John Peters from Laurentian University is in Vancouver on Thursday, March 14 (today) at 7 p.m. for a presentation at the Rhizome Cafe, 317 East Broadway of the book he edited called: Boom, Bust and Crisis: Labour, Corporate Power and Politics in Canada. If you’re in Vancouver and interested you should check it out. The article you can access by clicking on the link below outlines some interesting scenarios for our economic futures…
via VIEW: Inequality hurts BC’s economy and democracy | The Hook.
More from me soon on this topic.
The Tyee – Canada’s Reckless Banks Inflate House Price Bubble.
I’m back after having a nasty flu for the past 2+ weeks. This article by Murray Dobbin lays out a scenario for a future crash in the ‘Canadian’ housing market. The banks (finance capital) are in charge with the government following along like a loyal puppy dog.
Corporations are sitting on a lot of cash right now. That’s probably a good strategy for us as individuals: get liquid. Not so easy to get done. We are the unwitting dupes of finance capital content with the sense that we are in control of our lives and every decision we make is self-generated and independent of larger social, economic issues.