Columnists
Charging Bull sculpture on Wall Street. Photo: Sam valadi/flickr
Monia Mazigh | The seeds of neoliberalism were planted in the 1980s by right-wing politicians like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, and around the world we're still harvesting the fruit of those policies today.
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Greek soldier on Syntagma Square
Christopher Majka | As Greece hovers between misery and incipient tragedy, it's worth delving into its roots. Who's responsible for this collision of capital and humanity? How can Greeks escape the flames of austerity?
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Michael Hudson | As we watch the news of a last-minute deal, Michael Hudson reflects on what Greece might achieve and the Delphi Declaration.
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Donald Gutstein | If two foreign interests, with little background in news, own the Canadian newspaper National Post, then is it still Canadian? Hmm, seems like they found a loophole around that.
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Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | Many retirees have found out that the pension they earned over decades of contributions to plans turned out to be less secure than they had assumed.
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Hugh Mackenzie | Current deficit predictions are based upon years of faulty predictions. It's a deficit prediction pattern that helped bolster the deficit narrative crisis that led to the austerity agenda of 2012.
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Sheila Dow, Alistair Dow | Alistair and Sheila Dow, two leading heterodox economists from the U.K., apply the main features of staples analysis to the case of the financial sector and find surprising similarities.
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Andrew Jackson | Margaret Thatcher broke decisively with the post-war Keynesian welfare state and ushered in the still-enduring age of neo-liberalism.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Canada's banking system demonstrates the virtues of interventionist and flexible government regulation and public ownership. These features long pre-date the election of our current government.
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Duncan Cameron | Jim Flaherty and Stephen Harper are worried about America heading off towards the "fiscal cliff". They do not seem ashamed that Conservatives' spending cuts propel Canada in the same direction.
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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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Keith Reynolds | B.C.'s newly elected government introduced P3s in 2002 with the creation of Partnerships BC. It was largely based on the British Private Finance Initiative (PFI) model which has run into problems.