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Being vegan is a position of privilege

Vegan food either requires more money than animal-based foods or more time. And that’s assuming you even have access to a grocery store that carries plant-based alternatives to meat.

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Billionaires should not exist

Billionaires steal money from workers, then they hoard the money, which keeps that money from circulating in the economy.

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How balanced budgets destroy jobs

Balanced budgets rarely come with increased revenue, which means they must be accomplished with decreased expenses. And decreased expenses always means job losses.

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My response to Nathan Neudorf’s pro-capitalist rant

At the beginning of December, Lethbridge-East MLA Nathan Neudorf went on a pro-capitalist rant in the Alberta legislature. This is my response.

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Capitalism keeps workers poor

Capitalism keeps the rich rich and the workers poor.

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Workers don’t stand together anymore

It used to be that when one group of workers were being targeted by company owners, other workers would stand in solidarity with them. That doesn’t happen anymore.

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Without women’s labour, the economy would fall apart

Sure, the fact that 47% of the workforce in Canada, for example, 25 years old and older are women is part of that point. If they all walked off the job, we’d have to somehow virtually double the men in the workforce. And that’s not including females under 25. But—you may ask—couldn’t we say the […]