A cab drops off a couple of asylum seekers at the US/Canada border near Champlain, New York, August 20, 2017. AFP PHOTO / Geoff Robins /Getty Images

Want to live and work in Canada? That dream could become a reality now the government has announced plans to accept more than a million immigrants in the next three years.

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Top 5 anarchist plots in American history

Throughout history, anarchists have been responsible for bombings and assassinations, including some very recent ones.

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  • Anarchism isn't always violent, but there's a reason why that stereotype has stuck.
  • Throughout history, anarchists have tried to bomb and assassinate different targets – including Barack Obama.
  • Here are 5 notable anarchist plots, ranging from centuries-old bombings to modern-day assassination attempts.
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Women won’t ask a man for more pay – but they will ask a woman

Gender differences arise only in negotiations between a man and a woman where the woman is in the weak position, but not when the woman is the empowered party.

The figure of 78 cents to a man's dollar is familiar to many of us. It's how the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics has quantified the gender gap among full-time workers: for each dollar that men earn, women earn 78 cents.

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What is socialism? Here's how 10 brilliant thinkers define it.

There is no one answer. But there are 10.

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  • Like many ideologies, socialism can be many things to different people.
  • These ten quotes show what it means to ten different thinkers, including Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill.
  • While they leave the question of what socialism is unsettled, they do offer us great insights.
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Noam Chomsky: Writer, linguist... anarchist?

Throughout his career, the famous philosopher has been trying to correct people's misconceptions about anarchy. Here's some of his thinking.

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  • Anarchism is usually connected to violence and chaos, but as a philosophy, its tenets are more nuanced than mere destruction for destruction's sake.
  • It may surprise some to find out that Noam Chomsky, famous for his innovations in linguistics and philosophy, describes himself as an anarchist.
  • Whether you agree with him or not, understanding anarchism can lead to a better understanding of our society and its politics.
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