Statistics Canada revealed yesterday that Canada’s economy shrunk again last month,
putting the lie once more to the claims of Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, the establishment economists and politicians, and the corporate mass media that the recession is over.
The continuing deception is a futile effort to avoid a truth that grows more evident and more urgent each passing day.
In the U.S., neither the Republicans nor the Democrats will acknowledge that truth. In Canada, of course, neither the Conservatives nor the Liberals will acknowledge that truth.
But what is perhaps even more disturbing is that neither the New Democrats, the Greens nor the Bloc Quebecois will acknowledge that truth either.
Although it is perfectly understandable that the NeoConservatives and NeoLiberals in both countries would desperately seek to conceal that emerging truth, it is somewhat more disturbing that even the so-called “social democrats” will not address it. read more »