To regain our political agency and address our crisis in democracy, perhaps we need to start at the political equivalent of the molecular level, with the most basic human principles of kindness.
We are locked into a system that keeps us fossil fuel dependent. B.C. needs to develop an alternative energy economy that meets social and ecological needs and releases the fossil fuel stranglehold.
For years now, public commentary about taxes has been dominated by a rabid anti-tax movement, but recent rumblings from the progressive side of the tax debate have threatened to shake things up.
While the rich is getting richer, the middle class is losing its economic share. It is time for CEOs to be responsible and contribute towards a less divided Canada.
The offshore tax haven issue speaks to one of the Great Lies currently promulgated by conservative, liberal and even social democratic governments: which is that governments are broke.
Our current incarnation of capitalism -- variously referred to as savage capitalism, extreme capitalism or euphemistically as the "free market" -- is in one of its periodic crises.
Railroad industry watchers have predicted even more exponential growth for the "pipeline on rails" boom in the shadow of the stalled Keystone pipeline plans.
Chapter 11 has been transformed into an instrument used by private companies to threaten governments when the latter's decisions are detrimental to the former's profitability.
On September 17, we will commemorate one year since the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement -- a movement that many said was inspired by the Arab revolutions and the Indignés movement of Europe.
Together, rich people and vulnerable people are enabling an ever-accelerating race to the bottom for the vast majority.