Duncan Cameron

Born in Victoria B.C. in 1944, Duncan now lives in Vancouver. Following graduation from the University of Alberta he joined the Department of Finance (Ottawa) in 1966 and was financial advisor to the Canadian Delegation at the United Nations General Assembly in 1967. After working at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), he went on to complete a doctorate from the University of Paris I (Paris-Sorbonne) in 1976. Duncan is an adjunct professor of political science at Simon Fraser University, a director of the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University in Montreal, and a research fellow of the Centre for Global Political Economy at SFU. He was a member of the political science department at the University of Ottawa from 1975 until 2004.He is the author, co-author, editor or coeditor of 11 books including Ethics and Economics (with Gregory Baum), The Other Macdonald Report (with Daniel Drache), The Free Trade Papers, The Free Trade Deal, Canada Under Free Trade (with Mel Watkins) and Constitutional Politics (with Miriam Smith).

Duncan Cameron
Columnists
Oct 11, 2011

It's time, nationalize the banks

Public credit for private profit makes no sense at all, unless the general interest is being well served. We know it isn't. Making banking a public utility is the way to turn the situation around.
Columnists
Oct 4, 2011

The NDP and its enemies

A new federal NDP leader with an agenda for meaningful change to improve lives is going to face major opposition from the people who benefit disproportionately from the way Canada is run now.
Columnists
Sep 27, 2011

Seeking the right NDP leader for now

The NDP is preparing for the first time to choose a party leader who Canadians will consider as a serious alternative to Stephen Harper. The right candidate needs many qualities to do the job.
Columnists
Sep 6, 2011

Carving up Libya

In spite of continued raging combat, last week France and Britain hosted the "Friends of Libya" conference in Paris to help the Libyan National Transitional Council prepare for the end of hostilities.
Columnists
Aug 30, 2011

Which way ahead for Quebec?

The movement for Quebec independence, born in the 1960s, and incarnated by the Parti Quebecois, the promoter of the province's sovereignty, is undergoing severe internal and external strains.

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