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Globalization: All We Are Saying is Give Protests a Chance
Last week may very well mark a critical turning point in the Canadian movement against corporate globalization. Ever since last year's protests in Quebec City, the movement has been increasingly divided on the issue of diversity of tactics, with anti-capitalist, direct-action activists on one side...
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Our Friend or Foe? A Newly Militaristic US Presents the Canadian Left with a Clear Challenge
The shockwaves of Sept. 11 have made life more difficult for the left in Canada. Canada's increased militarization and the repression of civil rights have been disorienting. But our strategic problems remain the same. They're simply more intense. For the first time in more than a generation, the...
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Sovereign Corporations
When NAFTA was adopted in 1993, Chapter 11 in the trade and investment agreement was too obscure to stir controversy. Eight years later, it's the smoking gun in the intensifying argument over whether globalization trumps national sovereignty. Chapter 11 established a new system of private...
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Revisiting Canadian Health Care
With health costs escalating and complaints mounting, politicians promise us a fresh look at health care reform. One hopes the promise will be kept. One old tale needing reexamination is the now virtually axiomatic wisdom that the failure of the Canadian health system "proves" single payer...
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