Episode 18

Published on:

20th May 2021

mRNA $$$, Lobbyist Rule, & the Big Reset

Well, they finally did it. After bemoaning their own privatization of Connaught Labs, the government made an investment in domestic vaccine manufacturing. Hooray? Hardly.

2020 was the year of COVID, and as it turns out, the year of the lobbyist. All the government money the pandemic provided was chum in the water for the lobby sharks and they went for it in a big way.

The Liberal government in Newfoundland takes a crack at a “Big Reset.” The only problem is that it’s packed with austerity, slamming working Canadians and gifting public assets to corporations. Will anyone respond?

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