Gary Engler

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Dec 3, 2013

Our economic system devalues real work

Gary Engler
Under capitalism the harder and more important the job, the worse it pays. The more pointless and socially unnecessary the work the more cash is thrown at the person.
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Oct 28, 2013
Photo: flickr/Zennie Abraham

Some thoughts about power for Russell Brand

Gary Engler
Comedian Russell Brand declared that what our economic and political system shouldn't do is "destroy the planet" and create "massive economic disparity." How does power factor in?
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Oct 8, 2013

Capitalism or the environment: It's time to choose

Gary Engler
If you want to make and buy a lot of stuff, sure capitalism is great! If you want to save the environment from total catastrophe, capitalism is not all it's cracked up to be.
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Oct 22, 2012

Fifty years ago: The day JFK made me a socialist

Gary Engler
On Oct. 22, 1962, in our living room in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, I watched JFK on TV announce that the Soviet Union had put missiles in Cuba, so he was going to blockade that country.
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Oct 27, 2009

Bonuses for Canwest bosses?

Gary Engler
When Canada’s largest media conglomerate filed for court protection against creditors for a portion of the company on Oct. 6, laid-off employees lost severance pay, while some bosses got bonuses.

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