Debt Ceiling Deal

The Harper Government and the Republican Tea Party: Partners in the Revolution of the Night Watchman

Errol P. Mendes | Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada
Errol P. Mendes

The connection between the Tea Party ideologues and the Harper government is their stealth agenda to starve governments of tax monies to spend on social programs and downsize to a minimal state the very organizations they were elected to lead.

Debt Deal No Help: TSX Drops 5.5. Per Cent In Six Sessions

CP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - North American stock markets tumbled Tuesday as relief over the rise of the U.S. debt ceiling was countered by rising worries that economic ...

The Crisis of Credibility

Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada
Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D

From sex-abuse scandals within churches to the stupefying fiascoes on Wall Street and in the Gulf of Mexico, a general malaise has replaced our optimism. For academics concerned by the crisis of credibility in our political, economic, and social institutions, it is time to take a good look in the mirror.

Markets Unimpressed By Debt Deal

CP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Canada

BEIJING, China - Global stock markets tumbled Tuesday after downbeat U.S. data fueled fears the world's largest economy might be sliding back into rec...

The Tea Party Deadbeats

Diane Francis | Posted 10.01.2011 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

One popular Tea Party spokesman is Joe Walsh of Chicago, who is a deadbeat dad according to a lawsuit filed by his ex-wife for $117,343 in unpaid chil...

Stocks Rally, Then Drop, On Debt Ceiling Deal

CP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The debt deal rally lasted all of 30 minutes. After gaining 139 points minutes after the market opened Monday, the Dow Jones indus...

U.S. Debt Ceiling Debate Speaks to Dysfunctional System

Hassan Arif | Posted 10.01.2011 | Canada
Hassan Arif

The complexity of passing legislation through Congress with an intransigent Republican Party is something we should be worried about here in Canada, too. There is the prospect that the federal government, Canada's largest province, and Canada's largest city could all be governed by ideological conservatives.