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Socialist Worker | issue 526 | January 2011

Bosses make out like bandits

Bosses make out like bandits

Back in the “Roaring Twenties,” they had a name for the super-rich: Robber Barons. Today’s Robber Barons are officially twice as greedy. Canada’s richest 1 per cent are taking a much greater slice of the economic pie—almost one third of all growth in incomes between 1997 and 2007, according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). »

WikiLeaks

Capitalism can't handle the truth

The very existence of WikiLeaks is as big a bombshell as any of its revelations. Founder Julian Assange has been labelled a terrorist, to shut down future leaks. Jay Gannon looks at past leaks that show capitalism has always been afraid of the truth. »

Traffic

Auto-destruction and a car-free future

From car assembly-line pioneer Henry Ford to Toronto’s new pro-car mayor Rob Ford, we are living in an auto-dependent and auto-destructive society that is harming our health and our environment. But a healthy and green, car-free world is still possible. »

UN climate talks

Cancun summit a climate catastrophe

When even the editorial board of the National Post slams the so-called Cancun Agreement for falling short, you know the climate is in real trouble. »