Marc Lee is an economist in the BC office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and author of Who’s Cutting Classes? Untangling the Spin in K-12 Education, available on the CCPA web site
Stories by Marc Lee
It launched a frenzy of action never before seen in BC. Today, it’s a distant memory.
Divestment from fossil fuels is key. But funds can go even further.
This is a massive privatization of a public resource. And for what? Let's tally it up.
Decades of fusing the two economies exposes us to grave risk.
A tax-the-rich economist goes home to Upper Canada College.
Money is there to get it done before Olympics.
How the growing income gap hurts Canada's future.
Latest brand name for pulling our protection.
We can brighten the dark side to BC's economy.
Equalization only begins to right an unhealthy imbalance.
Decoding the new federal budget language.
Why private dental insurance really bites.
B.C.'s monster deficit has become a monster surplus, but not for the reasons the Liberals suggest.
We've endured sacrifice, but rewards so far look slim.
While 2010 references abound, its balancing act is still mainly one of making the poor pay for tax breaks for corporations and the rich.
If the government is spending more per pupil, why are schools feeling the pinch? Here's the missing math.