Dec 15, 2017
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A not-so-happy Christmas

Ed Finn
With more than a million Canadian kids living in poverty, giving them food and toys over the holidays is not enough.
May 9, 2017

When your city hates poor and homeless people

Talking Radical Radio
Stephen Harrison and Ashley Mollison talk about defensive architecture, a tent city, and pushing back against hostility to poor and homeless people in Victoria, B.C.
Apr 26, 2017
Toronto robs from the poor.

Toronto 'robs from the poor': OCAP report

Cathy Crowe
Activist group the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty shows that the City is holding back $18 million dollars from homelessness programs.
Apr 20, 2017
Jessica Sikora, John Clarke, Avi Lewis, Guy Caron and Josephine Grey

Universal basic income: Yea or nay?

Needs No Introduction
Will a guaranteed basic income release people from the poverty trap or keep them in it? A spirited debate exploring the issues from both sides and all points between.
Nov 5, 2016
Basic income performance - Bern, Switzerland 2013

Basic income: The devil is in the details

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.
Oct 31, 2016
Mapping segregation: New York 2015

Poverty and segregation endemic in U.S. cities

Black poverty rates are double those of whites. One in three Black men has a felony record. U.S. cities are deeply segregated. Police killings have their roots in the system, says Paul Street.
Jun 13, 2016

New data reveals depth of poverty on reserve

A new study using data from the National Household Survey shows 60% of Indigenous children on reserve live below the poverty line. We speak with Mary Teegee of the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society.


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