Duncan Cameron

Born in Victoria B.C. in 1944, Duncan now lives in Vancouver. Following graduation from the University of Alberta he joined the Department of Finance (Ottawa) in 1966 and was financial advisor to the Canadian Delegation at the United Nations General Assembly in 1967. After working at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), he went on to complete a doctorate from the University of Paris I (Paris-Sorbonne) in 1976.

Duncan is an adjunct professor of political science at Simon Fraser University, a director of the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University in Montreal, and a research fellow of the Centre for Global Political Economy at SFU. He was a member of the political science department at the University of Ottawa from 1975 until 2004.

He is the author, co-author, editor or coeditor of 11 books including Ethics and Economics (with Gregory Baum), The Other Macdonald Report (with Daniel Drache), The Free Trade Papers, The Free Trade Deal, Canada Under Free Trade (with Mel Watkins) and Constitutional Politics (with Miriam Smith).

Duncan Cameron
Columnists
Nov 11, 2008

Uniting the Canadian left

How do progressives respond to the Harper government and the prospect of a majority Harper government? There are four options for the Canadian left.
News
Nov 8, 2008

Obama victory: A break from the past?

Duncan Cameron
The accession of the Democrat Barack Obama to the U.S. presidency marks a break with a pattern of American politics going back 40 years to the election of Richard Nixon.
News

Free markets fail

Duncan Cameron
The main operating assumption of the neoliberal era is now everywhere in question.
News
Apr 29, 2008

Resisting recession

Duncan Cameron
The Liberals want Canadians to ask who should we trust to run the economy? As the economic situation sours, people tend to blame governments for not doing enough to turn things around.
News
Mar 18, 2008

The Mulroney defence

Duncan Cameron
That a sitting prime minister would file a libel suit to stifle criticism by the official opposition of comments he made on tape âe" that have been played, and heard across the country âe"
News
Dec 11, 2007

Climate crime and duplicity

Duncan Cameron
Canada has adopted a Junior Chamber of Commerce approach to the UN environmental talks on climate change in Bali.
News
Nov 20, 2007

Harper's three tests

Duncan Cameron
The prime minister mishandled the Mulroney file, just as he is about to face the three tests that will determine whether or not he can win enough seats to hold on to his job, come the expected Spring
News
Nov 13, 2007

Flaherty wishing currency speculators a merry Xmas

Duncan Cameron
Trading the Canadian dollar has brought an early Christmas for speculators cashing in on its instability. Our dollar lost three per cent of its value in trading Monday, as speculators took profits.

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