Marjorie Griffin Cohen

News
Sep 13, 2021
A sign reading "comprehensive community care" with an elderly man walking in front of it. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr

The labour shortage no one is talking about

Marjorie Griffin Cohen
The job vacancy rate in health care and social assistance increased 39 per cent from the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021, with almost 99,000 jobs needing to be filled.
Blog
Jun 4, 2012
Protest against Bill C-38 in Cobourg, Ont. on June 2. Photo: Derek Blackadder/Flickr

Budget bill C-38 and employment equity

Marjorie Griffin Cohen
So many big changes are happening in the federal government's budget bill -- Bill C-38 -- that some significant issues like the changes to the Federal Contractors Program (FCP) have escaped attention.
Book Review
Jun 17, 2010
Greed, Lust & Gender: A History of Economic Ideas

Economic thought from a feminist

Marjorie Griffin Cohen
Nancy Folbre focuses her critical eye on the inter-relationship between greed and lust as it relates to the idea of self-interest in capitalist economic life.
News
Feb 20, 2008

Will BC's carbon tax actually reduce emissions?

Marjorie Griffin Cohen
On February 19, British Columbia's outgoing Finance Minister presented a budget that included "North America's first full-fledged carbon tax." But not everyone is convinced of the tax's equity and ef
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