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The G20 and jobs

| September 30, 2011

Wage deflation confirmed

| September 29, 2011
Brian Topp

It's time to stop giving money to the rich

| September 29, 2011
James Laxer

The Harper government's bogus case for a border deal with the U.S.

| September 26, 2011
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Profile of displaced workers

There's an interesting new research report from Statistics Canada, by Ping Ching Winnie Chan, Rene Morissette, and Marc Frenette, profiling the workers who were displaced in the recent recession, and comparing the outcomes to previous recessions in earlier decades (the downturns of the early 1980s and 1990s). Workers Laid Off During the Last Three Recessions is part of StatsCan's Analytical Studies series.

I haven't been through the report in detail and can't comment on the methodology, but here are some of the interesting (and often surprising) findings:

Falling real wages signal trouble ahead

| September 16, 2011
Gerry Caplan

The history of the post-9/11 world

| September 9, 2011

Wageless recovery and the politics of austerity

| September 7, 2011
James Laxer

Why the tar sands are destructive for Canada: 'Ethical oil' and other resourceful fantasies

| September 5, 2011
James Laxer

When the rich and powerful overplay their hand

| August 30, 2011
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