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Growing economic inequality not only hurts the poor, and the working and middle class, but destabilizes society overall. Everyone must have a stake in the state of the union.
Feb 6, 2015
Winnipeg Harvest, Asper Learning and Friendship Village
1085 Winnipeg AvenueWinnipeg , MB
Canada49° 54' 25.0092" N, 97° 10' 45.2496" W
An open meeting to discuss the possibility of a basic income for all in Manitoba.
For a week, it'd been cold enough to kill. And it has.