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Politics and its Discontents: More Cracks in the Conservative Monolith

Hannah Thibedeau’s report gladdened my heart this morning as she detailed the events behind federal Conservative M.P. Brent Rathgeber’s decision to leave the Harper caucus over changes to his private member’s bill that would have required the public disclosure of all the expenses and salaries of highly paid public service workers. This, coupled with . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: More Cracks in the Conservative Monolith

Politics and its Discontents: Thomas Walkom Today

The union movement is one of the last remnants of the great postwar pact between labour, capital and government.

That pact provided Canadians with things they still value, from medicare to public pension plans. Good wages in union shops kept pay high, even in workplaces that weren’t organized. Unions agitated for and . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Thomas Walkom Today