Wage inequality only explains a very small part of income inequality. Union density and race are the real explanatory factors.
Americans asked to build their ideal system of wealth distribution chose something that looks very different than the United States. They built a system that looks a lot more like Sweden.
Canada's pension system goes back to 1927. Now, Harper wants to make changes, but will not engage in open debate and discussion.
Federal cutbacks announced in the 2010 and 2011 budgets will result in more than 60,000 job losses, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
If Canada is serious about mitigating the effects of climate change, it needs to not only reduce domestic consumption of fossil fuels, but also to stop peddling fossil fuels in export markets.
A new report from the CCPA suggests that Canadian domestic greenhouse gases are only part of the problem. It is time Canada did something about exported greenhouse gas emissions too.
For the first time since 2003, the child poverty rate increased and now stands at 8.2% of all children under the age of 18 in Nova Scotia, which translates to 14,000 children living in poverty.
A new report finds that the richest 20% of Canadian households are responsible for almost double the greenhouse gas emissions of those in the lowest-income group.
In an interview with rabble.ca, the head of the Under One Roof project says it will offer support and collaboration opportunities to progressive organizations now housed in its facility.
The Occupy Wall Street/Occupy Canada protests seem to be occupying – and perhaps unhinging – the minds of media pundits.