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Den Tandt: How Justin Trudeau has changed the game in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Here’s what’s curious about the return of MPs to Parliament this week, set in just a wee bit of historical context: the way in which the two substantial old warhorses, battle-scarred and fearsome, are slogging uphill, adjusting strategy as they go, while the skinny kid with the hair surfs, making it look easy. 786 more words

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LINDA MCQUAIG + NEIL BROOKS ~ THE TROUBLE WITH BILLIONAIRES

~ TMINBACWOGI ~ The Market Is Nothing But A Complex Web Of Government Interventions

~ TIAGBOESTEIIANOVNCOS ~ There Is A Growing Body Of Evidence Showing That Extreme Inequality Imposes A Number Of Very Negative Consequences On Society… 80 more words

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LINDA MCQUAIG + NEIL BROOKS ~ THE TROUBLE WITH BILLIONAIRES

~ When people of modest means break the law by stealing – perhaps because they don’t have enough income – the government’s response isn’t to make sure they have more income, but rather to punish them, even to strengthen the penalties so that others will be discouraged from considering such activity – but when the rich break the law by hiding income offshore, the government often responds by lowering tax rates so the rich will have less incentive to engage in such behaviour… 495 more words

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