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Joe Fantauzzi | Low-income residents of Canada face a significant double standard when it comes to accessing banking services despite urgently wanting them.
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada's postal system is under review, and creating a postal banking system is a major talking point. rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at how postal banking has worked out in New Zealand.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Where do bond rating agencies get the nerve? They loom over economic policy like divine oracles, telling lenders how safe to feel when making loans and what interest rates to charge governments.
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Linda McQuaig | Instead of opting for an idea which promised to increase competition in the banking sector and produce higher profits for Canada Post, the Harper government settled for a "lose-lose" strategy.
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Stuart Trew | Earlier this year, we learned that Canada was considering policy changes, pushed by EU negotiators in ongoing trade and investment talks, that would weaken financial and banking rules.
Columnists
Ellen Russell | The self-congratulatory myth of Canadian exceptionalism is an act of willful denial. All that bragging about our banking sector's resilience is no guarantee about the future.
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Monia Mazigh | The Barclays scandal is not a conspiracy made by radical anti-capitalists determined to destroy the world. It is a sad story, revealing symptoms of a chronic disease.
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Amy Goodman | As Spain's prime minister announced deep austerity cuts Wednesday in order to secure funds from the European Union to bail out Spain's failing banks, the people have taken to the streets once again.
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Duncan Cameron | Those who believe the financial meltdown was a one-off fluke and that lessons have been learned to prevent a re-occurrence, need to think again. Derivatives operations bedevil the world economy today.
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Duncan Cameron | Could we have a system where public credit was used for public works, and the common good, rather than to generate private profit, and feed corporate greed? Yes, we could.
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Ellen Russell | Iceland is a great example of people who fought for civility in the face of capitalism run amok. They took a stand when all of the forces of international capital were allied against them.