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| September 15, 2015

Stephen Harper worst PM on the economy since 1946

September 14, 2015
| The Conservative government's reliance on austerity and trickle-down economics has led to the most poorly performing Canadian economy since the Second World War, according to Jim Stanford.
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| September 8, 2015

The evolution of anxiety about debt and deficits

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2400 B.C.: The king of Lagash, part of ancient Sumerian civilization in what is now Iraq, declares a general cancellation of debts. Peasants have come under great economic pressure with the rise of agriculturally based empires. It is the peasants who panic and the monarch who gives them relief, showing that debt hasn't yet become the source of an indelible moral stain, unlike our own time. Debt happens and if it becomes too heavy, the government simply cancels it.


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