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Rising right-wing populism and the failure of global economic governance

September 17, 2016

With the global economy mired in slow growth and right-wing, nationalist populism in the ascendant in many of the advanced industrial countries, one might have hoped that the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China would have come up with a real plan to promote a sustainable, shared recovery.  If so, one... Read more

Charting a path for a progressive BC

September 08, 2016

  On September 22, 23, the Broadbent Institute hosts its first Progress Summit BC in Vancouver. In the lead up, the Institute is publishing a series of blog posts from speakers and staff. It was three years ago after our first national Progress Summit - where dozens of British Columbians... Read more