Economy

In cahoots
Nov 13, 2018

Ontario workers fight back

The government is levelling its first major attack on workers through Bill 47. But Unifor members are showing that the rights that workers have fought for in Ontario will not be taken away so easily.
Blog
Oct 10, 2018
NAFTA Initialing Ceremony, October 1992. Photo: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum/Wikimedia Commons

Is there life after NAFTA?

Mel Watkins
With one trade agreement having failed us, some are arguing that we should diversify our trade beyond the U.S. market by signing on to more trade deals. But is that the wrong lesson?
Book Review
Oct 4, 2018

Canada's incredible expanding wealth gap

Yutaka Dirks
Lars Osberg's "The Age of Increasing Inequality" is a valuable read for those hoping to make sense of inequality, as well as the arguments advanced by economists about the problem.
Blog
Oct 2, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shake hands during a joint press conference. Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead/ Wikimedia Commons

Did we really defeat Chapter 11 in NAFTA?

Brent Patterson
Although the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal phases out NAFTA's Chapter 11, analysis suggests transnational capital has other tricks up its sleeve to challenge the public interest.

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