Genuine political anger is an asset in politics but also a rarity. That may be why it’s an asset: it rings true amidst falseness, writes Rick Salutin.
The Oxfam Davos Report shows that 62 individuals now own more wealth than 50 per cent of the world's population. And this share of wealth by half of the world has collapsed by over 40 per cent.
Economic inequality remains one of the world's great continuing scandals that absolutely nothing is being done to change. What will it take for Canadians to hit the streets?
David J. Climenhaga
It's hard to see how, if Alberta Premier Alison Redford doesn't go soon one way or another, everything's not going to come up roses -- wild roses -- which is not necessarily a good thing.
In Davos, Harpo shared his plans to cut the Old Age Security supplement to Canadian seniors. Only one problem: he never told Canadian seniors.
Harpo let the whole world in on a little secret at the World Economic Forum in Davos: he's going to cut the Old Age Security supplement to Canadian seniors.
The Prime Minister's speech at Davos was, I would bet, written by Stephen Harper himself. It bore the stamp of his long-standing contempt for the European welfare state.
When Stephen Harper was in Davos, Switzerland, last week to address the World Economic Forum, he did not talk about the subject of the conference. Instead he presented his austerity plan for Canada.
An analysis of Harper's Davos speech, its policy implications and some ideas to stop him.
Harper's speech in Davos covers two areas: job creation and economic stability, and managing immigration. Read on for an analysis of the speech, its policy implications and some ideas to stop Harper.