Columnists
Jim Stanford | Did the median voter's views on economic issues change during the 2015 federal campaign? Or did the parties just carve up that terrain differently?
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Tom Mulcair and the NDP caucus did a great job in undermining the credibility of the Harper government; then Justin Trudeau reaped the rewards by sowing doubts about "Tom Mulcair's NDP."
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | There's every indication that Justin Trudeau, notwithstanding his progressive talk, would continue the longstanding Liberal tradition of letting Bay Street call the economic shots.
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Hugh Mackenzie | What a surprise! The NDP makes a proposal for a very modest increase in corporate tax rates and defenders of all things corporate in Canada turn on their scary corporate tax number-generating machine.
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Seth Klein | Which opposition party, with a potential to win the election, has the better platform when it comes to tackling climate change and inequality? Seth Klein weighs the parties on these core issues.
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Justin Trudeau at Chrystia Freeland's Campaign Office, 2013
David Macdonald | On Monday the Liberals released a portion of their platform for the upcoming federal election. While some ideas are good, things get weird when it comes to their proposed tax changes.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Today's families need child care, parental leave for dads and tax measures that help lower earners -- not income-splitting -- according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) says the drop in oil prices will mean the government will run a small deficit this year. Harper pretends the PBO says otherwise. The NDP has other ideas.
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Brent Patterson | While cheaper gas means Canadian motorists could save $12 billion in 2015, it has other implications for the Harper government given its chosen dependence on a petro-economy.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | A surprisingly strong report just released by the prestigious OECD may cause the public to regard neoliberal snakeoil salesmen peddling a trickle-down scam more skeptically in the future.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | When the G20 meetings in Brisbane, Australia broke up last weekend, the usual "time to manage the news" approach of the host government ran into some serious difficulties.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Ever since the global meltdown of 2008, it's been an article of faith in Canadian economics that we somehow handled the whole mess better than the rest of the world.