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Eye on the Economy

[url=http://economyatwork.ca/eye-on-the-economy/]Eye on the Economy[/url] is a weekly commentary on a topical economic issue from a progressive perspective. Toby Sanger is the economist for the Canadian Union of Public Employees. He focuses on labour, inequality, public services, public finances, fair taxes, environment and other issues of concern for CUPE members.

Blog - Eye on the Economy September 30
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Toby Sanger | The evidence is in and it's unequivocal. The NDP ranks far above the Liberals and Conservatives in key economic indicators in their governments since 1981.
Blog - Eye on the Economy May 15
Toby Sanger | There’s alarm over rising debt levels in Canada, but the big problem is a growing imbalance between household and corporate balance sheets.
Blog - Eye on the Economy May 1
Bad luck, iron.
Toby Sanger | The Conservative government's budgets and spending priorities heavily focused spending in male-dominated sectors of the economy, while largely ignoring sectors where women predominate.