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Norwegians get richer as sovereign wealth fund adds billions - CBC News | The National

Norwegians get richer as sovereign wealth fund adds billions - CBC News | The National | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories with The National newsletter's Jonathon Gatehouse.
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'This would never happen in Canada': Mother's nightmare after homeschooled son is taken away | CTV News

'This would never happen in Canada': Mother's nightmare after homeschooled son is taken away | CTV News | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
A Canadian mother living in Norway says she is living a nightmare after child welfare authorities came into her home and took away her 12-year-old son over what she calls “a misunderstanding.”
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Why governments are broken – and how to fix them

Why governments are broken – and how to fix them | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Governments are inefficient, but no big society has functioned well without one. Much of the problem is that many of them address 19th-Century concerns – making an update long overdue.
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U.S. tech giants mount lobby crusade on Trudeau Liberals

U.S. tech giants mount lobby crusade on Trudeau Liberals | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
U.S. tech giants including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have held more than 100 separate meetings with influential members of Canada's Liberal government over the past 12 months, Radio-Canada has learned.
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The Great Recession is about to overtake the Great Depression

The Great Recession is about to overtake the Great Depression | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
The world is not recovering from the worst downturn in 70 years like it did from the Dirty Thirties
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Universal basic income, explained - Macleans.ca

Universal basic income, explained - Macleans.ca | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Murad Hemmadi breaks down how universal basic income works and why governments are starting to test it out.
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Canada flagged as hidden $14 trillion credit bubble stokes global crisis fears

Canada flagged as hidden $14 trillion credit bubble stokes global crisis fears | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
The world's top financial watchdog has uncovered $14 trillion of global dollar debt hidden in bank report ‘footnotes’
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Three Years On From Its Sale, The Privatisation Of Royal Mail Is A Story Of Our Times

Three Years On From Its Sale, The Privatisation Of Royal Mail Is A Story Of Our Times | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Royal Mail is 500 years old this year, an anniversary marked with some fanfare last month. Today however, is three years since Royal Mail was privatise
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First Nations sign agreement for more control of health care - Macleans.ca

First Nations sign agreement for more control of health care - Macleans.ca | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Federal and Ontario ministers of health sign charter to give front-line workers and First Nations communities more of a say in responding to crises
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The slow death of American freedom - Macleans.ca

The slow death of American freedom - Macleans.ca | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
The U.S. anthem no longer rings true. By many key measures, the 'land of the free' is badly falling behind the rest of the world.
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European Politics Are Swinging to the Right

European Politics Are Swinging to the Right | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Far-right parties like Austria's Freedom Party are becoming more popular than ever, as angst over migrants moves Europe to the right
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The roses and the thorns of C-59, Canada's new national security bill

The roses and the thorns of C-59, Canada's new national security bill | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
It's far from perfect. But Bill C-59 is landmark legislation that appears to be an improvement over the Conservatives' Bill C-51
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Alternate realities - Macleans.ca

Here is what the new House of Commons would look like with proportional representation. Conservatives 122, NDP 94, Liberals 58, Bloc Quebecois 19, Greens 1
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Australia pays fast-food workers $20 an hour and the sky hasn’t fallen

Australia pays fast-food workers $20 an hour and the sky hasn’t fallen | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
High minimum wages can reduce the burden on the state and the taxpayer
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Can U.S. border guards search your phone? Yes, and here are some details on how

Can U.S. border guards search your phone? Yes, and here are some details on how | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a new directive that sets new limits on border agents accessing travellers' phones, establishing criteria for when they can demand passwords, conduct extensive searches, like downloading documents stored in the cloud, or uploading files into a storage drive for analysis.
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No more mushy middle: 2018 will be the end of centrist politics - Macleans.ca

No more mushy middle: 2018 will be the end of centrist politics - Macleans.ca | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Across the West, mainstream politicians have preached centrist compromise, but the cracks are showing and a reckoning is due.
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Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against 'grim' challenges

Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against 'grim' challenges | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society and economic development to better address the nation's "grim" challenges as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress.
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Inside the progressive think tank that really runs Canada - Macleans.ca

Inside the progressive think tank that really runs Canada - Macleans.ca | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
How a small think tank called Canada 2020 gave rise to Justin Trudeau and became the country’s new nexus of power
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'Radical and overreaching': Bell wants Canadians blocked from piracy websites

'Radical and overreaching': Bell wants Canadians blocked from piracy websites | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Canada is a safe haven for internet pirates, Bell Canada says. The telecom giant wants the federal government to fight back by blocking Canadians' access to piracy websites and stiffening the penalties for violations.
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Why Canadian cell phone bills are among the most expensive on the planet

Why Canadian cell phone bills are among the most expensive on the planet | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
As tech analyst Michael Geist has noted, cell phone companies keep raising prices 'because they can'
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Full text of John McCain's Senate floor speech: 'Let’s return to regular order'

Full text of John McCain's Senate floor speech: 'Let’s return to regular order' | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
McCain spoke on the Senate floor after casting a critical vote to proceed to debate on the Senate's Obamacare repeal legislation.
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History's lessons on dealing with Canada's neo-Nazi groups - Macleans.ca

History's lessons on dealing with Canada's neo-Nazi groups - Macleans.ca | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Canada has long been home to hate groups—and two moments, in 1938 and 1965, show us how best to handle today's strain
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Is Europe lurching to the far right? - BBC News

A right-wing populist takes pole position in Austria's presidential vote prompting warnings of a European surge to the far right.
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How US gun culture compares with the world

How US gun culture compares with the world | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
Although America's unique relationship to guns sits at the forefront of the national psyche, gun culture in the US is often seen as an outlier globally. Here's how US gun culture compares with the rest of the world.
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This remarkable chart shows how U.S. defense spending dwarfs the rest of the world

This remarkable chart shows how U.S. defense spending dwarfs the rest of the world | Social 30-1 | Scoop.it
But there's a catch.
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