Environmental Law Alert Blog: How not dealing with climate change is killing our economy

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 The costs of climate change are being hotly debated. Prime Minister Harper has suggested that strong policies that address climate change will hurt jobs and the economy. But a growing body of evidence shows that addressing climate change not only saves Canadians from real financial loss, but also creates jobs and ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Measure Of The Man

Sounds like Rick Mercer has the Harper cabal’s number: Recommend this Post

The Canadian Progressive: Federal Budget 2013 Must Focus on Job Creation, Not Cutbacks, CAW Says

By: Canadian Auto Workers Union | Press Release TORONTO – The CAW is calling on federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to focus on job creation, not more spending cutbacks in his 2013 budget, to be unveiled tomorrow. “Canada’s public debt is small, relative to past history and to the debt problems faced in other […] The post Federal Budget ...

DeSmogBlog: The Real Train Wreck: ALEC and "Other ALECs" Attack EPA Regulations

shutterstock_2531395.jpg When business-friendly bills and resolutions spread like wildfire in statehouses nationwide calling for something as far-fetched as a halt to EPA regulations on greenhouse gas emissions, ALEC is always a safe bet for a good place to look for their origin. In the midst of hosting its 39th Annual Meeting this week in Salt Lake City, Utah, the American Legislative ...

350 or bust: In A Capitalist Economy, the True Job Creators Are Middle Class

Nick Hanauer, entrepreneur and one percenter, exposes the fallacy that it’s the super rich who create jobs. He makes a strong case for taxing the rich to create benefits for the entire society, including growing the middle class. It’s good policy for everyone. Hanauer asserted that TED refused to post this video on-line on the ...