Quebec’s Budget and consumption: Minister Bachand’s miscalculation

Saturday, 3 April, 2010

Further to my radio column of Thursday, April 1 on the same subject, here are a few thoughts. Minister Bachand deludes himself thinking that an increase of QST and the gas tax will bring more money into the coffers of the state; it’s a mistake governments often make. In reality, many consumers already have a […]

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Towards responsible capitalism

Monday, 15 March, 2010

Confronted to the speculation we observe in financial markets, I began a series of columns on the ravages of financial capitalism. In the first, I demonstrated the harms of speculation, especially the relationship between it and the economic and financial crisis raging on the planet since summer 2007. In the second, I talked about the […]

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Link between stock market speculation and corporate bankruptcies

Monday, 15 February, 2010

Confronted to the speculation we observe in financial markets, I began a series of columns on the ravages of financial capitalism. In the first, I demonstrated the harms of speculation, especially the relationship between it and the economic and financial crisis raging on the planet since summer 2007. In the second, I talked about the […]

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Books

Consommation et nouvelles technologies

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Consommation et luxe

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Consommation et image de soi

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