economic inequality

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Feb 27, 2014
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Wealth inequality: Going from bad to (net) worth

David Macdonald
If income inequality -- where the top 20 per cent of families get 43 per cent of the income -- is concerning, then wealth inequality should be downright shocking.
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Feb 24, 2014

Why the minimum wage debate isn't going to go away

Armine Yalnizyan
There is a good reason why the minimum wage has fired up so much debate lately. It has to do with how a "trickle-away" recovery has dogged so many advanced economies since the 2008 global crisis hit.
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Feb 20, 2014
Photo: flickr/woodleywonderworks

Who is Canada's middle class?

rabble staff
Who is Canada's middle class? Are they the baby boomers or Gen X and Y? And, who are Canadian politicians addressing when they speak of the middle class?
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Feb 19, 2014
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What you need to know about B.C. Budget 2014

Iglika Ivanova
Yesterday's 2014 B.C. budget contained very little news, as expected. B.C. has no forestry plan, no climate plan, no coherent infrastructure plan, no youth employment plan, no poverty reduction plan.
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Feb 18, 2014

Seven things that should be in this year's B.C. budget

Iglika Ivanova
The 2014 B.C. budget should prioritize measures to set the foundation of a more just and sustainable economy, where prosperity is shared by all. Here are seven initiatives that will get us there.

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