Parkland Institute

Media items tagged with Corporations

Op-eds | October 01, 2012

Elite’s lectures on free lunches often spiced with hypocrisy

“There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” It’s a common enough slogan. You may have heard it today — perhaps even over lunch.

Parkland Institute | read more »

Tagged with: corporations | economics | taxes
For Immediate Release | November 07, 2011

Edmonton conference to look at how workers are fighting back against attacks on their rights and dem

The past year has seen numerous attacks on public services, democracy, and the rights of workers all under the guise of austerity and with the economic crisis as a backdrop.  We have also seen mass mobilizations and organized actions in response to these attacks

Parkland Institute | read more »

Download the statement

Tagged with: class | conference_2011 | corporations | labour | neoliberalism | occupy
Op-eds | September 01, 2011

The debt crisis: A case of false memory syndrome

The acclaimed author, Milan Kundera, has written that, “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” But the ongoing world financial crisis shows how false memories can fool us and make us unable to confront corporate power.

Parkland Institute | read more »

Tagged with: bail-outs | corporations | debt | debt crisis | taxes
For Immediate Release | March 25, 2009

Yesterday’s fuel, yesterday’s deal

Petro-Canada, taken over by Suncor, pushes to deliver more fossil fuels when the world is moving to renewables

Suncor’s proposed buyout of Petro-Canada is being touted as a match made in Canada to create a national champion that will kick-start the oil sands. Paula Simons of the Edmonton Journal bet that Pierre Trudeau’s ghost was smirking somewhere to see his dream realized.  Should advocates of Canadian energy security, domestic control and transitioning to a conserver society throw confetti at the corporate wedding?

Parkland Institute | read more »

Tagged with: Canada | corporations | energy policy | tarsands


Support Parkland » Join Our Email List »
View by category
  • For Immediate Release
    The Parkland Institute's official media releases and advisories.

  • Op-eds
    Our commentators in the pages of Canada's newspapers and other media.

  • Commentary
    Commentary that, for whatever reason, wasn't published elsewhere.

  • Mentions
    Articles that make reference to the Parkland Institute.

Releases and op-eds by topic

Canada corporations democracy economics education elections energy policy environment flat tax healthcare inequality neoliberalism oil royalties privatization Ralph Klein royalties service cuts tarsands taxes wages

Releases and op-eds by date
Parkland updates by RSS

Get updates from Parkland Institute in your RSS reader. Subscribe to the Parkland RSS feed.

 RSS Feed