Tagged economics

Economy needs more radical solution to inequality

By Andrew Kemle, March 14 2018 — Despite Canada’s leaders’ best efforts, poverty and inequality won’t be solved with legislation anytime soon. A more radical approach, one that focuses on society’s treatment of labour, is needed to address the source of the problems. Political theorist Nancy Fraser splits potential remedies to economic inequality into two…

University of Calgary offers class on successful sex in a failing economy

By Melanie Woods, January 28 2016 — In response to Alberta’s crumbling economy, the University of Calgary will offer a new course on staying intimate with your partner despite desperate economic times. The course, titled “ECON 411: Bear markets in the bedroom” will be taught by economics professor and self-proclaimed sex-haver Dick Jameson. “Sex is…

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