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A Liberal politician went on twitter recently pointing out that employers in the forestry industry were not paying certain workers equal money for equal work. The politician argued that there was discrimination at logging sites where workers raised in fishing communities were only paid 74 percent of what local forestry workers in the interior of British Columbia made. (more…)

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Democratic historian Arthur Schlesinger dismissed President Ronald Reagan’s belief that the Soviet Union was nearing economic collapse. On his trip to Moscow in the early 1980s, Schlesinger claimed to have “found more goods in the shops, more food in the markets, more cars on the street – more of almost everything, except, for some reason, caviar.” (more…)

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Incoming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will soon take the reins of power in Canada. Meanwhile, politicians at the federal, provincial, and local level have already begun planning their tactics to get more federal money. With the Keynesian Trudeau at the helm, there will be less focus on individual responsibility and the free market and more attention on how government is the solution to revitalizing the economy. Keynesians are expert at raising expectations and many and varied groups will come knocking at Trudeau’s door. (more…)

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