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Sep 4, 2015
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Canada's job numbers barely treading water

Kaylie Tiessen
This week's GDP numbers confirmed that Canada experienced a recession in the first six months of 2015 and today's latest job numbers show Canadians looking for good jobs have been feeling the pinch.
Podcast
Jul 30, 2015

Finance trumps democracy in Greece

Redeye
Greek voters rejected austerity in a referendum only to see their government approve the very economic measures they had just voted against. Louis Philippe Rochon says Greece needs to leave the EU.
Podcast
Jul 15, 2015

Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

Redeye
While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
Podcast
Jul 13, 2015

Why Greeks voted no to austerity package

Redeye
Last weekend, Greek voters turned down the terms of a financial bailout. Costas Panayotakis explains what led 60% of voters to reject the deal and what will happen next in Greece.
Columnists
Jul 10, 2015

We are all (or should be) Greeks now

Why should we all be Greeks now? Because the Greek crisis is about nation-building versus globalization, prosperity versus impoverishment and democracy versus austerity.
Podcast
Jun 18, 2015

Free trade agreements enshrine corporate rights

Redeye
When governments try to protect the environment or promote the local economy, free trade agreements allow companies to sue for billions of dollars for lost profits. Murray Dobbin explains how.

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