While clearly not as grim as the U.S., features in Canadian politics and society mimic those that led to the election result in the U.S.
True believers may think that merely educating citizens about how trade deals really are good for everyone will save the day for globalization. But there's a much deeper problem.
It's amazing what we gradually accept as normal -- even admirable -- in how we treat each other in Canada. As Bruce Cockburn's song suggests, the trouble with normal is it always gets worse.
Carlo Fanelli's book Megacity Malaise makes the case for civic unions as front-line defenders against continued neoliberal attacks directed at those who are not at all the cause of our urban problems.
If recent mainstream economic reports are to be taken seriously, some of the big brains managing global capitalism these days are starting to lose faith in their neoliberal ideology.
The World Social Forum begins today in Montreal, running until Sunday Aug. 14 with over 1,000 self-directed sessions to mobilize, organize and plan for a better future.
This is an epilogue to Ed Finn's three-part series examining the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
Since the 2008 financial crisis, many economic projections now accept a pattern of slow growth as inevitable. Jim Stanford explains why it's important for progressives to dig beneath this argument.
In part two of our talk with Cheri DiNovo, hear what she has to say about Trudeaumania, unions, poverty, Israel and making the banks pay.
This is Part 3 of a three-part series that examines the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.