Austerity

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Apr 17, 2020
Water towers at sunset. Image: Chris Diroll/Flickr

COVID-19 and our public way to safety

David McDonald
No public service will ever be perfect, but a system of public services without the distraction of profits is our best security against the next crisis that will inevitably come our way.
Blog
Aug 29, 2019
Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews at Tuesday's first-quarter update news conference. Photo: Screenshot of Government of Alberta video

Austerity, deep cuts on horizon in Alberta

David J. Climenhaga
The UCP's voodoo tax-cut economics will have to be paid for with severe cuts to public services. Promised revenue increases will never appear. There's no reason Alberta will be different.
Podcast
Apr 5, 2019
John Clarke at Alberta Public Library. Image: John Clarke/Facebook

Ontario activist shares cautionary lessons with Alberta

Needs No Introduction
John Clarke, recently retired co-founder of Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, traveled to Alberta to help strategize against the UCP agenda. Listen to a talk he gave on March 27, 2019.

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