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Joseph Laforest grew up in Calgary’s sprawling suburbs, and studied philosophy and geography. He currently researches income polarization at the University of Calgary and organizes local reading groups.

  • Magazine

    Oil’s Deep State

    The fossil fuel industry has the Canadian government by the throat – but it’s been a long time coming. Joseph Laforest reviews Oil’s Deep State, by Kevin Taft.