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There is a point to all of this, and I'm sure it involves me doing what I can to create a just world.
There is a point to all of this, and I'm sure it involves me doing what I can to create a just world.

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Last week, I had the opportunity to deliver the keynote address at a Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) panel on the TPP.  My talk, which begins at 4:25 and runs until 41:00, focused on the digital policies within the massive agreement,…

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The New Zealand government posted the official Trans Pacific Partnership text today after years secret negotiations and occasional leaks of the text. It is an enormous deal with dozens of side letters between countries - Canada alone has eight side…

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I had no idea the Whole Foods owner was such a big proponent of unregulated capitalism. Also, his historical philosophical analysis is incredibly wobbly. It makes me suspect he's not such a great thinker -- just a guy who spotted a market trend and exploited it.   

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Pretty funny. MacFarlane is an example of a moderate capitalist -- the kind who doesn't want money to rule the world.

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Surprise the #TPP allows business to bring foreign workers to Canada and pay them whatever they want

The #Trans -PacificPartnership trade deal is reviving the debate over temporary foreign workers because side agreements would exempt international companies in Canada from requirements to offer jobs to Canadians first.

The Globe and Mail has confirmed that the deal, like Canada’s existing trade pacts, contains provisions that would make it easier for companies from TPP countries to bring temporary foreign workers to their operations in Canada. Employers from some of those countries would also be exempt from a wage floor Ottawa established in 2014 to ensure foreign workers on intracompany transfers are paid the prevailing wage for their occupation.

#TPP   #TFW   #TemporaryForeignWorkers   #cdnpoli   #elxn42  

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+john kinsey Though you might be interested in this focus group's response to the debate. Watch what happens when he asks the group to describe Sanders in one word: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2015/10/13/frank_luntz_focus_group_agrees_bernie_sanders_won_debate.html 
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