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Tax the rich: increase employment and sustain demand

Transnational finance, the corporate media, and rightwing political parties are using high government deficits as pretexts for cuts to public employment and social programs.

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March 24, 2014 |
After 11 years in power, the Liberals have not addressed the serious and growing problem of poverty in Ontario
September 9, 2013 |
There is zero agreement among economists on what constitutes Canada's middle class.
June 19, 2013 |
Indigenous children in Canada are over two and a half times more likely to live in poverty than non-Indigenous children.
May 31, 2013 |
While the super wealthy may feel they are winning the class war as the inequality gap widens, the face of austerity is an evidence-based decline in population health.
May 10, 2013 |
On April 30, 2013, CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan testified to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the committee’s study of income inequality.
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Canada's tax system in dire need of reform

February 16, 2013
| The idea that wealthy people should pay a much higher percentage of their income in tax sounds pretty radical these days. But a new report says it’s an important way to make taxes more fair.
Length: 12:56 minutes (11.84 MB)

Canada's bloated 1%

| February 1, 2013

Using the tax system to offset rising income inequality

| February 1, 2013
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DVD Review: The Game

October 23, 2012
| What if you play with a game and it ends up playing with you? BOO!
Length: 03:33 minutes (3.25 MB)
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