The term "affordability" hides the stasis or fallback of the last 40 years and the failure of neoliberalism to deliver even a sustained status quo.
A wealth tax has received little media coverage -- beyond denunciations in the National Post, which surely has nothing to do with the fact the media is largely owned by billionaires.
Various degrees of fascism, liberalism, and socialism are back precisely because we are again confronted with problems that traditional liberalism cannot solve.
Members of the new federal Advisory Committee on Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy all have personal experience of poverty, and they are working to build resilient communities across the country.
Why are tens of thousands of regular people, citizens of the French Republic, staging a democratic revolt against tax increases?
There are sombre facts and figures available that paint a much darker picture of unemployment in this country than the basic statistics alone.
Doug Ford's revved-up war against the poor could perhaps be described as politically cunning. One thing it could never be described as is populist.
The problem with the federal government's new anti-poverty statement is that it includes no new poverty reduction measures.
A social safety net to ensure that every individual has enough to live on should be standard in a liberal democracy. Canada had such a social safety net, until it was abolished nearly 25 years ago.
Extreme intolerance seems to be the 0.0001%'s new tack to ensure the energy of all the growing underclasses are not misdirected at them.