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CBC: Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks peak as Canada eyes election timing

Posted July 28, 2015 by Anonymous

Harper might want to stretch the TPP bargaining to minimize electoral risks. But in the middle of an election, the timing is not really up to Canada. Speak out now at

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CBC: ‘Shrewd’ Canada playing long game as TPP trade talks begin in Maui

Posted July 24, 2015 by Anonymous

Aloha! Welcome to the weekend, where things get real for TPP negotiations in Hawaii.
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Article by Janyce McGregor for CBC News
As Canada’s lead negotiator Kirs…

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Syriza wins in Greece: what it must do

Posted January 25, 2015 by Ian Welsh

(Given the way Greek financial negotiations have played out, I think this first take is timely, and have restored it to the top.  Originally published in January. -Ian) It would have been better if they won last time, Greece is pretty fully looted now.  But Greeks thought they were Europeans, and didn’t realize the contempt […]

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