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Seismic Political Shifts Reveal Desire for Serious Change

by James Magnus-Johnston

If you demonstrate to people that the NDP [New Democratic Party] can win in Alberta, suddenly anything seems possible. —Paul Fairie, University of Calgary political scientist

 

On the problematic political spectrum, neither the right nor the left have become wholesale champions of the steady state economy. Then again, embracing something perceived as ‘new’ has never been the strong suit of the politician.


The Daly-Correa Tax: Background and Explanation

Herman Daly has an unorthodox suggestion for curtailing carbon dioxide emissions: grant more power to OPEC.


Finding Real Economic Leadership in the Wake of Rio+20

Where’s the leadership we need on the economy? Without it, we’ll pay a heavy environmental price.


The New Congressional Debt Panel: An Opportunity for an Essential Economic Debate

Brent Blackwelder describes why now is the time to put pressure on the media and the 12 members of the Congressional debt panel.