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Canada's Great Divide: The politics of the growing gap between rich and poor in the 1990s
Over the course of the 1990s, Canada's growing gap has become a slippery slope for a growing number of middle income familes sliding towards the bottom of the income ladder.
Capitalism for Beginners
Lekachman, Robert; Van Loon, Borin
An amusing, soundly researched, and highly accessible illustrated book that tells you everything you want to know about capitalism.
Connexions: Volume 8, Number 2 - Summer 1983 - Toward a New Economy
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Connexions: Volume 11, Number 1 - Spring 1987 - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change
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The Dismal Science: How Thinking Like an Economist Undermines Community
The Faltering Economy: The Problem of Accumulation Under Monopoly Capitalism
Foster, John Bellamy; Szlajfer, Henryk
The essays in this volume are part of a radical attempt to grapple with the problems of advanced capitalist development without discarding the real theoretical breakthroughs made by Keynes.
Flying Without A Net: The "Economic Freedom" of Working Canadians in 2000
Brown, Amanda; Stanford, Jim
Reports on a project to construct a quantitative index summarizing the multi-dimensional economic status of working people in Canada, based on variations in 14 different component indicators of econom...
New Catholic Bishops Report says workers in crisis
Privatizing Social Security: Who Wins?: Against The Current vol. 114
Over the years, there have been numerous attempts and proposals to privatize the social security system. It was a key Republican platform item in the 2000 election. The idea was subsequently thwarte...
Reflections on the 7th Special Session of the U.N. General Assemly
Overview and critique of the U.N. conference dealing with the New International Economic Order.
Seven Reasons Why Capitalism Can't Recover Anytime Soon
There is a larger disease in the international economic system, a disease that cannot be cured by politicians who swear allegiance to this deteriorating system and to the wealthy elite who benefit fro...
The Sub-Prime Market Crisis: Against The Current vol. 131
It wasn't until I flew to the United Kingdom on Saturday, September 15th, that the globalized nature of the sub-prime contagion really hit home, as it were, for me. On my flight over, I grabbed a copy...
25 Years After the Gdansk Uprising: Against The Current vol. 121
Suzi Weissman interviews David Ost. The occupation of the Gdansk shipyard by Polish workers in 1980, demanding recognition of their independent trade union Solidarnosc, rocked the Eastern bloc and ins...
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Left Business Observer
Left Business Observer is a newsletter on economics and politics. This site collects some sample articles and background information.
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