Behind the Numbers
A blog from the CCPA
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Commentary on issues that affect Canadians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, budgets, taxes, public services, and employment.
'Factivism' and Other Fairytales from Bono
The 'Inner Nerd' Gets It Wrong, Again
A rebuttal to U2 singer Bono's claims regarding the 'imminent eradication of extreme poverty'.
What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Rural Poverty
In These Times
Gurly analyzes the institutional reasons behind widespread poverty, depopulation, and unemployment in Jefferson County, Mississippi.
Poverty and Policy in Canada
Implications for Health and Qualityof Life
Raphael writes with authority on the problem of inequality and poverty in Canada. Income variability has increased while social assistance and minimum wages have not kept people up.