economy

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2014 Phyllis Clarke Memorial Lecture: Costas Lapavitsas

Mar 4, 2014
George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre
245 Church Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 28.9404" N, 79° 22' 39.5148" W
Ontario CA
Costas Lapavitsas teaches economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He has done research in the political economy of money and finance.
Blog
Jan 21, 2014

'Rail versus pipeline' is the wrong question

David Suzuki
We shouldn't be debating whether it's better to transport fossil fuels by rail or pipeline; we should be asking how to reduce the need for both by cutting back on oil, gas and coal.
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Fight for Fair Wages: Public Forum

Jan 24, 2014 to Jan 25, 2014
William Doo Auditorium, U of T
45 Willcocks Street (2 blocks south of Harbord Street - 5 minute walk south of Spadina Station)
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Panel discussion
News
Dec 11, 2013
Photo: flickr/Joe Schueller

Big banks continue to run the (risky) show

Nick Fillmore
Giant banks have apparently learned very little from the 2008 collapse. Many of them are carrying on with the same overly risky and even illegal activities that led to the crisis in the first place.
Blog
Oct 29, 2013

Critical issues deserve a higher standard

David Suzuki
Rational discussion of critical issues appears to be falling by the wayside in Canada, with government and some media stooping instead to personal attacks, exaggerations, lies and muzzling of experts.

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