Economy

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Dec 23, 2008

Depression prevention

When the economy starts seriously to shrink, a new set of policy rules comes into play. Call them depression prevention measures.
RabbleTV
Nov 27, 2008

Protestors clash with police in Iceland

A peaceful protest in Iceland against government and banking officials ended with a police charge.
RabbleTV
Nov 24, 2008

Economic Crisis: Factory Town Blues

<pre> <span>Crystal City, Missouri is a small town on the Mississippi River struggling with issues of identity, tough economic times, and environmental accountability.</span> </pre>
RabbleTV
Nov 21, 2008

The rise and fall of the U.S. auto industry

<span class="description">The automobile has long been a symbol of the American lifestyle, representing mobility and prosperity.</span>
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$16 living wage?

Here is an excerpt of yesterday's article from the Star: (http://www.thestar.com/article/538716)

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Forget dreams of a $10 minimum wage lifting thousands of workers out of poverty. A couple raising two young children in the GTA would each need to earn at least $16.60 an hour to have a decent quality of life, says a new study to be released today. A single parent with one child would need to earn $16.15 an hour.

Ontario's minimum wage is $8.75. It will rise to $10.25 in 2010.

Blog
Oct 8, 2008

Harper fumbles

Corvin Russell
Harper's mishandling of the economy, and Judy Rebick's modest proposal

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