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Archive for September, 2012

Gordon Campbell on APEC, and its significance for the TPP talks

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Once upon a time, the APEC gathering of nations threatened to become a significant free trade bloc in its own right. Remember the Bogor Goals of 1994? But these days, not so much, apart from a bit of fiddling around with eco-friendly tariff levels. APEC has since declined in importance ...

Gordon Campbell on the government’s lack of a jobs policy, and our abortion laws

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Jobs, jobs, jobs. Gosh, who would have thought that if you cut government spending and jobs in the teeth of a recession, the economy would contract further and unemployment would rise? Plainly, it’s a lot easier to un-govern and to walk away from responsibility than it is to do the ...