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Jim Stanford | Far from challenging the economic and political power of the financial aristocracy, the GameStop roller-coaster ride only reinforced it.
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Derek Cook, Director, Canadian Poverty Institute. Image courtesy of Derek Cook.
Penney Kome | Members of the new federal Advisory Committee on Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy all have personal experience of poverty, and they are working to build resilient communities across the country.
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Duncan Cameron | The work of economic thinker and political activist Karl Marx, born 200 years ago on May 5, 1818, continues to inspire contemporary seekers of justice for working people.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Donald Trump describes his new tax bill as "an incredible Christmas gift for hardworking Americans," but in reality it's the largest wealth transfer from the bottom to the top in American history.
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Charging Bull sculpture on Wall Street. Photo: Sam valadi/flickr
Monia Mazigh | The seeds of neoliberalism were planted in the 1980s by right-wing politicians like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, and around the world we're still harvesting the fruit of those policies today.
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The return of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Ottawa, March 1919. Photo: Library and Archives Canada, PA-099796 /flickr
Linda McQuaig | In any thoughtful assessment, the establishment of an income tax would be regarded as a nation-building event -- ultimately as important as what was achieved at Vimy or in Charlottetown.
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Rick Salutin | What if the owning and renting classes simply view a basic income as another source to be scarfed up, so it ends up merely expanding the gulf between the rich and the rest?
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Duncan Cameron | The current federal budget process is a textbook example of the propaganda model. On budget day, a nonsense detector comes in handy. Here is Duncan Cameron's.
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Linda McQuaig | Whenever Americans start tinkering with their deeply dysfunctional health-care system, we feel the reverberations up here, as right-wing commentators seek to denigrate our system of health care.
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Linda McQuaig | Trump's surprise election has alerted us to the depth of dissatisfaction with the status quo. But will Trump and his crowd get to define and shape that anti-status quo sentiment?
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Linda McQuaig | The forces unleashed by Bernie Sanders hunger for a real populism, and they're unlikely to settle for anything less than a party that once again shows backbone against bellicose billionaires.
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Ed Finn | This is an epilogue to Ed Finn's three-part series examining the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.