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Industrial factory in grassy field. Image credit: Anton Eprev/Unsplash
David Suzuki | Destroying nature is more profitable than protecting it, and tools such as gross domestic product are not fit for assessing real economic health. GDP is "based on a faulty application of economics."
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Canadian money. Image: Pixabay
Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The top 1 per cent of wealthy people in Canada own about 25 per cent of all the wealth in the country. Unions and the Broadbent Institute are calling for Canada's wealthy to pay their fair share.
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Prime Minister Trudeau attends question period, September 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | The choice for the Liberals is clear: follow the traditional advice of big business and limit spending through austerity, or aim at maximum employment, and reap the budgetary fruit.
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Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street. Image credit: Anthony Quintano/Flickr
Jim Stanford | Far from challenging the economic and political power of the financial aristocracy, the GameStop roller-coaster ride only reinforced it.
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Duncan Cameron | The sums of money being wagered on Wall Street are money to make more money, nothing more. Introducing a financial transaction tax needs to be high on the agenda of those concerned with inequality.
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Pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr
David Suzuki | During the pandemic alone, the world's 500 richest people grew their wealth by almost US$2 trillion, while so many others suffered. The world’s wealthiest one per cent now owns half the global wealth.
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Image: Book cover of "The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature"
David Suzuki | An economy was once created to serve people and their communities. Today economic rationalists contend that people must sacrifice and give up social services for the economy.
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Alexandra Zannis | Canada wasn't going to get UBI in the throne speech, but activists and supporters can continue to push for the basic income policies we want and need.
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Construction workers fit solar panels. Image: Science in HD/Unsplash
Karri Munn-Venn, Brad Wassink | "Normal" has fallen apart, and one way or another, Canada will come out on the other side of this crisis a different country.
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Image: Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan and Grant Street Productions. Used with permission.
David Peck | Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan talk about "The New Corporation," a film about the devastating power of corporations and their role in spiralling inequality.
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Ed Finn, Brian Arden | A satirical look at the doctrines and dogmas of capitalism and neoliberalism.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: PMO
Doreen Nicoll | Four million people will transition to an EI system that is not up to the task. The feds need to keep $500 per week flowing to workers impacted by COVID until a universal livable income is in place.