Right Wing Politics

The Case For Universal Basic Income

Salman Sakir | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada
Salman Sakir

The combination of four factors, globalization, outsourcing, automaton, and the increasing adaptation and use of artificial intelligence is taking a growing toll on the low-income and middle-class sections of the society in developed countries, which is prompting the debate for the introduction of universal basic income.

Neoliberalism And The Rise Of Right-Wing Politics

Salman Sakir | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada Politics
Salman Sakir

Many Western countries have followed a policy of neoliberalism for the last few decades. A combination of privatization, deregulation including financial deregulation, free trade and globalization characterize neoliberalism. Neoliberalism has been a boon for global economic growth; both developed and developing countries have benefited from neoliberalism in terms of high economic growth.

Aging World Social Forum Can Still Be The Leader The Left Needs

Nick Fillmore | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Politics
Nick Fillmore

It is time for the WSF to seriously evaluate itself and its place in the world. The movement has lost some of its radical edge over the years. Organizers have given in to some extent to the influences of government and the corporate world -- initially the group's main enemies.

Mulcair Sang Praises For Margaret Thatcher's Right-Wing Politics

The Huffington Post Quebec | Catherine Levesque | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Politics

In 2001, Mulcair said: “In Quebec, the government is so omnipresent and plays in so many sandboxes at the same time that we can no longer speak of a free market."

Bill C-43 Treats Immigrants Like Criminals

J.S. Vijaya | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Politics
J.S. Vijaya

Bill C-43 The Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act: An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act thus far has passed First Reading. As a criminal defence lawyer working in the multicultural city of Toronto, I will have to quickly ascertain the citizenship of my clients in the first interview and quickly advise them of the potential dire consequences if they are either refugees or non-citizens.