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Alberta Diary: That ‘market freedom’? What a surprise, it’s wiping out farmers and enriching the 1%!

Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes a group of Canadians for a ride on his fully privatized model railroad. This doesn’t actually work in real life, though. Actual Canadian prime ministers may not appear exactly as illustrated, although, if I may say so, the number on the engine comes close to getting it right! Below: Canadian Wheat Board Alliance President Bill Gehl; Alberta Tory MP Leon Benoit; and blogger and Wheat Board supporter Ken Larsen.

Remember the “market freedom” the Harper Government was congratulating itself so heartily for delivering to Western Canada’s grain farmers a few weeks ago?

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