Income Inequality in Canada: In Search of a Fairer Future

Readings in this collection explore the rise of income inequality in Canada, and the legislation that continues to favor the interests of corporations and the super-rich. The authors of these texts also explore solutions to this problem, from basic income for all Canadians, to progressive tax policies and closing tax loopholes for corporations.

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Introduction

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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The introduction provides an overview of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic how it may play a role in the adoption of basic income. 6 $0.60 Add
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Canadian Income Inequality

The Big Picture

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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Unbalanced growth and increasing income inequality since 1981 contrasts starkly with the balanced growth and stable income distribution of 1946 to 1981. Although total output per Canadian grew by … 20 $2.00 Add
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The Myths Used to Create and Justify Inequality

From: Share the Wealth!

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Readings in part 1 of this title explore the political and economic decisions and trends that have led to economic inequality in Canada. This chapter lists and debunks several myths that are used … ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Fixing the Leaks

From: Bill Gates, Pay Your Fair Share of Taxes...Like We Do!

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In Chapter 7, I look at a broader range of tax reform proposals to address the major sources of the tax shortfall. 21 $2.10 Add
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Increasing Corporate Taxes

From: Share the Wealth!

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Readings in part 2 of this title explore potential solutions to income inequality in Canada. This chapter discusses the taxation of large Canadian corporations. Topics discussed include how … ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Corporate Transformation

From: A Finer Future

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This chapter explores ways in which the underlying corporate structure upon which our economy is built will need to reorganize and refocus towards long term sustainability. ; ; ; 26 $2.60 Add
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Inequality of Wealth and Income

From: How Societies Work

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Getting from Here to There

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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This chapter looks at the next steps for making basic income a reality in Canada. 17 $1.70 Add
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Income Inequality in Canada: What Can Be Done

From: Essential Readings in Canadian Government and Politics, 2nd Edition

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2013 report by Armine Yalnizyan to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding what the federal government could do to offset the growth of income inequality. ; ; 5 $0.50 Add