Financial opacity isn't just a disease attacking Russia, China or the Gulf monarchies; it is a global reality. As shown by the Panama Papers leak, even Canada isn't immune from this virus.
The racial justice organization Race Forward and hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth teamed up to create a series of short monologues on systemic racism. The videos they produced have gone viral.
Federal finance minister Joe Oliver re-affirmed that his government seeks to double the annual limit to Tax-Free Savings Accounts from $5,500 to $11,000. This is a terrible idea.
The wealth gap continues to grow in Canada. Rapidly. Why does it continue to be left out of the political conversation?
The dramatic increase in the incomes of the wealthy is surely one of the most significant changes in our society in recent years. Yet it is never treated as a pressing issue that must be addressed.
A report from OECD says we cannot reduce income inequality without the wealthy paying more tax because tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations have contributed to the increase in income inequality.