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March 31, 2011

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A list of sites and articles worth reading:

    <li>CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan explains how "<a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/economy-lab/the-economists/income-splitting-wont-help-families-in-need/article1960063/" target="_blank">Income splitting won't help families in need</a>" in her latest Globe and Mail article.</li>
    <li>In his Globe and Mail article, "<a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/not-exactly-an-economic-gold-medal/article1962041/" target="_blank">Not exactly an economic gold medal</a>," Jim Stanford looks at the Conservatives' economic track record. He followed that up with a post on the Progressive Economics Forum blog, <a href="http://www.progressive-economics.ca/2011/03/30/full-list-of-60-countries-that-did-better-than-canada/" target="_blank">listing the 60 countries that did better than Canada</a>.</li>
    <li>Dennis Gruending has compiled an extensive and (almost) exhaustive <a href="http://dennisgruending.ca/pulpitandpolitics/2011/03/25/stephen-harpers-hit-list/" target="_blank">list of organizations and programs</a> that have had funding cut or eliminated by the Harper Government.</li>
    <li>Alice Funke's blog, <a href="http://www.punditsguide.ca" target="_blank">The Pundit's Guide to Canadian Federal Elections</a>, combines analysis with solid quantitative research.</li>
    <li>Alex Neve, Secretary-General of Amnesty International in Canada, outlines how basic freedoms of speech and advocacy are under attack in his article, "<a href="http://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/monitor/big-chill" target="_blank">The Big Chill</a>," from the March issue of The CCPA Monitor.</li>
    

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