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Interest, debt, and inflation – who’s winning?
We often think of inflation as bad for everyone, but that’s wrong. Someone is getting and keeping all those extra dollars everyone is paying. Inflation is conflict: business vs business, industry vs industry, workers vs profits. Its a battle to see who gets all those inflation dollars. We saw this play out in the food supply chain last year as Frito-lay fought with Loblaws over who would capture inflation dollars. The Bank of Canada believes higher interest rates are the solution to inflation. In fact, higher interest rates are actually increasing inflation. Homeowners, businesses and farmers are being sideswiped by interest costs. Cheap debt was pushed onto anyone who would take it — but now, the implications of rising interest rates for farmers could be severe. CCPA economist David Macdonald will examine who has won and who has lost from inflation in the food supply chain. ...
Food Not Bombs serving
When a billion people go hungry each day, how can we spend another dollar on war? Food Not Bombs is an all-volunteer movement that recovers food that would otherwise be discarded, and shares free vegan and vegetarian meals with the hungry in over 1,000 cities in 65 countries in protest to war, poverty, and destruction of the environment. We are not a charity but dedicated to taking nonviolent direct action. Our movement has no headquarters or positions of leadership and we use the process of consensus to make decisions. We also provide food and supplies to the survivors of natural disasters, and people participating in occupations, strikes, marches and other protests. Join us, Food Not Bombs Saskatoon, and our friends, Riversdale community association, for an afternoon of good food and good conversation. ...
Bus Riders of Saskatoon – Monthly Meeting
Our monthly meetings have education sessions on issues facing the Saskatoon Transit system, discussion of problems and potential solutions, and planning of possible political actions. All welcome! ...
Rally for Public Education
Calling all teachers, parents and concerned citizens who care about public education and our children’s future. Join Saskatchewan teachers at the Rally for Public Education. Bring your friends and family, and show the provincial government that we’re serious about the state of our education system. ...
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