economic inequality

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Mar 23, 2010

Weekly Audit: After health care, the economy

Zach Carter
Now that health care reform has finally been enacted, a host of critical economic issues are taking center stage, including financial reform, unemployment and deeply rooted economic inequality.
Columnists
Dec 9, 2009

Climate leadership needed in Copenhagen

Official delegations from 192 countries and hundreds of NGOs are engaging in two weeks of meetings aiming for a global agreement to stave off catastrophic global climate change.
Columnists
Dec 8, 2009

Canada is number nine

A new report from the Centre for the Study of Living Standards reveals how poorly Canadians have been faring compared to citizens of other industrial nations.
Columnists
Dec 4, 2009

Paying our climate debt

Among the smartest and most promising proposals in advance of Copenhagen is "climate debt," the idea that rich countries should pay reparations to poor countries for the climate crisis.
Columnists
Sep 28, 2009

Michael Moore: America's teacher

On September 17, in the midst of the publicity blitz for his cinematic takedown of the capitalist order, Michael Moore talked with Naomi Klein about the film, and the roots of our economic crisis.
Columnists
Sep 8, 2009

Tax havens: out of sight, out of mind

No one questions the zeal of Canadian authorities in ensuring that ordinary folks pay every cent of their taxes. Yet the government doesn't appear to be equally zealous when it comes to the rich.
Columnists
Apr 9, 2009

Let's play G20 questions

Despite all the hype, the G20's ascendance and its thrust toward global governance brings us now fully into the 21st C.
Columnists
Apr 3, 2009

The guys in the towers

The guys in the towers can weather almost any degree of common sense with a mixture of denial, mild reform and, above all, patience. They have no fear of being tried for "economic crimes."
Columnists
Mar 26, 2009

Change for a dollar

We need more than financial stability. We need an ethical financial sector whose commitment to shared prosperity equals its desire for stability.
Columnists
Mar 24, 2009

Getting a grip on greed

The impulse to resist unbridled capitalism -- with its resulting extreme inequality and economic domination by the rich -- is basic and has persisted throughout the centuries.
Columnists
Mar 20, 2009

Who's Obama proving to be?

Barack Obama is in the difficult position of being a president who wants to do good in a position that requires him to serve the U.S. economic elite and maintain American military dominance.
Columnists
Mar 18, 2009

Those hit hardest get no bailout

Taxpayers' bailout money for AIG bonuses has rightfully provoked a massive backlash against AIG, Wall Street, President Barack Obama and his economic advisers.
Event

Basic income Toronto election forum

Oct 15, 2015
St. Luke's United Church
353 Sherbourne street
ON
Canada
43° 39' 46.4616" N, 79° 22' 21.8496" W
Ontario CA
All parties are invited to explain their policies or lack thereof on a Basic Income, also called Guaranteed Annual Income, Guaranteed Livable income.
Event

May Day Ottawa: Solidarity Against Austerity

May 1, 2012
Confederation Park
Elgin and Laurier
Ottawa, , ON
Canada
45° 25' 15.9024" N, 75° 41' 35.0268" W
Ontario CA
Take to the Streets to Stop the Cuts and then Join us for a real discussion about the unfairness of this austerity agenda and what we need to do going forward.
Event

No More Band-Aids or Bail-Outs for the Rich

Nov 5, 2009
St. James Park
King St. East and Jarvis St.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 1.6524" N, 79° 22' 18.8004" W
Ontario CA
As part of the Campaign for a Poverty Free Ontario Province-Wide Day of Action

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