The Failures & Dangers of the Pre-Pandemic Economy: How Did We Get Here? Part I

The Failures & Dangers of the Pre-Pandemic Economy: How Did We Get Here? Part I

Posted on May 12, 2020 at 12:20 pm by Bill Roberts
BC, Community, Federal


Bill Sundhu begins his latest blog with an observation and an important question: “We Canadians live in one of the richest societies in the history of the world. … So, how is it that homelessness, hunger and food banks have proliferated and the scourge of child poverty remains in our midst?” The pandemic has shown the importance of government programs, both federally and provincially. Yet they have been systematically weakened over the past 40 years as money and resources have been re-directed to the very wealthy. Read more about how we got here on Bill’s May 4th blog, at https://billsundhu.ca/blog/