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Jim Stanford | What must be done with the banks? Tax them, control them and take them back. Those are the "take-aways" from a talk on the banking system that I gave at an Occupy Toronto rally last weekend.
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Jim Stanford | Exposing what banks do, how inherently fragile the whole system is, and how unproductively its power has been wielded, lays the groundwork to demand a new approach to managing the credit system.
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Eric Pineault | The UNTCAD just published its annual report on Trade and Development, titled "Post-crisis Policy Challenges in the World Economy."
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Andrew Jackson | The wild swings in the markets this week serve as another reminder of the weakness of linkage between levels and changes in financial asset values and levels and changes in real economic variables.
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Rick Salutin | You can have religion without fanaticism and dogma, and you can have fanaticism and dogma without a religion in sight. The ability to hold a deep, irrational certainty is a basic human trait.
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Rick Salutin | Does the economy exist for people or do people exist for the economy? That doesn't tell you what to do economically, but it reminds you to examine the direction you want to head.
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Linda McQuaig | Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, Canadian banks have enjoyed almost heroic stature for not being like those bad Wall Street banks that collapsed, triggering a global recession.
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Duncan Cameron | By now it should be obvious that American capitalism is not working for the benefit of its "middle" class let alone the minority who are being crushed by poverty, including the growing suburban poor.
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James Laxer | Since the global economic crash in the autumn of 2008, Canadians have been jolted by reports about where we are headed that are by turns pessimistic and optimistic.
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Zach Carter | Unemployment figures in the U.S. are staggering: The official rate stands at 10.2 %, the highest in 26 years.
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Jim Stanford | It's a financial mood swing, not economic reality, that explains the loonie's rocketing ascent. To rein in the loonie, we must rein in the oil export juggernaut squeezing out all other exports.
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Zach Carter | Last month, the U.S. unemployment rate surged to 9.8 per cent as 260,000 people lost their jobs.