Accidental Deliberations: New column day

Here, on how right-wing provincial governments across Canada are deliberately denying benefits to their constituents solely to try to avoid any credit going to the federal level in advance of this fall’s election. For further reading…– Murray Mandryk, Sarath Peiris and plenty of letter writers have already pointed out the

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Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Evening Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Jonathan Aldred calls out the combination of handouts to the rich, cultivated attitudes of self-reliance and antisocial assumptions which have exacerbated inequality over the past few decades: European countries have, on average, more redistributive tax systems and more welfare benefits for the

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Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Peter Eavis points out how U.S. CEOs are only seeing their exorbitant pay soar even further due to Donald Trump’s tax giveaways. Kara Swisher interviews Anand Giridharadas about how “philanthropists” are bribing the public with small parts of the obscene concentrations money

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Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Daniel Drenzer reviews Joseph Stiglitz’ People, Power and Profits, while noting the importance of pairing progressive policy ideas with a plan for implementation. And Laura Davison points out how Donald Trump’s massive tax losses which kept him from contributing to the U.S.’ public

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Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Edward Kleinbard argues that citizens should be asking the question of whether markets actually serve society’s best interests – while pointing out the compelling evidence to suggest they don’t at the moment. And David Love writes about the increasing recognition among the exceedingly

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