The fight to eliminate poverty and inequality is far from over and Justin Trudeau's election proposals are inadequate to accomplishing the task. This CCPA paper is a real poverty reduction plan.
In 2014 a state-appointed manager switched the city water supply from the Detroit system to the Flint River in a cost-saving measure. Thousands of Flint residents suffered lead poisoning as a result.
The Oxfam Davos Report shows that 62 individuals now own more wealth than 50 per cent of the world's population. And this share of wealth by half of the world has collapsed by over 40 per cent.
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.
Inequality in health is a reality in Canada, even though our health-care system is widely accessible.
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?
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.
Edward C. Corrigan
A wake-up call for Canada: the UN Human Rights Committee subjects the Harper government to severe criticism over its shortcomings. Read a detailed analysis here.
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.
The Pope joins a diverse global chorus of people calling for changes in our destructive lifestyle to confront crises such as climate change and the ever-growing gap between poor and rich.