Since the mid-1980s, the guiding principle of neo-liberalism seems to have been, "Ask not what your economy can do for you, ask what you can do for your economy."
Federal cutbacks announced in the 2010 and 2011 budgets will result in more than 60,000 job losses, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
In the book Winner Take All Politics, Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson argue that the key underlying cause of the winner-take-all U.S. economy has been winner-take-all politics.
I'd like to join the war against the war against Christmas: a cause bravely championed by muffled voices in the catacombs like Bill O'Reilly at Fox News and Rex Murphy on CBC.
Many tenets of neoclassical orthodoxy have fallen by the wayside in the past 3 years, but one of the biggest dominoes is that inflation targeting should be the exclusive focus of monetary policy.
In a week when business lobby groups are calling for more tax breaks, the federal R&D Panel released a very good report saying Canada's generous system of R&D tax incentives hasn't been effective.
A common refrain has been that all of Ontario's election platforms are unrealistic given a deteriorating economic outlook. We should evaluate how each party's platform would fare in a downturn.
The meeting of G20 Labour Ministers in Paris on September 26-27, held in advance of the November G20 summit in Cannes, reached some conclusions which go some way toward living up to prior commitments.
In the fall of 2008, decades of finance-first, bankers-know-best economic policies coalesced to create one of the worst economic crises in history.
Rampant poverty can't be written off as the result of historical accident or a worker's incompetence.