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What's a point of corporate tax worth?
August 14, 2013
Tom Mulcair's recently reiterated unwillingness to raise personal tax rates puts the spotlight on corporate taxes. But how much revenue is at stake?
There are alternatives to funding cuts to Alberta's post secondary education sector
August 9, 2013
The University of Alberta wants to "reopen two-year collective agreements" with faculty and staff "to help the university balance its budget." This strikes me as a curious turn of events.
The death of a dream: on the Detroit bankruptcy
July 24, 2013
Americans are dividing themselves by income. Most U.S. cities (including Detroit) once had a mix of rich, middle-class, and poor residents. Now, each lives separately in their own city.
The Foreign Investment Myth
July 9, 2013
| There is a theory that millionaires from Asia buying up housing in Vancouver are the cause of the affordable housing crisis in Vancouver. Jackie Wong, Pablo Mendez and Henry Yu disagree.
36:46 minutes (33.66 MB)
A global tax justice movement rises: The new fight to end inequality
July 1, 2013
The world’s largest non-governmental organizations, labour and faith groups are “putting world leaders on notice – members of civil society are uniting for tax justice everywhere.”
Message to finance committee: Bilateral tax haven agreements useless
June 17, 2013
Canadians will continue to lose a minimum of $7.8 billion a year if Prime Minister Harper and other members of the G8 fail to agree on a plan to tackle global tax havens.
Canadian money in tax havens at all-time high
May 13, 2013
Canadian money stashed in the top 12 global tax havens has topped $170 Billion. This amounts to a quarter of all Canadian money going abroad.
Federal report on tax havens: Weak and costly
May 6, 2013
Canadian money in tax havens is at an all time high, $160 billion at last count, and growing. That's not likely to change if we follow the Federal Finance Committee Report on Tax Havens.
Episode 144: Necessities: taxation, climate justice, equality, and hockey
May 1, 2013
| Necessities. We take a look at what some are calling the tax cut scam, we explore the need for climate justice and how to get there, we examine the role of inequality, and yes, the love of hockey.
31:12 minutes (42.93 MB)
Revenue side solutions needed instead of more austerity
April 19, 2013
Canada's anemic economic growth is a result, in large part, of self-inflicted wounds.
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