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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 Part 3 of a three-part series that examines the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
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Ed Finn | This is Part 2 of a three-part series that examines the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
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Murray Dobbin | Are Justin Trudeau's Liberals the same old Bay Street Party? The litmus test will be how he deals with tax law-breakers at accounting firm KPMG and their apologists in the Canada Revenue Agency.
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Ed Finn | This is Part 1 of a three-part series that examines the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
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Jim Stanford | One interesting topic for a Canadian living in Australia is the manner in which fiscal and social responsibilities are divided between the levels of government.
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Hugh Mackenzie | The Liberals' commitment to tax fairness in this year's federal budget appears to have collapsed like a pile of Jenga blocks in the face of the oldest trick in the playbook of the rich and privileged.
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Duncan Cameron | The NDP has a choice. It can stress social democratic measures to fix inequality, or it can go further and attack the unjust, failing economy, and expose the choices directed by corporate power.
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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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Michal Rozworski | While elites argue amongst themselves about how to respond to Canada's soured economic outlook, the overriding context is a transfer and concentration of economic power upwards.
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Iglika Ivanova | The problem with Canada's tax system today isn't that average Canadians are paying too much tax, but that high-income Canadians and profitable businesses are paying too little.
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Duncan Cameron | In Canada, the small amount of income redistributed to the poor has long been a matter of public debate. Today, accepting that the rich should pay a fair share of taxes would constitute progress.