Nov 18, 2011

Unions are key to fighting inequity for all workers

Ken Georgetti
Being in a union means earning a decent wage so that people can buy a home, a car, raise a family, take a vacation, put their kids through college, and retire in dignity.
Nov 15, 2011

CCPA report: Who Occupies the Sky?

Marc Lee
CCPA released a new report today that makes links between inequality and carbon footprints. The analysis is timely given the Occupy movement's focus on inequality and movements for climate justice.
Oct 27, 2011
Occupy Hamilton

Occupy comes to Hamilton

Progressive Voices
On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, we speak with the Media Committee of Occupy Hamilton on the origins and importance of the Occupy movement, and what Occupy Hamilton hopes to achieve.
Oct 27, 2011

In defence of Occupy

Emma Pullman
Jamie Biggar
It took decades to get us into this mess -- let's be patient with the Occupy movement as it tries to help us find a way out.
Oct 27, 2011

Understanding the B.C. tax system

Income taxes were first introduced in 1917 as a temporary measure to raise money to finance the First World War. Income tax is still with us almost 100 years later.
Oct 24, 2011

Occupy Canada: Weekly news

Trish Hennessy
Occupy Wall Street has opened up discussion about a problem that keeps getting worse: the gap between the rich and the poor. Here's a roundup of stories emerging on the issue of income inequality.
Aug 26, 2011

The racialized impact of tuition fees

Nick Falvo
Mainstream policy wonks claim that tuition fees and rising levels of student debt in Canada are inconsequential. While enrollment is rising, the increases in costs do not affect all groups equally.


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