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A political primer on child care

Posted August 4, 2015 by Special to MoneySense

Where the parties stand on the topic of child care

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A political primer on taxes

Posted August 4, 2015 by Special to MoneySense

Where the parties stand on the topic of taxes

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A political primer on pensions

Posted August 4, 2015 by Special to MoneySense

Where the parties stand ahead of Thursday’s debate

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Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

Posted August 4, 2015 by Greg Fingas

This and that for your Tuesday reading.

– Robert Reich describes how U.S. voters are rejecting the concept of a ruling class from both the left and the right – while noting that it’s vital to get the answer right as to which alternative is worth pursuing. And Owen Jones sees Jeremy Corbyn’s rise as an inevitable response to the emptiness of New Labour in the UK: Corbyn’s campaign has been unique in the Labour leadership campaign in actually offering coherent policies and a fleshed-out economic strategy: a radical housing programme; tax justice; democratic public ownership of utilities and (Read more…)

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Toronto spending up 8% during Pan Am Games

Posted July 31, 2015 by Special to MoneySense

Spending by international visitors was up 260%

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July weather

Posted July 31, 2015 by Jennifer A. Jilks

Final table for July: 71mm (2.8")

This is worrisome. Usually, July brings lovely thunderstorms and rains. We need a full day of gentle rains in most parts of this continent. This July we totaled about 71mm, whereas last month we had 156mm, and July 2014 gave us 186mm. These rolling storms, flash through and dump rain, but it rolls off. The tornadoes out west have been striking, too.
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Mission Impossible Franchise Goes To New Extremes

Posted July 31, 2015 by Anonymous

  Synopsis: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the…

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Ex Machina, What I’m Writing, and Things

Posted July 25, 2015 by James Bow

So, finding ourselves with a rare childless evening, Erin and I rented Ex Machina yesterday. This is a story about an uber-genius software billionaire having invented AI (played by Alicia Vikander) bringing aboard this brilliant computer coder to perform a…

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Gyllenhaal Delivers A Knockout Oscar Punch

Posted July 24, 2015 by Anonymous

  Synopsis: After champion boxer Billy Hope’s life falls apart he enlists a trainer to get him back to the top and retain custody of his daughter.      If…

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Pixels Proves Adam Sandler’s Career is “Game Over”

Posted July 24, 2015 by Ryan

  Synopsis: When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.     Adam…

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Tangerine: iPhone Shot Narrative About Transgender Prostitutes Is the Future of Filmmaking

Posted July 23, 2015 by Kenny Miles

  Synopsis: A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart. (C) Magnolia     The synopsis of Tangerine needs more explaining…

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Mr. Holmes Review (Spoilers)

Posted July 18, 2015 by Anonymous

This review is going to be filled with SPOILERS! If you want to see my rating on the film, go straight to the bottom. Consider yourself warned.   Synopsis: An…

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Trainwreck Paves the Way for Amy Schumer to be a Star

Posted July 17, 2015 by Ryan

  Synopsis: Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.     There have been…

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Exclusive: Inside Washington’s Quest to Bring Down Edward Snowden

Posted June 4, 2015 by Anonymous

Exclusive: Inside Washington’s Quest to Bring Down Edward Snowden

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Senate Approves Major Changes to Surveillance Laws in Passing USA Freedom Act

Posted June 3, 2015 by Anonymous

Senate Approves Major Changes to Surveillance Laws in Passing USA Freedom Act

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Swipe Left or Right? Some Experts Blame Dating Apps for a Rise in STDs

Posted May 29, 2015 by Anonymous

Swipe Left or Right? Some Experts Blame Dating Apps for a Rise in STDs

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The State Department Will Start Releasing Hillary Clinton’s Emails June 30

Posted May 27, 2015 by Anonymous

The State Department Will Start Releasing Hillary Clinton’s Emails June 30

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Iran’s “Judge of Death” Presides Over Washington Post Reporter’s Trial

Posted May 26, 2015 by Anonymous

Iran’s “Judge of Death” Presides Over Washington Post Reporter’s Trial

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Islamic State Warns of ‘Black Days’ for Saudi Arabia as Bomber in Mosque Attack Is Identified

Posted May 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Islamic State Warns of ‘Black Days’ for Saudi Arabia as Bomber in Mosque Attack Is Identified

