Debunkers' Academy

The Centre for Future Work is proud to launch a new series of short educational videos, featuring Director Jim Stanford, called Debunkers’ Academy. The series will challenge conventional economic wisdom on many timely topics: like labour markets, government finances, jobs and the environment, and more. Each video is accompanied by links to additional reading and detailed statistical sources. See below for the full set of videos, or subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Debt Phobia 101

Did Canada experience a “debt crisis” in the 1990s? And will we experience another one after COVID, if we don’t slash government spending fast? In this video, Jim Stanford debunks the fear-mongering about public debt propagated by those who want government downsized anytime – debt or no debt.