wealth distribution

Jan 16, 2014
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Class warfare: The U.S. economy

Robert Chernomas
Repeating over and over again the idea that taxing the rich, government social programs and regulation are the cause of unemployment, low wages, debt and lack of innovation doesn't make it true.
Jan 9, 2014
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Class warfare: An economic primer

Robert Chernomas
It is not really about budget deficits or government debt; it is about cutting workers' wages, taxes, social programs and environmental regulations.
Jul 3, 2013

The price of American inequality

The news that trust in neoliberalism is dead, that confidence in the unrestrained free market has become unfathomable to the majority of U.S. citizens, has become more evident since 2008.
Apr 2, 2013
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Who is earning too much?

Andrew Jackson
Last week's publication of the so-called "sunshine" list of 88,412 Ontario public sector workers earning more than $100,000 per year elicited lots of howls of outrage in terms of online commentary.
Mar 13, 2013

The legacy of President Hugo Chavez

Chávez will not be remembered simply as a politician who alleviated his country's rate of poverty. Instead he will be reminisced as a man, and perhaps already as a legend, who empowered the poor.
Feb 1, 2013
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Canada's bloated 1%

Toby Sanger
Statistics Canada's release on the escalating incomes of the top 1 per cent gained a lot of media coverage -- and also provoked some very defensive reactions by major organs of the Canadian media.
Jan 31, 2013
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Atlantic Canada's story of inequality

Christine Saulnier
Jason Edwards
Statistics Canada released new data on high income trends in Canada with nary a mention of the Atlantic Provinces. The inequality in Atlantic Canada also tells a story that demands illustration.
Jan 30, 2013
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It's time for an equality premier

Trish Hennessy
Imagine if Ontario's incoming Premier -- lauded for breaking the inequality barrier on two counts -- decided to parlay her victory into a post-austerity focus on solutions to income inequality.


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