The New Feudalism – consequences of rising income inequality

Winnipeg journalist Frances Russell’s latest article quotes CCPA MB’s Lynne Fernandez, Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues.

Governments focus on the top income quintiles while low income and working people’s incomes stagnate. Constant tax reductions for corporations and the wealthy have depleted government revenues and jeopardized services Canadians rely on. Fernandez argues that corporations must be reminded that nobody succeeds in the private sector without tremendous supports from the public sector, be it infrastructure, education, public services, education.

Read The New Feudalism by Frances Russell in National Newswatch