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What are the alternatives to austerity and tax cuts?

Why don't austerity and tax cuts help the economy? Former Executive Director of Canadians for Tax Fairness Dennis Howlett speaks at the "Austerity and its Alternatives" Workshop in Hamilton, Ontario, in December 2016.

Related: The Road Ahead for Tax Fairness: How Canada's parties can work together, DT Cochrane, 21 October 2021; IMF calls for progressive taxes on wealth and excess profits, Toby Sanger, 29 April 2021; Canada needs more progressive fiscal policies to reach gender equality, Erika Beauchesne, 7 March 2020.

How tax cuts threaten the country we've built over generations

Murray Dobbin, former President of Canadians for Tax Fairness, describes the need to to have progressive taxation to protect social programs and build a more equal society in Canada.

Related: Report: January 7th is Corporate Income Tax Freedom Day, DT Cochrane, 13 January 2020; Tax Cuts for the Rich Only Benefit the Rich, Study Reconfirms, DT Cochrane, 26 July 2021; Submission: Don't give in to the tax cut pressure, Toby Sanger, 19 September 2018.

Tribute: Legendary activist Murray Dobbin: Canada loses a writer, fighter and friend, Toby Sanger, 22 September 2021.