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David J. Climenhaga | Don Getty's record as interpreted by the neoliberal propaganda machine is subject to as much mythmaking and distortion as that of Pierre Trudeau. History will judge him more kindly.
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Angella MacEwen | A coalition of community and labour organizations have come together to present their views on necessary EI reforms as part of the pre-budget process.
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Michal Rozworski | While elites argue amongst themselves about how to respond to Canada's soured economic outlook, the overriding context is a transfer and concentration of economic power upwards.
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Mario Seccareccia | Why is our current crop of Canadian political leaders trapped in a rhetorical box of "sound finance" that will merely guarantee our economy will remain stuck in a state of secular stagnation?
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Wenonah Bradshaw | The recent promise of four years of balanced budgets by the Mulcair-led NDP has irked progressive economists puzzled over the decision to eschew running deficits during a period of cyclical slow-down.
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Jim Stanford | The evidence is mounting that Canada's economy may already be in an outright recession. Yet Conservatives return repeatedly to their touchstone: never mind the economy -- we balanced the budget.
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Kim Pollock | The Great Recession has ground on for over six years, and there's no end in sight. What does this mean for working people?
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Lynne Fernandez | Rather than showing their fiscal responsibility by creating good jobs and investing in citizens, the Harper government has secured the position of Canada's richest.
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Hugh Mackenzie | The action by the Bank of Canada should be of concern to Canadians, but not for the reasons cited by the Canadian financial industry.
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Angella MacEwen | The Bank of Canada's view of the Canadian economy stands in sharp contrast to that of the federal government, which is intent on delivering a balanced budget.
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Ralph Surette | The Ivany commission on the new economy is due to report in a few weeks here in Nova Scotia, and in case they missed it, here's one last idea for their consideration: the Nova Scotia dollar.
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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.