Our age's disruptive technological innovations have brought a rise in the importance of the ownership of information. How do we resist the development of an information-oriented hierarchy?
To stop climate chaos we need collective action to challenge capitalism. The system that brought us to this dangerous precipice isn't going to rescue us from it.
Much of the world's population struggles for basic necessities. Adequately paid jobs, housing, food, clean drinking water, and health-care are not reaching many who need it. But, why is that?
Low welfare rates, minimal childcare support and skyrocketing rents mean B.C. has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada. The B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition is organizing a week of action.
Raoul and I talk about white privilege, consumerism and class economics, apathy and ignorance and how most issues are not about guilt, but about "knowing."
We talk about "An Insignificant Man," about politics and activism and why India is a "very ambitious project." We touch on inequality, hope and social change
So before summer's over, please shell out a couple of hundred bucks to your favourite NGO. And get angrier about obscene inequality. You won't be sorry.
We are often told that the solution to poverty is for the poor to “get a job” or for various sectors to create more jobs. But this CCPA study finds that a job is not a guaranteed path out of poverty.
Unlike many of our OECD brethren, Canada does not currently levy an inheritance, estate or wealth tax of any sort. That has to change, argues Carter Vance.
When it comes to the economics of being a woman, we really do need to consider this dual injustice: Women earn less than men, but are expected to spend more.