Blog March 30
Image: frankieleon/Flickr
Greg Dwulit | If banks and landlords are expected to place a hold on mortgage payments and rent, credit card companies should be expected to do the same.
Blog March 30
Image: Mark locchelli/Flickr
Penney Kome | Managed decline would offer security and ease transition to a zero-carbon economy.
Blog March 30
Image: Photo by David J. Climenhaga.
David J. Climenhaga | Don't game the system, Justin Trudeau warns companies. Unfortunately, there's not much the prime minister can do about Conservative-run provincial governments trying to game federal supports.
Blog March 30
Image: Contributed photo.
Cathy Crowe | Around the world hotels are being used to shelter homeless people from COVID-19.
Blog March 30
Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr​
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jason Kenney demonstrated remarkable chutzpah telling 26,000 laid-off public employees to collect employment insurance from Ottawa.
Activist Toolkit March 28
COVID-19 virus. Image: U.S. Army
| Some data and tools to support you and to help build a better future.
Blog March 29
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange and Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | On Saturday afternoon, Alberta school trustees learned funding was about to pulled by the provincial government, costing up to 20,000 jobs.
Blog March 29
A worker protest at Amazon in Minnesota, December 2018
Brent Patterson | The coronavirus pandemic has made unjust power relations all the more evident, but how can we organize while self-isolating at home?
Blog March 28
Image: Governor Tom Wolfe/Flickr
Raluca Bejan | Lack of public investment forces governments to resort to private provision of supplies. And Canada did turn to the private market to address COVID-19 testing shortages.
Blog March 28
Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro. Image: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta health minister and his wife, Andrea Shandro, are part owners of a supplementary health benefits company that sells coverage for services recently delisted by Shandro's ministry.
Blog March 28
Ken Neumann | Governments must do more to keep workers employed, and they need to be thinking about how we build an economy where workers are not so vulnerable when the next economic crisis hits.
Blog March 27
Matthew DiMera | If you aren't already a member, you can sign up now and get your exclusive invitation to the April 8 webinar in the coming week!