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Aug 13, 2018

The moral economy and the struggle for a good life

Nima Maleki
Much of the world's population struggles for basic necessities. Adequately paid jobs, housing, food, clean drinking water, and health-care are not reaching many who need it. But, why is that?
Podcast
Mar 9, 2018
Burnt house from anti Muslim riots in Sri Lanka

The reasons behind anti Muslim pogroms in Sri Lanka

Asia Pacific Currents
The targeting of minorities around Asia is unfortunately too common and often has deep political and economic roots. The current anti muslim riots are an example of this.
Blog
Dec 5, 2017
Photo: Ryan L. C. Quan/Wikimedia Commons

Don't blame God or nature. We're the culprits

David Suzuki
If we're the cause of the problems, then we must stop blaming "nature" or "God." We have to take responsibility and tackle them with the urgency they require.
Podcast
Nov 5, 2016
Basic income performance - Bern, Switzerland 2013

Basic income: The devil is in the details

Redeye
Basic income is in the news right now, with governments from Alberta to Quebec in support of the idea. Economist David Macdonald says it's critical to pick the right model to actually reduce poverty.
Podcast
Apr 21, 2016

Who will win the digital revolution?

Needs No Introduction
A talk by Robert McChesney and John Nichols based on their book "People Get Ready - The Fight Against the Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy."
Podcast
Mar 6, 2016
Bike lanes

Bike lanes help local businesses thrive

Redeye
Michael Andersen understands why small business owners are nervous about changes in the street outside their store windows. But he says they have nothing to fear, and much to gain, from bike lanes.

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