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Elvira Truglia | Award-winning journalist Francine Pelletier spoke to some 200 people at Concordia University on what it takes for women to be heard, 25 years after the Montreal Massacre at Ecole Polytechnique.
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David Macdonald | This year's Alternative Federal Budget demonstrates that we can afford to make choices that would benefit the vast majority of Canadians, not just those at the top of the income scale.
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Duncan Cameron | Sociologist Robert Putnam's new book offers a diagnosis of what has gone wrong in his homeland, documenting the decline of the American dream -- diminishing social mobility as a result of inequality.
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Ian Hussey, Kathleen Lahey | A new Parkland Institute report demonstrates that women in Alberta, who were early leaders in moving toward greater sex equality, face the largest gender wage gap in Canada.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Despite the Harper government's claims, it's clear that the Tax-Free Savings Account carries far higher risks than rewards -- for individual Canadians as well as for the economy as a whole.
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Kate McInturff | The wage gap is a thing. It exists. It isn't pretty. It is the face of discrimination. It isn't going to go away if we close our eyes and hold our breath and count to one hundred.
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Christine Saulnier | At best payday lenders are predators and at worst engage in benevolent exploitation. There is a clear need to more strictly regulate and enforce regulations.
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Hennessy's Index | When asked, about half of Canadians self-identify as middle class. Hennessy's Index looks at appeal of middle-class economics at a time when 90 per cent of Canadians don't feel financially secure.
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Kaylie Tiessen | What is the combined effect of the race to the bottom for small business and corporate taxes? This tax policy is one among many factors contributing to income and wealth inequality in Canada.
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Amy Goodman | Growing economic inequality not only hurts the poor, and the working and middle class, but destabilizes society overall. Everyone must have a stake in the state of the union.
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Kate McInturff | If private sector compensation looked more like public sector compensation, the gender wage gap would narrow, discrimination would diminish, and CEOs would take a pay cut.
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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.