Income Inequality

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Bankrupticies & Bailouts

Recession? Depression? Market adjustment? Billion-dollar bailouts? Just what is happening to the economy? Like the rest of the industrialized world, Canada is in the midst of an economic crisis … ; 168 View

Hollow Work, Hollow Society?

Globalization and the Casual Labour Problem in Canada

More and more people in Canada and other Western countries are now working at part-time, short-term and other casual jobs. People are now asking: What happened to full-time employment? Why is … 112 View

If You’re In My Way, I’m Walking

The Assault on Working People Since 1970

“If you’re in my way I’m walking.” This arrogant statement by former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien on the occasion of his physical altercation with a protester in … 160 View

The Age of Increasing Inequality

The Astonishing Rise of Canada's 1%

For 35 years, Canada has become vastly wealthier, but most people have not. This book documents the dramatic and rapid growth in inequality. It identifies the causes. It proposes meaningful steps … 248 View
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Introduction

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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The history of economic inequality in Canada and briefly touches on the other forms of inequality that exist in Canada which would persist even if economic inequality was eliminated. Briefly … 18 $1.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Introduces basic income as a policy designed to offset the rising economic insecurity as well as persistent poverty. Characterizes basic income as a vital component of (rather than a replacement … 6 $0.60 Add
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The Economic Crisis

Class Warfare from Reagan to Obama

From: Bankrupticies & Bailouts

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The Neoliberal Rollback in Historical Perspective

From: If You're In My Way, I'm Walking

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A Basic Income Guarantee for Canada

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Introduces basic income as a solution to income insecurity, and discusses some of its variations. Basic income in Canada has largely been characterized as a benefit targeted to low-income … 20 $2.00 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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Conceptions of Working Lilfe and Labour Law

From: If You're In My Way, I'm Walking

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Inequality, The Profit System and Global Crisis

From: Bankrupticies & Bailouts

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From Deregulation to Crisis

From: Bankrupticies & Bailouts

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Rediscovering Mincome

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Describes and analyzes results of an experiment that took place in Manitoba during the 1970s, which offered some residents a basic income for three years. Summarizes the impact basic income had … 18 $1.80 Add
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Unionization Rate, Work Stoppages and Declining Wages

From: If You're In My Way, I'm Walking

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What’s Been Happening to Canada’s Middle Class?

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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Historically, Canada’s middle class has expected increasing prosperity from one generation to the next. Real hourly wages did grow strongly until 1981, when inflation control became the … 29 $2.90 Add