Gary Engler

Gary Engler is a former Canadian reporter, editor and union activist who is author of American Spin, first novel in the FAKE NEWS Mysteries series, exploring journalism, propaganda, politics and murder in the Donald Trump era.

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(FromL) Federal party leaders, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, Green Party leader Elizabeth May, People's Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, host Patrice Roy from Radio, Canada's Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, and Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet pose for pictures on October 10, 2019. (Photo: SEAN KILPATRICK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Climate Change Deniers Become Extinct in Canadian Election
Canada’s centrist Liberal Party won re-election Monday, but as a minority government, which means it will need the support of either the more left New Democratic Party or the nationalist Bloc Quebecois to survive. But perhaps more interesting is that the only political party that denies climate...
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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Ten Ways We Can Build a Better Economic System
For the numerous readers who asked: "But what can we do?" after reading my "10 reasons to smash capitalism," here are ten ways we can build a better economic system: 10. We can elect governments that represent people rather than corporations. This will require serious electoral reform and include...
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Wednesday, December 25, 2013
All I Want for Christmas Is a Union That Fights Climate Change
For those of us in the labour movement, tis the season to ponder what good our unions can do in the upcoming year and to renew our commitment to a key principle: What we desire for ourselves we wish for all.
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Work Is Undervalued in Society’s Obsession with ‘Stuff’
Why is there so much attention paid to people as consumers, but so little to people as workers? Is it because the mere mention of our rights as workers suggests uncomfortable truths that threaten the very ideological foundations of the current economic system?
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