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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).

Articles by this author

 

Private Clinics Won't Solve Ontario's Healthcare Crisis and the Sickest Patients Will Suffer the Most

Private operators may offer faster access to services for their paying clients, rather than determining access to care based on the urgency of need.

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We Must End the Dangerous Downplaying of a Possible Nuclear War With Russia

Teaching a schoolyard bully like Putin a lesson can be satisfying, but it’s a crazy idea when the bully has nuclear arms and humiliating him could set off World War III.

Linda McQuaig ·


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 ·

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