Amy Goodman
Mar 3 2011 | Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Idaho ... these are the latest fronts in the battle of budgets, with the larger fight over a potential shutdown of the U.S. government looming.
Hennessy's Index
Mar 1 2011 | The federal government is showing spendthrift tendencies -- for things like the military. Meanwhile the numbers for unemployment and poverty do not look good.
Duncan Cameron
Mar 1 2011 | With the Liberals unpopular, and the PQ dominated by a hard-line sovereignist faction that limits its appeal, François Legault sees an open road ahead for the Coalition for the Future of Quebec.
Ralph Surette
Mar 1 2011 | The challenge of societal and economic change -- as opposed to mindless change driven by cheap energy -- is coming down with greater and greater speed and ferocity. We have tough decisions to make.
Jim Stanford
Mar 1 2011 | Perhaps influenced by a recent sea-change in economists’ attitudes, policymakers in most provinces have begun to revitalize minimum wages after years of stagnation.
Murray Dobbin
Feb 28 2011 | A poll shows that 86 per cent of voters fear the 'secrecy and control' of the Harperites. The Liberals show they are disastrous for social justice. The NDP can play to their strengths on these issues.
Amy Goodman
Feb 25 2011 | The workers of Egypt were instrumental in bringing down the regime there. In the streets of Madison, Wisconsin, another demonstration of solidarity is taking place.
Jerry West
Feb 23 2011 | The Liberal and New Democratic parties are coming into the homestretch on their run to choose a new leader. The most important issue facing the province is stabilization of the environment.
Linda McQuaig
Feb 22 2011 | Canadian universities may espouse the ideals of academic freedom, but the reality is many take company money and must contort themselves for their corporate donors.
Duncan Cameron
Feb 22 2011 | The NDP leader outlined four key points he wanted from the Conservatives in March’s budget. Instead, Layton was accused of backing down on fighting against corporate tax cuts, which wasn't true.
Ralph Surette
Feb 20 2011 | The federal Conservatives are in turmoil over, among other things, what public infrastructure to fund across the country. The Halifax convention centre is one of those, and well it should be.
Duncan Cameron
Feb 16 2011 | A democratic revolution must adopt programs backed by youth, the unemployed, workers, and low income families. Democratic reforms leading to an open political process are a necessary step.
Ellen Russell
Feb 16 2011 | Stock market regulations will be flouted if the merger between the TSX and the LSE takes place, with those wanting to circumvent restrictions moving to the location which is most lax.
Amy Goodman
Feb 16 2011 | U.S. President Barack Obama unleashed his proposed 2012 budget this week, pronouncing, proudly: "I've called for a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years."
Murray Dobbin
Feb 14 2011 | The 'doctoring' of a document that denied the ecumenical development group its funding occurred, and the Speaker of Parliament has placed a big question mark on Bev Oda, the minister in charge.