tax system

Columnists
Mar 22, 2011

Economic inequality is not 'realistic'

Why is greed and love of money considered good in the case of a wealthy investor, while the wider desire for a decent living standard is considered an expectation to be curbed in ordinary citizens?
Columnists
Dec 28, 2010

The growth of extreme inequality in Canada

There was always skepticism about claims that, as the rich became richer, income would "trickle down" to others. What wasn't foreseen was that the trickling would actually be in the other direction.
Podcast
Nov 23, 2010

The Trouble With Billionaires: Part 1

Redeye
If you earned one dollar every second you would be a millionaire in 12 days. It would take another 32 years for you to become a billionaire.
Podcast
Nov 23, 2010

The Trouble With Billionaires: Part 2

Redeye
If you earned one dollar every second you would be a millionaire in twelve days. It would take another 32 years for you to become a billionaire.
Columnists
Sep 6, 2010

New Brunswick has a fiscal mal de ventre

Watch the New Brunswick election for an eye-opener. Thanks to continuous tax cuts, which are great for shoppers but not great for debt, New Brunswick's finances are spiralling out of control.
Columnists
Apr 1, 2010

Let's talk about tax

The Liberal think-fest last weekend turned up some unexpected consequences. Michael Ignatieff found the courage, at least temporarily, to take an actual stand on a tough political issue.

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