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.
Where did the obsessive concern with a balanced federal budget come from and how did it gain such currency in the popular imagination?
It's getting worse. Stephen Harper is now serving notice that he's willing to tear the social fabric of the country apart if that's what it takes to get his party re-elected.
The exceptionally successful neoliberal campaign to change the "ideological fabric" of society has put western civilization on a track to irreversible collapse. How can we shift course?
Ottawa is spending $13.4 million so its tax auditors can descend, locust-like, on charitable groups not in lockstep with the Harper government's worldview.
David J. Climenhaga
Bill 10 gave Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner a little flimsy intellectual cover for the idea that what he was doing to public employees was sound policy.