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Columnists
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.
Blog
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.
Columnists
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.
Blog
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.
Blog
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.
Blog
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.
Blog
Dec 26, 2012

Rising inequality driven by corporate Canada

Daniel Tseghay
It turns out that the top 60 Canadian-based firms make up 67 per cent of all equity market capitalization and 60 per cent of all corporate profit.
Blog
Dec 21, 2012
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Why the income inequality deniers are wrong

Armine Yalnizyan
You couldn't have made it through 2012 without running into a story about income inequality. A year later, some people think it's time you go back to sleep.

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