BC Budget 2015: Government of the Rich, By the Rich, For the Rich

Commentary from the Communist Party of BC February 17 was Budget Day in British Columbia, and the corporate media dutifully lauded Finance Minister Mike de Jong for bringing in a surplus, plus “a few small tax breaks for families” and so-called “modest increases” for health care and education. The reality is that working class and low-income British Columbians were hit hard again by Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals, while the wealthy get a major financial boost. Virtually the only good news is that people on income or disability assistance will finally be able… Read More