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The Broadbent Institute hosted the co-authors of Seeking Social Democracy: Seven Decades in the Fight for Equality, Ed Broadbent, Frances Abele, Jonathan Sas, and Luke Savage, for a lively reading and...In the News
The Broadbent Institute is proud to launch Perspectives: A Canadian Journal of Political Economy and Social Democracy. This new publication provides analysis and helps to develop strategy for building a...In the News
New study by the Broadbent Institute finds that wage gains in the grocery industry have been erased by inflation - amid record profits by grocers. OTTAWA - Wage gains for...
Economic inequality is one of the critical challenges of our time. To reverse the growing gap and create a more fair and just society, progressives must demand public policies that focus on shared prosperity and equitable wealth distribution for all.Read more
To reverse the hollowing out of democracy, Canada must restore faith in the system and renew public engagement in the political process including reforming democratic institutions to be accountable and responsive, advocating for more formal representation of women and minority groups, and investing in communities.Read more
Climate change, deforestation, water contamination, cancer-causing toxins, ecosystem decline: Canada must focus on the development of innovative greener industries that generate good jobs and globally competitive companies that can fuel Canada’s long-term economic well-being.Read more
Social democracy is an array of social movements promoting equality and recognition of differences, including feminism, anti-racism, the environmental movement and struggles for the recognition of disability rights and Indigenous rights.Read more