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Politics and its Discontents: Harper Refuses To Release Taxpayer-Funded Study On Pensions

The conclusion the cynic would draw (that’s me) is that the report suggests no need for the changes Harper has made in the OAS.

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Politics and its Discontents: Star Readers’ Reactions To OAS Changes

In an earlier post I expressed both my bewilderment and disappointment at the muted ‘person-in-the-street’ reactions to the the Harper regime’s change to Old Age Security that will require people currently under the age of 54 to wait until age 67 to begin receiving their benefits. That I may have been premature in expressing that . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Star Readers’ Reactions To OAS Changes

Politics and its Discontents: Thomas Walkom Warns About The Real Cost of OAS Reform

While Stephen Harper stooge Diane Finley does her master’s bidding by sowing the seeds of conflict between young and old over Old Age Security, Star columnist Thomas Walkom warns that it is the young who will pay the price for Tory tampering.

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Politics and its Discontents: The Latest Conservative Effort at Fostering Division and Discord

It would appear that Human Resources Minister Diane Finley is in the vanguard of the Harper regime’s latest ploy to sow dissension and suspicion, the ultimate goal being to pit Canadians against Canadians.

Finley, whose inept handling of the Employment Insurance backlog earns her zero credibility in my book, seems now to be trying . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Latest Conservative Effort at Fostering Division and Discord