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Beyond the obvious problems with economic inequality for people trying to make ends meet, such gaps can also seed serious political problems. And as some recent polling indicates, this can undermine confidence in both democracy and capitalism. We explore this topic with guests: Michael Veall, professor of economics at McMaster University; Shannon Lee Simmons, financial planner, at the New School of Finance; and Brian Milner, freelance business and economics writer.
Shortly after the flight from Tehran to Kyiv claimed dozens of Canadian lives, COVID-19 took over the news cycle. But victims’ friends and relatives continue their fight for answers — and accountability.