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Linda McQuaig | In the now-famous video, Mitt Romney has so vividly exposed the cynicism and greed that lies at the heart of what is now called "conservatism" that he may have inadvertently begun its undoing.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Four years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, it's time to take stock of things by asking a stock political question: Are you better off now than you were four years ago?
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Duncan Cameron | Today's America faces a situation which is a test of democracy, and of the American creed: how to overcome economic injustices due to the concentration of wealth and power in a few hands?
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Jim Stanford | The tiered treatment of airline travellers by our own public security service reflects the same mindless pandering to class privilege that's infecting our whole culture.
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Gerry Caplan | Together, rich people and vulnerable people are enabling an ever-accelerating race to the bottom for the vast majority.
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Statscan Cansim table 376-0051 (by country) and 376-0038 (by industry)
Toby Sanger | A growing share of Canada's investment overseas is being channelled by Canadian banks into tax havens. Unfortunately, there isn't much evidence our political leaders are doing much about this.
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Trish Hennessy | Most Canadians say that deep income inequality undermines Canadian values. But what, some ask, can be done about income inequality? I turned to leading thinkers on this issue for answers.
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Rick Salutin | Speaking of debts, as most governments do in order to explain why they can't create anything and need to cut back on whatever is already there, here's what I think we owe to striking Quebec students.
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Gerry Caplan | If the 1 per cent are still winning the brutal class war, the 99 per cent are not yet surrendering. Portents of hope are everywhere.
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Gerry Caplan | It is satisfying that the world-wide campaign to reduce inequality by increasing taxation on the rich can finally record one success, right here in Ontario.
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Linda McQuaig | Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath has thrown down a gauntlet -- demanding that Dalton McGuinty impose a new slightly higher tax rate on Ontarians making more than $500,000 a year.
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Erika Shaker | I know it's not considered "politically correct" to talk about this. But I, for one, am sick of these welfare types taking my hard-earned money and spending it on whatever they please.