The Supreme Court just made Citizens United even worse

It’s a great day for dark money. In its infamous decision in Citizens United v. FEC (2010), the Supreme Court tossed a bone to lawmakers seeking to regulate money in politics. With a few exceptions, Citizens United stripped the government of its power to limit the amount of spending on elections, especially by corporations. But the decision also gaveContinue reading “The Supreme Court just made Citizens United even worse”

Investors account for a fifth of home purchases in Canada. Are they driving up housing prices in a booming market?

Investors account for one-fifth of all home purchases in Canada, adding more fuel to the debate about their influence on the country’s soaring real estate prices and demand for housing. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, investor buying has rebounded to 20.1 per cent of all purchases in the country, with a slightly higherContinue reading “Investors account for a fifth of home purchases in Canada. Are they driving up housing prices in a booming market?”

PACE: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver explains how PACE, a program meant to pay for environmentally-friendly home renovations, is fundamentally flawed and can put people at risk of losing their homes.

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