Alberta and Canada: A Public Policy Failure in Process?

Canada faces huge, long term, destabilizing challenges.  Inequality of wealth is soaring.  The richest 87 Canadian families own as much as 12 million average Canadian income earners while Alberta gives tax breaks to the rich and cuts services to the poor. While much of the world surges ahead developing renewable energy and post fossil fuelContinue reading “Alberta and Canada: A Public Policy Failure in Process?”

Corporate Imposed Taxes and How they Reduce Our Quality of Life

The word ‘markups’ does not arouse the same emotions as taxes and profits.  But markups are an important and little understood form of ‘taxation’.  When a business sells something, it takes the cost of either making it or buying it and adds a markup.  The markup can be low for high volume goods and services,Continue reading “Corporate Imposed Taxes and How they Reduce Our Quality of Life”