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NYC ShutItDown People’s Monday march for Berta Cáceres in 2017. Photo: Alec Perkins/Wikimedia Commons
Ed Finn | There is no shortage of money in Canada. Our per-capita GDP has more than doubled over the past 50 years. But its dispersal has been ruthlessly skewed to favour the most opulent among us.
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8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest
David Suzuki | We work the same hours as 20th century labourers, depleting Earth's resources to produce more goods that we keep working to buy, use and replace in a seemingly endless consumer cycle.
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Ole Hendrickson | Just ahead of this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Oxfam issued a stern warning about increasing global economic inequality. And this situation continues to get ever more extreme.
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David Suzuki | Why are we so reluctant to talk about how we can get out of this cycle of endless buying and unsatisfying consumption by considering steady-state economies or even de-growth alternatives?
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Redeye Collective | While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
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Bill Sparks on Social Justice, Innovation and Social Change
Face2Face | Bill talks about social justice, innovation and change. Hear what he has to say about perseverance, measuring the little things and structural violence and why he believes money can be dangerous.
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Capital in the Twenty-first Century
Christopher Majka | Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century is an extraordinary achievement. Now we can understand how economics has historically worked and how to transform it into a social democratic enterprise.
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Monia Mazigh | After reading Thomas Piketty's book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," can we safely say that America, as the icon of capitalism, is no longer a democracy but an oligarchy?
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Redeye Collective | The idea that wealthy people should pay a much higher percentage of their income in tax sounds pretty radical these days. But a new report says it’s an important way to make taxes more fair.
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Toby Sanger | Statistics Canada's release on the escalating incomes of the top 1 per cent gained a lot of media coverage -- and also provoked some very defensive reactions by major organs of the Canadian media.
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Andrew Jackson | The personal income tax system is only one means to deal with rising income inequality, but it is a doubly effective tool.
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Cathi Bond | What if you play with a game and it ends up playing with you? BOO!