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Aug 13, 2018

The moral economy and the struggle for a good life

Nima Maleki
Much of the world's population struggles for basic necessities. Adequately paid jobs, housing, food, clean drinking water, and health-care are not reaching many who need it. But, why is that?
Blog
Mar 10, 2016
Image: Flickr/Ged Carroll

It's expensive to be a woman

Cheryl MacIsaac
When it comes to the economics of being a woman, we really do need to consider this dual injustice: Women earn less than men, but are expected to spend more.
Blog
Jan 8, 2016
Image: Flickr/Fabio Aro

Excessive CEO pay: What is to be done?

Hugh Mackenzie
The average compensation of the top 100 CEOs in Canada would have reached the average Canadian's annual full-time earnings by 18 minutes past noon on January 4, the second paid day of the year.
Blog
Sep 22, 2015
Photo: jacinta lluch valero/flickr

It's time to talk about a new vision for the economy

David Suzuki
Why are we so reluctant to talk about how we can get out of this cycle of endless buying and unsatisfying consumption by considering steady-state economies or even de-growth alternatives?
Podcast
Sep 14, 2015

Stephen Harper worst PM on the economy since 1946

Redeye
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.
Podcast
Jul 15, 2015

Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

Redeye
While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
Podcast
Jun 7, 2015

Majority of world's workers face job insecurity

Redeye
A recent report by the International Labour Organization finds that the changing nature of employment is contributing to inequality worldwide. Steven Tobin is senior economist with the ILO.
Podcast
Apr 28, 2015

Book: A Better Place on Earth

Redeye
The divide between rich and poor in British Columbia is wider than in any other province. Andrew MacLeod documents the corrosive impact of inequality in his new book.

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