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Joseph Stiglitz – What’s Holding Back the World Economy?

Seven years after the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, the world economy continued to stumble in 2015. According to the United Nations’ report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, the average growth rate in developed economies has declined by more than 54% since the crisis. An estimated 44 million people are unemployed in developed countries, about 12 million more than …

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Lauren McCauley – With Message of ‘Hope,’ Liberal Party Sweeps Canadian Election

The Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau on Monday won an decisive majority in Parliament. According to Elections Canada, the center-left party won 184 electoral districts, followed by the Conservative Party of sitting Prime Minister Stephen Harper with 99, and the leftist New Democratic Party, which won 44. During his victory speech, Trudeau, the son of the late former Prime …

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Dr. Pamela D. Palmater – Canada Is in a Crisis of Epic Proportions

Indigenous peoples, the environment and basic human rights and freedoms have all been sacrificed under Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government. It is critical to vote Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his ruling Conservative Party out of office on Monday. Canada is in a crisis of epic proportions and if Canadians don’t take action soon, the damage could soon be irreversible. …