Economy

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Feb 27, 2017

Where have all the jobs gone?

Penney Kome
Automation was supposed to bring a world of leisure and abundance, not widespread unemployment.
Blog
Feb 14, 2017
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jeffery J. Nichols

Leduc No. 1 and Alberta's unluckiest lucky day

David J. Climenhaga
Maybe higher oil prices will be back soon, but the realities of the market, and the realities of the biosphere, won't be changed by the ideology of capitalism.
Blog
Jan 31, 2017
Photo: Justin Dolske/flickr

Plastic and capitalism are killing ocean life

Yves Engler
The world's oceans are set to have more plastic than fish by 2050. Based on externalizing costs and privatizing profits, 21st-century capitalism is turning our seas into a plastic blob.
Blog
Jan 25, 2017
Sleeping at work

We need to work less to live better

David Suzuki
A lot needs to be done to reform our economic systems and to address critical issues like pollution and climate change. Reducing work hours is one way to make substantial gains.

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