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Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here (via PressReader), on how Brad Wall is preaching neglect and delay as a response to violent racism (even as he’s fully prepared to use as much political capital as he can muster pitching the idea of a SaskTel selloff). For further reading…- Wall… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on how Brad Wall is preaching neglect and delay as a response to violent racism (even as he’s fully prepared to use as much political capital as he can muster pitching the idea of a SaskTel selloff). For further reading…- Wall’s comments which … . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on the Saskatchewan Party’s decision to try to make up for its gross mismanagement by squeezing benefits out of people with disabilities.For further reading…- This year’s provincial budget spin from the Ministry of Social Services is here, feat… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Accidental Deliberations: On poor excuses

I’ve previously discussed why there was little reason to think we’d ever see Brad Wall’s government lift a finger to deal with poverty in Saskatchewan. But I must admit I’m amazed at how underwhelming the election-driven “strategy” actually is.So with … . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: On poor excuses

Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on the appalling failure of both the province of Saskatchewan and the city of Regina to contribute a nickel to a long-overdue Housing First pilot project.For further reading…- D.C. Fraser reported on the project here, with this serving as the m… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on Donna Harpauer and the Saskatchewan Party are dismissing their own advisory group’s recommendation to work to cut Saskatchewan poverty in half by the end of the decade.

For further reading…– The StarPhoenix echoes Donna Harpauer’s defeatism.– Danielle Martin and Ryan Meili make the case for a basic income, which appears as one of . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on the need to turn the holiday spirit of charity into lasting improvements in the lives of the people who need help the most.

For further reading…– Joe Gunn and Iglika Ivanova also discuss the limitations of charity compared to structural change. – Jordon Cooper discusses Saskatchewan’s bad habit of accepting food banks as . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Accidental Deliberations: Juxtaposition

The minister responsible for the plight of Saskatchewan’s homeless people: In response to a CBC iTeam question about the waiting list for social housing faced by homeless people Harpauer said, “you’re assuming that there’s these desperate homeless people.”

The plight of Saskatchewan’s homeless people: Saskatoon police have confirmed that a 42-year-old homeless man was found . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Juxtaposition

Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on how the corporate sector is taking advantage of Brad Wall, Michael Fougere and their respective administrations at the expense of citizens who both fund and rely on public services.

For further reading…– Murray Mandryk and the Leader-Post editorial board each weighed in recently on the latest developments from the smart meter debacle.– CBC . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Canadian Political Viewpoints: Saskatchewan Round-Up

Source: Star Phoenix: Contract Was to Produce Spin, NDP SaysSource: CBC News: Sask. Government Pays to Study Film Tax Credit After it was CutSource: Leader Post: Sask. Party Not Straight on IPAC-CO2

There’s a few things to talk about, so let’s move on and get to talking.

We’ll start with the recent development on the . . . → Read More: Canadian Political Viewpoints: Saskatchewan Round-Up