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What's going on in Venezuela is a bitter class war, with millions of poor people committed to defending a revolution carried out in their name, and Canada taking the side of the wealthy, well-armed opposition, writes Linda McQuaig.
Opinion | Linda McQuaig: Canada on wrong side of Venezuelan conflict · U.S. bans use of Venezuela cryptocurrency, imposes new sanctions on senior officials. Tuberculosis, a disease that until recently seemed to be under control in Venezuela, is making an aggressive comeback, overwhelming a broken ...

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration on Monday banned all use by Americans of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is intended to skirt U.S. sanctions. In a separate move, the administration also slapped sanctions on four current and former senior Venezuelan officials accused of ...
While just about everyone now acknowledges climate change is bad, actually taking action to stop it continues to be wildly controversial, and Big Oil remains hidden behind the curtain. Linda McQuaig is an author and journalist whose column appears monthly. You can follow her on twitter @LindaMcQuaig.
But my guess is many of us are ready to shift the power balance further down the food chain. For helping us move in this direction, we have the Tim Hortons heirs to thank. For once, I'm inclined to agree with the hoopla about the important contribution of Tim Hortons to our national psyche. Linda McQuaig is ...

"We've all seen such trucks on the highway, probably caught a glimpse of animal snouts and eyes through the narrow slats," writes Linda McQuaig. "But no one driving on the highway seems alarmed, making it easy to conclude everything is fine, that the animals aren't suffering and that their deaths will be ...
The finance minister's company has been involved in converting workers into riskier pensions, which of course haven't affected managers. Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seen in the House of Commons in Ottawa in October, are looking out for the rich, Linda McQuaig ...

After weeks of trying to look tough on rich tax avoiders, the Trudeau government got walloped this week with revelations about wealthy Liberal fundraisers — notably the Bronfman family — stashing millions in offshore tax havens. The dramatic leaks from the “Paradise Papers” have exposed a world where ...
Suddenly jobless after two decades as a sales manager for now-defunct Sears Canada, Rose Dalessandro found herself unable to pay for dental appointments for her two children. She could blame her financial difficulties and the demise of the once-mighty Canadian retail giant on the usual suspects ...
"The tax loophole for private corporations is, of course, just one of the loopholes benefiting the rich and we need a comprehensive examination of all of them, if we're to begin addressing the growing inequality in our society," writes Linda McQuaig. (Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS). By Linda ...
Even after The Economist magazine ran an article headlined “Tony Blair is not a poodle,” the British prime minister was unable to shake the slur of being George W. Bush's loyal lapdog for supporting his invasion of Iraq. So there must be a huge sigh of relief inside our own Prime Minister's Office these days, ...
Recall in 2015 when federal NDP candidate Linda McQuaig said that climate science requires us to phase out the oil sands and her party loudly distanced themselves from her position. Recall when we let fossil fuel companies write everything from energy literacy curriculum for kindergartners to our federal ...
I was truly shocked to read Linda McQuaig's opinion piece, “Canada on wrong side of Venezuelan conflict.” The article is so completely out of touch with reality in Venezuela. Thousands of people — poor people, not wealthy people — are now fleeing the country due to appalling living conditions and the ...
What's going on in Venezuela is a bitter class war, with millions of poor people committed to defending a revolution carried out in their name, and Canada taking the side of the wealthy, well-armed opposition, writes Linda McQuaig. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures to supporters last month ...
Linda McQuaig: Canada's Venezuela sanctions inflict hardship, endorse right wing elite. Prime Minister Justin ... What's going on in Venezuela is a bitter class war, writes Linda McQuaig. By: Linda ... Linda McQuaig interviewed Hugo Chavez in Caracas in 2004 for a book she wrote on the geopolitics of oil.


 

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