A progressive approach to COVID-19 recovery

Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

a COVID-19 recovery strategy, governed by progressive principles and values, would look something like the following : 1. Prioritize the needs of people… 2. Reinforce people’s economic and social rights… 3. Public investment… 4. Transition to greater national self-sufficiency in some sectors… 5. Spend what it takes… In implementing all of the above, dogmatism should be avoided.

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Here are all of Justin Trudeau’s promises in federal election 2019

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

The party made dozens of promises during the 40-day campaign… we’re laying out every Liberal promise on the table—and tracking those that are fully kept or broken. Bookmark this post and follow along as we keep tabs on the House of Commons. We’ll also make note every time an opposition promise comes to fruition

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Every child left behind: How education cuts fuel inequality

Friday, June 14th, 2019

… good fiscal sense includes eliminating inequalities that cost economies and challenge political stability. Stiglitz cites the OECD, which estimates that “in countries like the U.S., the U.K. and Italy, overall economic growth would have been six to nine percentage points higher in the past two decades had income inequality not risen.” And in a 2018 Gallup study, countries with greater income inequality, the Economist found, also report higher incidences of assault, theft and concerns about personal safety.

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To Doug Ford, being “for the students” means reckless OSAP cuts

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Doug Ford does not represent—nor does he care for—the students of Ontario. If he did, he would respect the need for adequate student spaces and student-led services, respect the autonomous structure of the student unions, and ensure Post-Secondary institutions have the funding needed to provide both the current and future students with high quality education and adequate resources on campus.

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