The triumphalism of the federal government throughout the global crisis has become increasingly far-fetched, but the Harper government shows no shame in continuing to milk it for all it's worth.
In his State of the Union address, many heard echoes of the Barack Obama of old. Among the populist pledges rolled out in the speech was tough talk against the too-big-to-fail banks.
Don Drummond confesses that he has been wrong to believe that changes in public policies are the key to improving Canada's dismal productivity record.
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.
Not a turning point for democracy and progress, 2011 leaves us a less friendly and more dangerous world.
Like it or not, the global meltdown has put us at the end of an era -- and only invention will bring a better one to life.
The December issue of the quarterly Economic Climate for Bargaining publication I produce is now online. This issue has a number of pieces on issues of inequality.
Even now, as we speak, 153 august trade ministers from the nations of the World Trade Organization are gathered in Geneva to chant the ancient spells for warding off economic disaster.
Young people were hard hit by the recession, and have been mainly sitting on the sidelines during the recovery. In fact, youth now make up almost one in three of Canada's 1.4 million unemployed.
Dec 5, 2011 to Dec 6, 2011
Skydragon Cafe, second floor
27 King William StHamilton , ON
Canada43° 15' 26.5824" N, 79° 52' 4.404" W
This documentary explains the nature of capitalist crisis, visits the protests against austerity measures, and recommends revolutionary paths for the future.