Issues Pages: Economy

Podcast
Images: Cheryll Case and Dave Meslin. Used with Permission
Victoria Fenner, Resh Budhu | Ep. 5 of the Courage My Friends podcast. Urban planner and author Cheryll Case and community organizer, author and activist Dave Meslin discuss conditions in the place most of us call home -- cities.
News
The X-Press Pearl before the Sri Lanka disaster. Image credit: Isuruhetti/Wikimedia Commons
Joyce Nelson | In mid-May, the X-Press Pearl container ship started leaking acid and caught fire while anchored off the coast of Sri Lanka. The fire destroyed much cargo, but plastic debris started washing ashore.
RabbleTV
Off the Hill graphic
rabble staff | The road to recovery will be a much smoother ride for some Canadians than others. Watch Chuka Ejeckam, MP Leah Gazan, and Karl Nerenberg discuss the necessary fixes, with host Robin Browne.
Blog
Keystone XL pipeline is no more. Image credit: Government of Alberta/Flickr.
David J. Climenhaga | Keystone XL is no more. This time, it seems like there's no coming back.
Columnists
U.K. Chancellor Rishi Sunak holds a bilateral meeting with Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland at the G7 finance ministers' meeting in London. Image credit: HM Treasury/Flickr.
Duncan Cameron | Last week's G7 finance ministers' meeting in London resulted in the recommendation of a global minimum tax on multinational corporations' profits across jurisdictions at 15 per cent.
Columnists
A person in bed. Image credit: John Clarke/Pikrepo.
Rick Salutin | Our current economic system is as feudal as it gets, outdoing the landlordism of the Middle Ages.
Podcast
Images: John Clarke and Paul Meinema. Used with Permission
Victoria Fenner, Resh Budhu | In episode two, anti-poverty activist John Clarke and union leader Paul Meinema talk about how capitalism has converged with COVID to make things worse for all except the wealthy.
Columnists
Prime Minister Trudeau and U.S. President Biden deliver a joint statement. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Will the U.S. movement to full employment provoke an adoption of full employment by the Canadian government? Past experience suggests it is not that simple.
Blog
Hand holding two Canadian twenty dollar bills. Image credit: Michelle Spollen/Unsplash
Penney Kome | Universal basic income needs safeguards or the result will be more gig work and much less security for workers.
RabbleTV
Karl Nerenberg captured in a screen shot at Off the Hill.
Karl Nerenberg | rabble.ca politics reporter, Karl Nerenberg addresses the core question of the 2021 federal budget.
RabbleTV
rabble staff | An excerpt from rabble.ca's political panel, Off The Hill.
Podcast
Images: Ed Broadbent and Kofi Hope. Used with Permission
Victoria Fenner, Reshma Budhu | In the first of a six part series, a conversation with Ed Broadbent and Kofi Hope about what COVID is revealing about our world and country. A rabble.ca and Tommy Douglas Institute coproduction.