Let's face it, our response to the crisis in Hait is mirrored in almost every country in the world. In our case, it's somewhat tinged with irony, given the ominous defunding of KAIROS late last year.
Haiti, a country born in courage, faces its greatest challenge. Activists for disaster relief should make immediate forgiveness of every dollar of the Haitian debt a top priority.
Since the global economic crash in the autumn of 2008, Canadians have been jolted by reports about where we are headed that are by turns pessimistic and optimistic.
Just before U.S. President Obama arrived in China, his hosts proffered an outspoken criticism of the negligence of the U.S. in allowing their currency to promote speculative finance.
Kiva allows people in the Global North to lend money directly to impoverished entrepreneurs in the Global South using a community based model.
Bloomberg News estimates $12.8 trillion as the amount of financial support already given by the U.S. authorities to its banking system -- where are the improvements?
Apr 25, 2009
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<p>Film screening an discussion with filmmakers Amy M. Miller and Boban Chaldovich as part of a cross-Canada tour promoting their film MYTHS FOR PROFIT.</p>
The Media Consortium
In this week's Audit, we highlight the effects of progressive media's demands for economic justice on policymakers and social awareness, with a particular focus on the AIG bonus scandal.
In his first speech on the economy since the January federal budget, Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a request of the Canadian people: Now, he said, is the time to shed our collective modesty.
Now that Barack Obama is in the White House, his single greatest challenge is to restart the U.S. economy, to turn it away from its descent into depression, toward sustainable recovery.