What does one of the world’s most prominent economists, a man whose pioneering work in the 1950s made him the father of equalization programs, think about them today?
An interview with former top NDP strategist Les Campbell, who was former NDP leader Audrey McGlaughlin’s policy advisor…
You probably think that all of us country folk are as free as the proverbial birds, doing whatever we like, since there is no one out here to worry about it. Well, the reality is much different.
Recession and a military emergency are handing all levels of government a unique challenge. Our most important trading partner, to whose fate we are inexorably tied, is trimming corporate taxes and accelerating tax rebates while throwing in spending for lots of guns and butter to boot.
Now the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) want our kids to stop drinking milk. Presumably, we are cruelly exploiting dairy cows who deserve a life of frolicking in meadows.
As governments struggle with rising health care costs, public-private partnerships in constructing and managing public hospitals can provide innovative ways to control costs and improve service.
Canadians have fought a spirited campaign against poverty, but we’ve failed to brandish one obvious weapon: shedding a marketing board system that raises the price of food and makes basic nutrition more expensive for the poor.