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The Green Party: Harper’s BFF

Well, blow me down.  Today’s Globe has an op-ed favouring vote splitting on the left.  And bigger surprise, it’s penned by Tory Joan Crockatt’s new BFF, Chris Turner of the Green Party (Harper’s current BFF). Turner is the single most … Continue reading

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Margaret Wente: Class warrior

“It’s a little hard for the rest of us to muster sympathy for Quebec’s downtrodden students.” wrote the paragon of privilege Margaret Wente in the Globe and Mail a couple of weeks ago. And my thought is ‘when has Margaret … Continue reading

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Austerity fails

While it’s been poorly covered here, recent European elections have shown a distinct trend in favour of good, old Keynesianism. And why not?  Austerity isn’t working.  In fact, it’s harming the recovery. Two weeks ago economists made it official.  The … Continue reading

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