Nov 21, 2008

The rise and fall of the U.S. auto industry

<span class="description">The automobile has long been a symbol of the American lifestyle, representing mobility and prosperity.</span>
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$16 living wage?

Here is an excerpt of yesterday's article from the Star: (


Forget dreams of a $10 minimum wage lifting thousands of workers out of poverty. A couple raising two young children in the GTA would each need to earn at least $16.60 an hour to have a decent quality of life, says a new study to be released today. A single parent with one child would need to earn $16.15 an hour.

Ontario's minimum wage is $8.75. It will rise to $10.25 in 2010.

Oct 8, 2008

Harper fumbles

Corvin Russell
Harper's mishandling of the economy, and Judy Rebick's modest proposal
Oct 2, 2008

Random rants on this day in politics

Corvin Russell
More things that are pissing me off, including the incredibly inadequate political discourse on the financial crisis, and a proposal to address it
Oct 2, 2008

Some big ideas

Corvin Russell
Four big ideas missing in action from this election


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