poverty

Blog
Sep 10, 2018

Planned minimum wage hike at risk in Ontario

Krystalline Kraus
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce is calling on Doug Ford to repeal the hiked minimum wage that was implemented by the former Liberal government, right after Ford cancelled the basic income pilot.
Book Review
Sep 5, 2018
Annie Lowrey, economic policy reporter and author of 'Give People Money'

'Give People Money': a persuasive case for a basic income

Rohan Ghatage
In her new book, Annie Lowrey crafts a convincing, left-leaning account for why UBI needs to be seriously considered as a means of lifting the world's most destitute well above the poverty line.
Blog
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?
Blog
Dec 15, 2017
Photo: Richard Amasia/Flicker

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.

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