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Apr 27, 2016
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Progressive taxation: The original crowdfunding

Erika Shaker
Is crowdfunding just a way to reinforce the idea that if you can't individually overcome systemic inequality you better be good at marketing yourself to a sympathetic audience of potential patrons?
Podcast
Apr 11, 2016
Rules Are For The Poor… Suckers!

Rules are for the poor… suckers!

Green Majority Radio
The Panama Papers scandal is all over the news, but what are the implications for the environment, and possibly more importantly why does no one seem surprised?
Blog
Mar 10, 2016
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It's time to confront Canada's five big banks

Nora Loreto
As Canadians struggle with increasingly damaging austerity politics, the time has come to confront the one sector that is still living the sweet life: the banks.
Blog
Dec 4, 2015
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Throne Speech is most notable for what it does not say

Karl Nerenberg
Justin Trudeau's team chose the route of generalities and platitudes in its Throne Speech. The exceptions are committing to the inquiry on missing Indigenous women and to ending first-past-the-post.
Blog
Dec 4, 2015
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Toronto city budget winds are shifting

Sheila Block
A fresh breeze is creating a welcome shift in Toronto's tax conversation this week, led by the city's new manager and Mayor John Tory on his one-year anniversary.
Podcast
Jul 15, 2015

Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

Redeye
While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
Podcast
Apr 27, 2015

Gender equality and taxes

WINGS
What keeps governments from fulfilling their promises to women? Hear highlights from a panel on Institutional Mechanisms for Women's Equality, recorded at the UN in Geneva November 2015.
Blog
Apr 20, 2015
Photo: flickr/Jamie McCaffrey

The MPs are back and there will be lots of noise

Karl Nerenberg
The House of Commons returns after a two-week break. There will be a (late) budget, questions arising out of the Duffy trial, sale of the Wheat Board and much more.

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