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Jul 5, 2012
Screenshot from Steven Keen's talk "Canada's Debt Bubble"

Keen on economics and Canadian debt

David Macdonald
I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Steven Keen's talk "Canada's Debt Bubble" on June 28. I immediately purchased Steven's book, Debunking Economics, and read it all weekend.
Blog
Dec 31, 2011

Why not lock in low interest rates?

Andrew Jackson
The federal government has failed to take up an historic opportunity to lock in ultra-low interest rates on long-term Government of Canada bonds.
Blog
Aug 9, 2011

About those 'unfunded liabilities'

Marc Lee
When it comes to the Canada Pension Plan, a major talking point from the right is that the CPP has "unfunded liabilities," with the implication that it is financially unsustainable. This is nonsense.
Blog
Aug 4, 2011

Public sector austerity: Why is Canada leading the way?

Andrew Jackson
The major economic problem faced by Canadians is a very slow recovery and weak job market, not government deficits or rising debt. But public spending cuts will make the real problem even worse.
Columnists
Jun 2, 2009

Tories wield the deficit truncheon

Despite a decade of huge budget surpluses, neither the Liberals nor the Conservatives invested in our public services, which would have distributed benefits far more widely than tax cuts.
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