What follows is the introduction to a talk I gave at the 3rd Innis Christie Lecture & Symposium in Labour and Employment Law. My sister was educated at the Dalhousie School of Law and I was Lucky enough when visiting … Continue reading
Conclusion to Chapter 8 Consistent with the main line of argument in this thesis then, is the proposition that labour market flexibilisation is the other side of the neoliberal policy coin; namely, price stability and conservative fiscal policy all locked … Continue reading
UDATE: Doak changed the title of his article from “Visigoths versus Bay Street” to “Why I said taxes on the rich are like ethnic cleansing: Jim Doak” but if you click the link the URL still has the original title. … Continue reading
Michael Hudson on the Greek Tragedy as modern economic warfare. Why bomb and plunder when you have financiers? The Greek economy is not in jeopardy of collapsing it already has. H/T Naked Capitalism. Direct reporting from BNN And if having … Continue reading
Paul Krugman has pointed out, here and here that the meme that most of the inequality we have been experiencing of late has much to do with differences in educational attainment is bogus. Mankiw responds in typical fashion by changing … Continue reading
On Wednesday of last week the Minister of Finance for Newfoundland and Labrador Thomas Marshall was interviewed by CBC Central Morning about a report I did for the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL). In one respect, the fact … Continue reading
CBC Radio Central Newfoundland Morning aired an interview they did with me about inequality and the future of development in Newfoundland and Labrador. The pod cast can be found here. It is the last of the three interviews on the podcast (16min 38sec mark). The first interview is about the salmon festival and KISS. I always thought I should do a project with Gene Simmons.
Apparently the policy brief I wrote for the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour has been picked up by the Occupy Wall Street movement. The brief can be found here. The money shot from that brief would be the graph … Continue reading