The vast majority of Canadians support a wealth tax, but 90 percent of the country’s MPs recently voted against a proposal to establish one. When push comes to shove, Canadian politicians are just as much in thrall to the rich as their US counterparts.
Christo Aivalis is a writer and commentator with a PhD in history. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, Canadian Dimension, and Passage. He can be found daily on his YouTube channel.