Low wages, predatory lending, and barriers to social mobility trap and disadvantage too many. Employers, governments, credit unions, retailers and others need to step up.
Too few member-owners in credit unions take a real interest in the politics of their credit union.
The failure of MEC is the result of a perverse definition of success, also taken up by credit unions.
Credit unions have an interest in making sure Canada’s income security programs work.
How do credit unions address their members’ loss of privacy? Huge datasets have been aggregated and turned into proprietary treasures – at Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc.. What is in the member’s best interest?
When managing risk & uncertainty, statistical models are no substitute for cautious, reasoned judgement.
The delivery system for Federal emergency support programs to business excludes most credits unions; Central 1 must step up.
The Covid-19 crisis prompts calls for more debt solutions, but consumers are already over-extended!
Can credit unions provide credit to those who are most vulnerable in this Covid-19 crisis?
Banks, not credit unions, are heavily invested in fossil fuels.