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Ever wonder why a province as rich as in resources as Alberta has so many poor families and low paid workers?
Why the Alberta government has trouble coming up with money for basic education and healthcare when billlions of dollars a year are extracted from the province?
Why the Canadian government seems to have an inexhaustable supply of money for the military or corporate handouts while programs benefitting the general public such as the Canada Pension Plan or Employment Insurance are starved for funding?
Why people around the world are rising up against their governments' "austerity measures" as big business continues to rake in profits?
Why environmental issues are cast as jobs versus nature?
Why the unending U.S. "war on terror" looks more and more like a war of aggression?
Why our lives are supposed to revolve around what we can buy, with the need for an unending increase in consumption on a finite planet?
Why the people are supposed to sacrifice for the economy rather than the economy serving the public?
Why in democracies around the world corporations seem to have more power than voters?
Why mass media doesn't seem to address any of the underlying issues truly driving social. political, economic or environmental problems, their connection to a failed unsustainable economic system built on inequality and greed, or examine alternatives?