Political Eh-conomy: Piketty on Canada: Oil and inequality

Alright, so the title is a bit of a cheap hook, taking advantage of the popularity of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century. In his book, French economist Piketty traces the contours of global inequalities of wealth (and income) over the past 300 years and wraps them in a novel and thought-provoking theory of ...

The Scott Ross: Most BCers Support Northern Gateway Pipeline

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to British Columbians that they support an oil pipeline that endangers ecologically sensitive terrain, after all they continue to financially support every other pipeline that does the exact same thing. Opinion polls may consistently show that a majority of BCers oppose Enbridge’s Northern Gateway oil pipeline, but their continued ...

350 or bust: Saturday At The Movies

From The Post Carbon Institute comes this catchy video, We Quite You, Keystone XL (It’s Not Us, It’s You): * Until we show fossil fuel companies that we’re ready for something new, pipelines like Keystone XL are going to keep coming back like an ex-boyfriend who won’t get the hint. Now is the time to ...