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Living wage protest. Image: Flickr/Fibonacci Blue​
Ed Finn | As long as this ignorance of public and private sector interdependence prevails, so will social and economic deprivation, inequality, poverty, deregulation, crumbling infrastructure and environment.
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Angella MacEwen | Pretending that everything is OK, only listening to advice from those who clearly stand to benefit from the Canada-EU deal -- that is one of the elements behind Trump's rise.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Boost the minimum wage and you boost the economy, from the bottom up. Here's why we should be raising the roof about the benefits of raising the wage floor.
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Stephen Kimber | How do you fairly determine how much elected officials should be paid? The short answer -- as evidenced by last week's emotional, confrontational three-hour city council debate -- is you can't.
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Angella MacEwen | Where have we seen the strongest job growth or worst job losses, and what are the trends that might affect this in the coming year? Angella MacEwen offers her "things to watch" list for 2016.
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Murray Dobbin | The message of a new report is as unambiguous as it is surprising. For all the talk about what will grow the economy, the key component to future economic growth is rising wages and salaries.
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Andrew Jackson | A five-year public infrastructure spending initiative would generate a return on investment to Canadians over the long term, trigger significant private sector investment and stimulate wage increases.
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Ellen Russell, Mathieu Dufour | Promises always sound good, especially in election season. It seems like a more productive economy should make us all better off. But a pro-business productivity agenda might not be helping workers.
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Armine Yalnizyan | When it comes to job recovery, are we the best in show in the G7? That depends on what you measure.
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Angella MacEwen | How we measure wages will affect views of Stephen Harper's economic performance going into the federal election. Angella MacEwen breaks down the ways that we measure income, and what that means.
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Stephen Kimber | Last week, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives published a report to determine how much it takes for someone in Halifax to be "Working for a Living, Not Living to Work."