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Michael Laxer | There is little that is worse than a class war that few are even willing to acknowledge is going on.
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Ellen Russell | A bank bailout that by any other name would still stink. Canadian banks were not nationalized, nor did they receive direct equity injections from the government. But that is far from the whole story.
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Andrew Jackson | I was in Cannes with CLC President Ken Georgetti for the G20 Labour Summit. If the outcome of the G20 disappoints, it was not because of lack of effort from the international labour movement.
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Andrew Jackson | The Euro deal at least averted an immediate banking crisis and induced temporary market euphoria, but it is not going to provide a lasting solution to the Euro sovereign debt crisis.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Governments around the world are heading down a path to economic suicide. So said Nobel Prize-winning former chief economist of the World Bank, Joseph Stiglitz, to hundreds of well-heeled financiers.
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Duncan Cameron | Public credit for private profit makes no sense at all, unless the general interest is being well served. We know it isn't. Making banking a public utility is the way to turn the situation around.
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Ellen Russell | Banking does not have to bring the world to the brink of crisis. There are progressive alternatives to regulate banks better, but none will happen while repeated bank crises hold all of us hostage.
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Stacy Mitchell | Why Americans can't let this financial reform bill be the only response to the economic crisis.
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Darren Puscas | The bankers cause the crash, the bankers get bailed out, the world's poor pay.
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Duncan Cameron | The focus of the upcoming Toronto summit should be on reforming the financial sector, not government borrowing.
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Duncan Cameron | The prime minister says he is supporting Canadian banks, but he does so at the expense of ensuring world financial meltdown is avoided in the future.
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Linda McQuaig | Anyone hoping to see the financial titans of Wall Street brought to heel couldn't help but feel glum when Obama defended the latest round of large bank bonuses. But the SEC is finally taking action.