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The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Maple Branches

Who talks of my nation?

Listening In

What recent populist victories tell us about Canada

Lars Osberg

Lars Osberg is University Research Professor in the Economics Department of Dalhousie University in Halifax.

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What Causes Social Inequality?

From Scandinavia to the Anglosphere, it may come down to choice. April 2011
In Power and Inequality: A Comparative Introduction, Gregg Olsen examines three “Nordic” countries—Finland, Norway and Sweden—and three “Anglo” countries—Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States—through the lens of social inequality. Readers with an allergy to footnotes or definitions or statistics should be warned from the start: this book is not an…