Aug 26, 2011

The racialized impact of tuition fees

Nick Falvo
Mainstream policy wonks claim that tuition fees and rising levels of student debt in Canada are inconsequential. While enrollment is rising, the increases in costs do not affect all groups equally.
Aug 23, 2011

The double whammy of defunding universities

Nick Falvo
Federal funding for post-secondary education in Canada is decreasing. In addition to the obvious impact that this can have on quality, it can also exacerbate at least two types of inequities.
Aug 22, 2011

Examining the factors behind the riots in England

British Prime Minister David Cameron attributes the recent riots in England to irresponsibility and selfishness. Faiza Shaheen thinks a lot of other factors came into play.
Aug 9, 2011

Hochstein and the demand to cut union wages

Keith Reynolds
Last week Philip Hochstein had an op-ed in the Vancouver Province accusing municipalities of profligate spending and accusing municipal workers of being vastly overpaid.
Jun 8, 2011

Social determinants of health

Peter Prontzos
It is now clear that economic, and social variables -- more than individual behaviour -- are the most salient factors in determining people's well-being.
May 5, 2011

Is capitalism a disease?

People's Health Radio
Are structural inequality, class exploitation, racism and sexism making us sick? We talk to Richard Levins, Dennis Raphael and Martha Roberts to find out.


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