Alberta Politics

NDP Doubles Down Against the Psychology of Austerity

 It would also, much as during the Ralph Klein era, trade a politically rewarding deficit reduction for a less visible, but just as tragic, infrastructure and human resource deficit.  If this budget does one contradictory thing, it takes us out of the old pattern of cutting teachers, and education spending, thus damaging education, and our future competitiveness, which is core to diversification.  A cyclical dystopia for our competitiveness.