Lecturer, Rutgers University
Avi Lewis is a documentary filmmaker, journalist, and lecturer in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University. His 25-year journalism career has spanned award-winning theatrically-released documentaries to local news reporting, and has appeared on television networks worldwide including Canada’s City TV, MuchMusic and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Channel 4 in the UK and Al Jazeera English. In 2017, he co-founded and is now Strategic Director of The Leap – an organization launched to upend our collective response to the crises of climate, inequality and racism.
Canadas welfare state is disintegrating. Meanwhile, Canadas corporate welfare state has never been stronger. In his 2018 Fall Economic Report, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that corporations would receive $14...