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Video Shows Frenzied Clash at Protest Over Plan to Build Massive Copper Mine in Peru

Posted May 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Video Shows Frenzied Clash at Protest Over Plan to Build Massive Copper Mine in Peru

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Protesters Are Going to Hit the Streets This Weekend in Over 400 Cities to March Against Monsanto

Posted May 23, 2015 by Anonymous

Protesters Are Going to Hit the Streets This Weekend in Over 400 Cities to March Against Monsanto

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Microbeads Kill Animals and Destroy the Environment, So California May Ban Them

Posted May 23, 2015 by Anonymous

Microbeads Kill Animals and Destroy the Environment, So California May Ban Them

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With a Deadline Looming, the Fate of the PATRIOT Act Is in Limbo

Posted May 22, 2015 by Anonymous

With a Deadline Looming, the Fate of the PATRIOT Act Is in Limbo

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Grand Jury Indicts Six Baltimore Officers Involved in Freddie Gray’s Death

Posted May 22, 2015 by Anonymous

Grand Jury Indicts Six Baltimore Officers Involved in Freddie Gray’s Death

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Major Cancer Charities Shut Down Amid $187-Million Donation Scam

Posted May 21, 2015 by Anonymous

Major Cancer Charities Shut Down Amid $187-Million Donation Scam

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California Pipeline Spill Dumps 21,000 Gallons of Oil into the Pacific Ocean

Posted May 20, 2015 by Anonymous

California Pipeline Spill Dumps 21,000 Gallons of Oil into the Pacific Ocean

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New Video Gives Fresh Insight into What Happened During Freddie Gray’s Arrest

Posted May 20, 2015 by Anonymous

New Video Gives Fresh Insight into What Happened During Freddie Gray’s Arrest

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Obama and Congress Establish Nationwide ‘Blue Alert’ System for Threats Against Police

Posted May 20, 2015 by Anonymous

Obama and Congress Establish Nationwide ‘Blue Alert’ System for Threats Against Police

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Suicides Among Black Children Rise as Rates for Whites Drop: Study

Posted May 20, 2015 by Anonymous

Suicides Among Black Children Rise as Rates for Whites Drop: Study

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Spies, Lies, and Silicon Valley: Shane Smith Interviews Ashton Carter (Part 4)

Posted May 19, 2015 by Anonymous

Spies, Lies, and Silicon Valley: Shane Smith Interviews Ashton Carter (Part 4)

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The Watchdog, the Whistleblower, and the Secret CIA Torture Report

Posted May 19, 2015 by Anonymous

The Watchdog, the Whistleblower, and the Secret CIA Torture Report

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The Military Equipment Gravy Train Is Ending for Local Police Departments

Posted May 18, 2015 by Anonymous

The Military Equipment Gravy Train Is Ending for Local Police Departments

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How Does the US Leave Afghanistan? – Shane Smith Interviews Ashton Carter (Part 3)

Posted May 18, 2015 by Anonymous

How Does the US Leave Afghanistan? – Shane Smith Interviews Ashton Carter (Part 3)

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Lithuania Thinks the Russians Are Coming—and It’s Preparing with Wargames

Posted May 18, 2015 by Katie Engelhart

Lithuania Thinks the Russians Are Coming—and It’s Preparing with Wargames

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Migrants Face Kidnappings, Torture, and Forced Labor on Hellish Journey to Southeast Asia

Posted May 17, 2015 by Anonymous

Migrants Face Kidnappings, Torture, and Forced Labor on Hellish Journey to Southeast Asia

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US Troops Killed a Top Islamic State Leader and Captured His Wife in a Raid in Syria

Posted May 17, 2015 by Anonymous

US Troops Killed a Top Islamic State Leader and Captured His Wife in a Raid in Syria

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Why Africa Might Be ‘The Market of the Future’ For Illegal Drugs

Posted May 16, 2015 by Anonymous

Why Africa Might Be ‘The Market of the Future’ For Illegal Drugs

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Madison Authorities Release Footage Showing Cop Firing Fatal Bullets at Tony Robinson

Posted May 14, 2015 by Anonymous

Madison Authorities Release Footage Showing Cop Firing Fatal Bullets at Tony Robinson

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