Duncan Cameron

Duncan Cameron is the president of rabble.ca and writes a weekly column on politics and current affairs.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Donald Trump: He Can't Win, Can He?
Most Canadians watching the U.S. presidential race were astonished to see Donald Trump emerge as serious contender for high office, let alone become the presumptive Republican nominee. For months, pundits explained Trump could not win the nomination. His candidacy would be laughed off, thanks to...
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
France Erupts in Defiance of Employer-Friendly Labour Reforms
France is continuously rocked by debates around the meaning of the Enlightenment ideals of liberty, equality and solidarity that predate the French Revolution. Some important notions are widely shared. Most French citizens expect governments to meet the basic needs of all and promote individual...
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Socialism: The Most-Searched Term in 2015
Bernie Sanders describes himself as a democratic socialist, astounding for a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. Whatever the reasons, the socialist is highly popular with Democrats, giving Hillary Clinton a run for the 2016 nomination. Sanders is hardly a typical party partisan...
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Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Cheat to Win, the Harper Electoral Game Plan
Canada's 42nd federal election kicked off Sunday August 1 with a difference. This campaign will be about twice as long as usual before Canadians vote on October 19. A long, drawn-out campaign fits the profile Stephen Harper has built for himself in politics. His goal is not to win a fair fight...
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
A Gang of Wolves Comes for Greece
The election of an anti-austerity Syriza government in Greece signalled trouble for the powers-that-be in the European Union. Principally Germany which has no interest in rethinking how the EU operates, since it serves German interests so well, but also the most powerful European institution: the...
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Tuesday, December 06, 2011
The Harper Government and Republican Economics
The Harper Conservatives model their economic policies on beliefs held dear by American Republicans: just lower taxes, and reduce government, and business will create the wealth. With this approach, not only is income becoming less equal as the OECD just noted , Canadians and Americans are not becoming wealthier. The "give business a tax break" and the "let the invisible hand of the market do the rest" policies are not improving life for Canadians or Americans.
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