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Linda McQuaig

Linda McQuaig

Linda McQuaig is an author, journalist, and former NDP candidate for Toronto Centre in the Canadian federal election. The National Post has described her as “Canada’s Michael Moore.” She is also the author of "The Sport and Prey of Capitalists: How the Rich Are Stealing Canada's Public Wealth" (2019), "War, Big Oil and the Fight for the Planet: It's the Crude, Dude" (2006) and (with Neil Brooks) of "Billionaires’ Ball: Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality" (2012).

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Ontario Premier Ford Plays High-Stakes Game of Vaccine Poker

The ending of COVID-19 restrictions turns out to be pretty much what the “freedom” crowd demanded.

Linda McQuaig ·


Long-Banned Private Hospitals in Ontario Could Soon Return

Christine Elliott’s recent reference to "private hospitals" was brief, but for veterans of health care battles, it stood out like a bleeding appendage.

Linda McQuaig ·


Belligerent Right-Wingers in Trucks Given Free Rein Over Ottawa

The foreign-funded truckers behaved like they’d been handed keys to the city, which in a way they had.

Linda McQuaig ·


After Decades of Delay, Canada's National Child-Care Plan Proves Strong Public Systems Are Possible

Once implemented, social programs quickly become popular, making it difficult for conservative governments to scale them back.

Linda McQuaig ·


Taming Inflation Can Be Worse Than Inflation

One of the biggest threats to the moneyed class is inflation because it hurts those who have a lot of money, but can help those who owe a lot of money

Linda McQuaig ·


Big Oil, Lurking in Shadows, Continues to Call Shots on Climate

Let's be clear: Big Oil has no intention of leaving oil in the ground.

Linda McQuaig ·


Foolish Retaliation Against China Is the Opposite of What the World Needs Right Now

Calling for a "reckoning" and "retaliation" against a nuclear-armed superpower is foolish and provocative—especially when we threw the first stone.

Linda McQuaig ·


NDP Should Push Liberals for Public Hearings on Popular Wealth Tax

Canadians might well be interested to learn that the NDP's proposed 1 per cent tax on wealth-holdings worth more than $10 million would only affect the wealthiest 75,000 families, but would raise $17 billion a year.

Linda McQuaig ·

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