income disparity

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Oct 14, 2011

Canada's billionaires

In honour of the Occupy protesters and their noble cause (demanding more attention to the 99 per cent, instead of the 1 per cent), let's peruse together the sordid details of Canada's ultra-rich.
Blog
Oct 14, 2011

The time for us to Occupy together has come!

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians supports the Occupy movement. The world-wide occupations seek to draw attention to the corporate control of our economy, and the resulting wealth inequalities.
Blog
Oct 13, 2011

Why occupy? It's the inequality

Marc Lee
The Occupy Wall Street protests hinge on injustice, in particular a malaise with an economic system that has brought us inequality and the rise of the super-rich. But surely that is just the U.S.?
Blog
Oct 13, 2011

B.C.'s top 1 per cent: Doing fabulous, thank you

Seth Klein
Occupy Wall Street has shone new light on the growing gap between the richest 1 per cent and the rest of us. But that's the U.S. right? Surely, our reality is different, eh? Think again.
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Oct 12, 2011

Occupy Wall Street movement is democracy in action

Gerry Caplan and Amanda Grzyb
Has the revolution finally arrived? Chances are you hadn't heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement three weeks ago, when a few hundred activists first occupied a park in Manhattan.
Blog
Oct 12, 2011

What do the Wall Street occupiers want?

Brian Topp
Wall Street is "occupied." What do they want, those protesters and their sympathizers? It is blindly obvious what the Wall Street occupiers and ordinary people all around the world want.
Blog
Sep 30, 2011

Who's over or underpaid?

Toby Sanger
We all know that the wages and compensation individuals receive in private competitive markets reflects their productivity, unless pesky unions and government regulations get in the way.
Blog
Sep 29, 2011

It's time to stop giving money to the rich

Brian Topp
A spectre is haunting Europe -- and the United States. That spectre: the proposition that the time has come to stop borrowing billions of dollars every year in order to give it to rich people.

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