life expectancy

Aug 28, 2012

Well-being in Canada: Are we satisfied?

Christopher Majka
While economics and politics are important measures of a society, it's easy to lose sight of their objectives: to provide citizens with health, happiness, and well-being. How does Canada measure up?
Nov 5, 2010

Inequality hurts us all

A book by two British epidemiologists finds that whole societies, from top to bottom, are worse off if there's a wider gap between rich and poor.
Dec 1, 2009

Poverty: The ultimate litmus test of democracy

Murray Dobbin
If we were to judge democracy using the language of business we would ask how it does on the "deliverables." In other words, does it deliver on its promises of equality?
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