Duncan Cameron

Columnists
Aug 29, 2008

Green Bonds gaining ground

Issuing Green Bonds is one positive way for governments to bring citizens anxious to contribute to reducing global warming together with green investment projects funded by government.
Columnists
Aug 21, 2008

Getting out the vote

There is an astounding revelation in a recent <i>New Yorker</i> feature about Barack Obama. When it appeared this summer, the article's damning revelation about how American electoral politics works
Columnists
Aug 14, 2008

The digital left

In the digital era, with the advent of the Internet and Web 2.0, democratic politics is being re-invented.
Columnists
Jul 25, 2008

Sheer poetry: The Regina Manifesto

The first full CCF convention was held 75 years ago, July 19 to 21 in Regina. The price of wheat that year was 39 cents a bushel, the lowest in history, and the Queen City was preparing to welcome th
Columnists
Jul 17, 2008

New name needed for NDP

Words have magic properties. Names matter. So why not change the name, if it helps to attract more supporters, members and voters?
Columnists
Jul 11, 2008

Carbon taxes and social classes

A political leader cannot go far wrong by doing what is best for the country, choosing what is right for people, and then acting. The only problem is agreeing on what is meant by "best" and by "right
Columnists
Jun 25, 2008

The real green shift

The most obvious problem with the Green Shift proposed by St&#195;&#169;phane Dion is that the Liberal party plan will not reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly, if at all. The hidden assumpt
Columnists
Jun 19, 2008

Walter Gordon: the last liberal

Michael Ignatieff wants Canada to have an east-west energy corridor linking provinces producing low greenhouse gas emitting electricity with those still burning coal, and increasing energy security.
Columnists
Jun 13, 2008

Fire Flaherty

Monday was the sixth day of the CAW blockade of GM Canada headquarters in Oshawa. The union does not plan a strike, and the blockade has been peaceful, but there is great anger in Oshawa, and Durham
Columnists
Jun 6, 2008

Central Canada unites against Ottawa

Premiers Jean Charest and Dalton McGuinty emerged from an historic Quebec-Ontario joint cabinet meeting in Quebec City, June 2, to announce a regional climate agreement, and other projects for joint
Columnists
May 29, 2008

The carbon tax conundrum

Jack Layton, leader of the very green federal NDP, is under attack by Green Party leader, Elizabeth May, and environmentalist, David Suzuki, for not supporting a new carbon tax regime to help reduce
Columnists
May 22, 2008

Canadians losing big to Big Oil

The logic is simple. If oil companies are making money at $70 a barrel, and through no action on their part, their price increases to $115 a barrel, why should they get to pocket the difference?
Columnists
May 16, 2008

The next Keynesian revival

Keynes is back. After being considered wrong, and consigned to the past, his theories &#151; conceived to fight the depression of the 1930s &#151; have become current again.
Columnists
May 9, 2008

The Harper game plan

If you want to continue the fight between federalists, and sovereignists, vote for the Liberals or the Bloc. If you prefer economic prosperity, choose the Conservatives. This is the message being roa
Columnists
May 1, 2008

Resisting recession

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
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.
Columnists
Apr 25, 2008

Sue your banker

Canada's capitalists are squabbling. The issue is how to divvy up the costs of taking on bad debts associated with the sub-prime meltdown in the U.S.
Columnists
Apr 17, 2008

The financial bust of 2008

This past week, Volcker, in a landmark New York speech, read a lesson in central banking to current Fed Chair Ben Bernanke; and he also announced that financial markets had "failed the market test."
Columnists
Apr 3, 2008

The Dion disadvantage

As celebrity MP Bob Rae takes his parliamentary seat, distinctly non-celebrity Liberal leader St&#195;&#169;phane Dion continues to weather vicious attacks originating in his home province, and ampli
Columnists
Mar 27, 2008

We don't 'hafta' NAFTA

Canada needs to adopt an aggressive economic strategy based around a public sector investment bank, funded by serious taxation of resource depletion.
Columnists
Mar 20, 2008

The Mulroney defence

Now Prime Minister Stephen Harper has invoked the Mulroney defence. He is suing the Liberal Party of Canada over allegations that attempts were made by Conservative party officials to entice MP Chuck
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 &#226;e" that have been played, and heard across the country &#226;e"

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