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Several tents were set up in October 2023 across from the Confederation Building in St. John’s, NL, to bring attention to the lack of affordable housing in the city. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

The private sector housing experiment has failed: Ottawa must now step up on social housing

There are many strategies needed simultaneously to address housing affordability in Canada. The expansion of social housing supply is a particularly effective one.
Former U.S. president Donald Trump returns to his plane at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Aug. 3 after pleading not guilty to charges that he conspired to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The U.S. at a crossroads: How Donald Trump is criminalizing American politics

The 2024 U.S. presidential election should be about more than Donald Trump’s legal travails. It should be a choice between democracy and the further criminalization of American politics.
The United Conservative Party demonized the NDP’s proposals for a corporate tax rate increase during the recent provincial election campaign. But Calgary-based energy companies and other corporations have capitalized on tax rate decreases, firing workers instead of investing in them. (Samson/Unsplash)

Why we need to rewrite the script on corporate taxes

The conventional narrative on corporate tax increases relies on ‘zombie ideas’ that pander to corporate interests, harm the public interest and refuse to die.
In a neoliberal era, where profitability is prioritized over social duty, all orders of government in Canada are increasingly shirking responsibility for providing social services onto non-profits. (Shutterstock)

As governments shirk their responsibilities, non-profits are more important than ever

Non-profits provide critical services and social support for communities. They also provide settings where vital forms of social capital are produced.

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