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Two reasons why billionaire altruism is messed up

Billionaires donating to worthy causes might seem like a good idea, but it has at least two major flaws.

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Productivity increases should raise wages, not profits

How a company responds to productivity increases determines how much they care about worker welfare.

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Corporate tax breaks don’t create jobs

You’ve probably heard people—sometimes even politicians—claim that giving businesses tax breaks creates jobs. Here’s why that’s a myth.

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Alberta announces $17M for cattle backlog. How much will go to workers?

Ensuring that companies can still cut up animals is more important than acknowledging the more than 1,500 meat packing workers affected by COVID-19.

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Capitalism is not natural

One argument I’ve seen surface frequently is that no other economic system would work because people are naturally greedy. There are a few issues with this argument.

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Business owners didn’t build their business on their own

The idea that business owners built their businesses on their own is a myth.

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2 ways to prevent and reverse a recession

There are two things I think are necessary to mitigate and even reverse a recession as quickly as possible.

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Capitalism is making the pandemic worse

If there’s one thing that’s become clear during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that neoliberal economic policies have failed our societies.

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Capitalism didn’t build the modern world

Socialism built the modern world, not capitalism.

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How capitalism creates oppression

Capitalism is inherently oppressive. It’s built on the concept of hierarchy.