Several days ago, at a federal Poverty Strategy Consultation session, it was reported by a Government official that that the federal government’s attention has been drawn to basic income, thanks to its many supporters and submissions during the national consultations! While this is encouraging, it also means that we need to make strong, additional efforts … Continue reading We need your help!
Credit: https://www.kateraworth.com. by Kate Raworth No one can deny it: economics matters. Its theories are the mother tongue of public policy, the rationale for multi-billion-dollar investments, and the tools used to tackle global poverty and manage our planetary home. Pity then that its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date yet still dominate decision-making for … Continue reading Seven ways to think like a 21st century economist
By Tim Miller, The Intelligencer For many Canadians all it takes is one event, one moment, to go from getting by to living on the street or not knowing where their next meal is coming from. For one 63-year-old Belleville resident, who asked only to be identified as Ron, that moment came when an injury … Continue reading The high price of poverty