economic growthSyndicate content

Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
| September 22, 2015
Columnists

What will the next government do to fight recession?

Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming.

The Canadian economy slowed to a crawl and then stopped. Economists call six months of no growth a recession. Statistics Canada made it official last week. What the numbers do not reveal is the personal dramas, individual hardships, and pain inflicted on people: an economy in recession creates growing unemployment.

Comments

We welcome your comments! rabble.ca embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on rabble.ca and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:

Do

  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.

Don't

  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
| August 12, 2015
Columnists

Are you voting for policies that hurt you? Neoliberal polices and your paycheque

Photo: Amie Fedora/flickr

Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming.

Another federal election is coming, and the promises are gearing up. But after the election is over and politicians start implementing those promises, do they really work out the way we had hoped? 

Comments

We welcome your comments! rabble.ca embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on rabble.ca and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:

Do

  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.

Don't

  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.
Credit: Michal Rozworski
| August 4, 2015
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
| August 4, 2015

Harper's Canada: The worst economy in post-war history

There is no other time in Canada's post-war economic history in which Canada's economy has performed worse than it did under the Harper government.

Related rabble.ca story:

Columnists

The worst: Canada's economy under the Harper government

Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr

Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming.

Speculation is intense that the unofficial election campaign we have already been experiencing for several months is about to become official: Ottawa is awash in rumours the writ may be dropped as early as this weekend, setting the stage for months of promises, accusations and photo-ops.

Comments

We welcome your comments! rabble.ca embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on rabble.ca and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:

Do

  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.

Don't

  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
| July 23, 2015
Photo: feck_aRt_post/flickr
| July 16, 2015
Syndicate content