In whose hands does the future of Newfoundland and Labrador reside?
Currently, we have an ethos that encourages passivity in relation to the abuses that political parties inflict on us today. But it’s not the only possible state of affairs