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Bruce Campbell | The decade-long petro-boom has caused major distortions in the Canadian economy, and has driven growing interpersonal and interprovincial inequality.
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Trish Hennessy | For the first time in Canadian history, an election is being waged on this question: Which political candidate do you trust to reduce income inequality?
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Armine Yalnizyan | Five years after a global economic crisis unleashed chaos on markets everywhere, income inequality has become an inescapable political and economic issue, in Canada as elsewhere.
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Thomas Ponniah | The news that trust in neoliberalism is dead, that confidence in the unrestrained free market has become unfathomable to the majority of U.S. citizens, has become more evident since 2008.
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Duncan Cameron | People are bombarded with appeals to look after their personal finances. There is much less discussion of how interest rates get set, and what is the impact on the economy of spending cuts.
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Andrew Jackson | Last week's publication of the so-called "sunshine" list of 88,412 Ontario public sector workers earning more than $100,000 per year elicited lots of howls of outrage in terms of online commentary.
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Rick Salutin | What could be Toronto's contribution to a revolt against austerity zealots? It may stand before us: dedicated funding for public transit.
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Thomas Ponniah | Chávez will not be remembered simply as a politician who alleviated his country's rate of poverty. Instead he will be reminisced as a man, and perhaps already as a legend, who empowered the poor.
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Linda McQuaig | What appears to have infuriated the western establishment was Hugo Chavez's audacity in challenging -- and scoring some victories against -- western dominance of the world economy.
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Hennessy's Index | There is no agreed-upon definition of 'middle class' among economists. It varies based on whether you look at family or individual income, provincial or national data, before or after tax.
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Iglika Ivanova | A new CCPA report argues that Canada's tax system needs a "fairness" overhaul and presents a framework for progressive tax reform.
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Hennessy's Index | Twenty-five families or individuals in Canada hold more than $1 billion in assets, according to Forbes Magazine.