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Royalty rates aren’t a tax

Non-renewable resources are public resources, and companies who extract them for a profit should pay the public for them.

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The racism behind “Indigenous people just need to work harder”

Indigenous people already have to deal with the effects of generations of systemic racism. It’s cruel to make them deal with solving them, too.

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Drug addiction is not a choice

Addiction isn’t something you can switch on and off at will, and it will drive people to find a way to feed the cravings. That’s not something people get to control.

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Taxation isn’t theft; tax cuts are theft

If you’re friends with a libertarian, you’ve probably heard them say something like “taxation is theft”. Taxation isn’t theft; tax cuts are theft. More specifically, tax cuts on corporations and the rich are theft.

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Conservatives prefer short-term solutions

Conservative politicians prefer short-term solutions over long-term solutions. They’re concerned only with what happens between now and the next election.

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Conservative governments cut taxes to increase corporate profit

Conservative governments cut expenses to save money from reduced revenues, because of their tax cuts, which are cut to increase profits for companies.

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Why labour parties can’t get elected in Canada

I wonder if the whole Anyone But Conservatives hurts labour in the long run.

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My response: Ben Shapiro OBLITERATES Student’s Socialism Arguments

Last week, someone commented on one of my Facebook posts with a link to a video titled, “Ben Shapiro OBLITERATES Student’s Socialism Arguments”. This is my response to that video.

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My earliest memory of masculinity and peer pressure

I was in grade 6 (about 11 years old). I think it was early in the school year. My family and I had just moved to the area, so I knew no one at the school.

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Why the UCP shouldn’t defund Lethbridge’s SCS

A few points are getting missed in the government announcement about funding ARCHES and in the media coverage and attached public discourse.