wealth distribution

Dec 28, 2010

The growth of extreme inequality in Canada

There was always skepticism about claims that, as the rich became richer, income would "trickle down" to others. What wasn't foreseen was that the trickling would actually be in the other direction.
Dec 2, 2010

Richest one per cent's share of wealth at historic high

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Canada's richest one per cent are taking more of the gains from economic growth than ever before in recorded history, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Nov 12, 2010

Tax the rich: increase employment and sustain demand

Al Engler
The wealthiest one per cent claim close to 20 per cent of total income. If their share was reduced to five per cent, extravagant consumption and the waste of resources would be greatly reduced.
Nov 17, 2009

Financial elite back in the saddle

This time last year, financial elites everywhere seemed under siege. A year later, they are safely back in the saddle, enjoying a virtual stranglehold over key public policies.


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