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"Tory supports a motion by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong that asks city staff to prepare a report reviewing the registration requirements for not-for-profit organizations and unions. The mayor voted in favour of it at the March meeting of his Executive Committee and intends to back it this week when it comes before the full Council."
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A quick look at the music that has moved the movement this week.
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Across the country, we need to continue to fight for and defend public libraries and their important contributions to the public good.
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We need reality-based solutions for facilitating and funding a Just Transition for workers. It will require the government to invest in publicly owned productive capacity that will generate the revenue needed to fund the hiring and drive the economic transition in the correct direction. This is not a new idea, but it is one that is proven to work.
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The Real News | Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report says Brazils whole political system is corrupt and on the verge of collapse, not just the Presidency of Dilma Rousseff
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by Pepe Escobar | CounterPunch | Major turbulence seems to be the name of the game in 2016. Yet the current turbulence may be interpreted as the calm before the next, devastating geopolitical/financial storm. Let’s review the current state of play via the dilemmas afflicting the House of Saud, the EU and BRICS members Russia, Brazil and China.
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by Chris Gilbert | CounterPunch
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by Sean Burton | The Independent | Even when times are bad, capitalist states pursue policies that benefit capitalist profit.
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by Nicolas J S Davies | CounterPunch
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by Patrick Cockburn | CounterPunch | The storming of the parliament building in Baghdad by protesters chanting the name of populist Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is a sign that the political system built up since the US invasion in 2003 is disintegrating. The Iraqi security forces stood back and did nothing as the protesters burst into the Green Zone, graphically illustrating the weakness of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and of state institutions generally.