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.
Balanced budgets rarely come with increased revenue, which means they must be accomplished with decreased expenses. And decreased expenses always means job losses.
At the beginning of December, Lethbridge-East MLA Nathan Neudorf went on a pro-capitalist rant in the Alberta legislature. This is my response.
In this article, I will keep a running total of the number of public sector job losses in Alberta.
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 […]