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Karl Nerenberg | An international group of economists proposes that all governments impose higher taxes on those massive corporations that dominate their sectors.
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David Suzuki | In Gurria we have one of the world's most influential economists urging dramatic climate action, including a higher, and rising, price on carbon.
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David Suzuki | How did "throw-away," "disposable" and "planned obsolescence" become part of product design and marketing? It was deliberate.
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David Suzuki | The Pan-Canadian Framework expresses optimism that we can reduce emissions while expanding the economy. But, as the Nature Climate Change study asserts, "green growth" is likely an oxymoron.
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Angella MacEwen | What can government do to address precarious employment? A whole lot, it turns out.
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David Macdonald | When the National Balance Sheet came out this month, the focus was on the need for households to pay down that debt... somehow. But we need to look at the broader debt picture across all sectors.
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Jim Stanford | Every five years the federal finance minister updates the "marching orders" that guide the Bank of Canada and its conduct of monetary policy. The time is right for some new thinking.
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Ed Finn | This is an epilogue to Ed Finn's three-part series examining the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
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Jim Stanford | Since the 2008 financial crisis, many economic projections now accept a pattern of slow growth as inevitable. Jim Stanford explains why it's important for progressives to dig beneath this argument.
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Ed Finn | This is Part 3 of a three-part series that examines the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
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Duncan Cameron | According to some, austerity is supposed to promote growth, but the IMF team shows the inequality increases that result from austerity feed back into slower growth.
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Daryn Caister | Discussing capitalism, and the idea that our system seems to be based on a faulty belief that we have infinite resources.