Its time to change the rules of global trade

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It is now three months into the Presidency of Donald Trump, and policy makers around the world are still unsure how to respond to the new administration's challenge to the liberal global order and the looming threat of “America First” trade  policies. 

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Job posting: Development Manager

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The Broadbent Institute (www.broadbentinstitute.ca) is a national, non-partisan organization championing progressive change through the promotion of democracy, equality, and sustainability and the training of a new generation of leaders. 

 

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Fighting the ills of corporate concentration

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Economics textbooks generally begin with a simple model in which prices of goods and services are determined by supply and demand in competitive markets and firms are “price-takers.” Yet it is much closer to reality to view the world we live in as one in which a handful of very large companies dominate most markets and have the power to administer prices so as to earn well above average profits or “rents.”

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Leading the Change: Closing Remarks from Progress Summit 2017

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In his opening, Ed urged us to think of the best defense as being a good offense.

I want to tell you I was thinking about that advice a couple of weeks ago on federal budget day.

I lost a bet with my colleagues that day because I was certain that the government would close at least one egregious tax loophole.

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