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The following summary is reprinted with permission of the author and the (Canadian) Institute for Research on Public Policy. The essay, “The Enabling Society” written by social policy expert Peter Hicks, can be accessed by the link at the end of the summary. 1,256 more words
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Counsellors and psychotherapists in the public and private sectors find themselves at the coalface in responding to the effects of austerity politics on the emotional state of the nation .
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“Utopias have a long mixed history in Left movements. Sometimes they have propelled our imagination toward what better worlds might look like. Other times they have trumpeted heaven on earth, a world for angels rather than mortals, a far-fetched leap to the impossible, where birds can play guitar and human beings are able to flap their arms to fly” (Spannos, 2008:3).
Artists of all sorts are subsidized by government, even Harper’s, but does it not give pause to query as to why this government is so intransigent in its budgetary treatment of the CBC? 90 more words