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.
Billionaires steal money from workers, then they hoard the money, which keeps that money from circulating in the economy.
In this article, I will keep a running total of the number of public sector job losses in Alberta.
Yesterday, someone wrote a letter to the editor of the Lethbridge Herald. This person is dealing with drug addiction and was providing some insight from that perspective on the benefits of the supervised consumption site, as well as addressing some myths. Naturally, the online version of the letter received negative feedback, many with the same, […]
Must be a federal election. The Conservatives are promising tax credits again, and disguising them as tax cuts.
This sort of language is a continuation of centuries-old rhetoric of Indigenous people hindering settler progress.
People don’t agree with me when I tell them that landlords exploit their renters to make money.
The Alberta government established a Supervised Consumption Services Review Committee to evaluate the social and economic impacts of current and proposed supervised consumption sites. This committee is touring the province, and receiving in-person feedback from public engagement sessions. They held two in Lethbridge, and although I attended one, I didn’t speak at the mic. They […]
I believe in open borders. And by that, I mean that people should be free to enter into any country they want. Governments seem intent on advocating for free trade, which gives inanimate objects more freedom than people have.
A castle sat upon the hill, where all the power lay: The storehouse, armoury lay inside, the treasury, every day. The ruler and his dozen knights would tax the peasants poor, Would take a portion of their food and money for their store. They promised safety from their foes, protection from the night, But told […]