The for-profit rental market does not work for low-income people. It is past time for the federal government to once again champion affordable housing as it did after the Second World War.
Hoarding and price gouging are foundational to a capitalist system, one governed by the logic that the limitless capacity to accumulate is the impetus for human innovation and productive activity.
With pollution linked to increased death rates among COVID-19 patients, it is more urgent than ever for us to curb emissions and champion policies for an alternative economy.
In this time of crisis, it makes sense for world leaders to act in solidarity with strangers in other lands, and forgive African debts.
Even before the pandemic, there was a growing global consensus for cracking down on tax havens. Now it's time to make the rich and corporations pay their fair share.
No public service will ever be perfect, but a system of public services without the distraction of profits is our best security against the next crisis that will inevitably come our way.
COVID-19 has helped expose deep cracks in the foundation of our economic and social models. This crisis provides an opportunity for governments to hit the reset button on economic and social policies.
As we're witnessing at this extraordinary moment in history, often what we feel matters most in our times of need is not aligned with the purpose we gave our economy before this crisis.
In recent decades, Canada has increasingly bought into an ideology that celebrates the marketplace and denigrates government.
How will COVID-19 change our world? Some are optimistic it will be for the better, but there are also darker potential scenarios.