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Tax breaks don’t help the poor

Tax breaks, top ups, matching funds—none of them help poor people because they all require poor people first spending money they don’t have.

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How balanced budgets destroy jobs

Balanced budgets rarely come with increased revenue, which means they must be accomplished with decreased expenses. And decreased expenses always means job losses.

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My response to Nathan Neudorf’s pro-capitalist rant

At the beginning of December, Lethbridge-East MLA Nathan Neudorf went on a pro-capitalist rant in the Alberta legislature. This is my response.

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Tax cuts are job cuts: a running total

In this article, I will keep a running total of the number of public sector job losses in Alberta.

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Why right-wing voters shouldn’t vote UCP today

To my right-leaning friends: do not vote for UCP and Jason Kenney today. Jason Kenney is corrupt. He cares about only one thing: power. And he has no problems lying and cheating to get it. His plan for the economy is to give rich people and corporations tax cuts, on the backs of the rest […]