Columnists
Alice Klein | Wow. A federal budget and an Ontario Speech from the Throne in the same week. A veritable feast of political divination is being offered up in these parts.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | We've entered into another era of deficit hysteria, with governments and the business community making deficit elimination their top priority and shunting aside almost every other goal.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Jim Flaherty hosted the G7 finance ministers in Iqaluit, but Canadians got little sense of something else he was up to: obstructing worldwide momentum for a tax on financial speculation.
Blog
Murray Dobbin | Everyone concerned about the future of Canada's social and government programs in general should be keeping a keen eye on Ottawa for the next month as we get closer to budget day on March 3rd.
Blog
Murray Dobbin | A tiny news story this week confirmed a column I wrote a few weeks ago about the real estate bubble developing in Canada.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Both the Liberals and the Conservatives seem to think economic recovery is at hand. But what the Conservative government has done is help out those least in need.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Away from the cameras, the Conservatives remain strongly committed to right-wing economic policies. Jim Flaherty has already begun talking about "an exit strategy" from government stimulus policies.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Despite a decade of huge budget surpluses, neither the Liberals nor the Conservatives invested in our public services, which would have distributed benefits far more widely than tax cuts.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | The $50 billion shortfall is a godsend for neo-cons like Jim Flaherty: a useful crisis that will provide the rationale for huge spending cuts.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | The auto industry is in crisis around the world, due to an unprecedented collapse in sales. Only in Canada and the United States have governments made auto assistance contingent on union concessions.
Columnists
Alice Klein | We need more than financial stability. We need an ethical financial sector whose commitment to shared prosperity equals its desire for stability.
RabbleTV
rabbleTV | <p>Jim Flaherty shows just how on top of the economic situation he has been over the last year.</p>