British Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown has come out in favour of a global financial transactions tax.The tax is opposed by the U.S. Treasury, and the Canadian Finance Minister James Flaherty.
Surprise, surprise. People around the world are expressing their doubts that cowboy capitalism is good for them.
What happens when we elect self-loathing governments? A lingering economic crisis. H1N1 virus vaccine fiascos. The list goes on.
The recently announced sale of New Brunswick Power to Hydro Quebec is another alarm bell for the Canadian economy.
Canada has the most right-wing government of the Western liberal democracies. For some years we have had the most right-wing media, with only the Toronto Star for balance.
Bailout pay czar Ken Feinberg raised a ruckus last week when he announced plans to slash cash payouts to executives at seven companies that have received massive levels of taxpayer support.
On Oct. 23, rabbletv broadcast live the opening session of the Council of Canadians' Annual General Meeting. Watch speeches from Maude Barlow, John Cavanagh, and Garry Leech.
Donella Meadows co-authored a study, The Limits To Growth, which dealt with problem of a growing world population and a finite resource base, a problem that even today many refuse to acknowledge.
The U.S. economy has diverged: Wall Street is living high on the hog while everyone else is struggling.
An increase in anti-government attitudes is a more widespread outcome of the rescue of financial capitalists at least in the U.S.Does the financial crisis offer new, and better prospects for the left?