poverty

Podcast
Mar 13, 2019
Julie Francoeur, Executive Director of FairTrade

The reality of modern-day slavery

The Hum Podcast
Julie Francoeur of Fairtrade Canada talks about how people get caught up in slavery, how it finds itself in nearly everything we own, and ways to address this ever-growing dilemma.
Book Review
Oct 4, 2018

Canada's incredible expanding wealth gap

Yutaka Dirks
Lars Osberg's "The Age of Increasing Inequality" is a valuable read for those hoping to make sense of inequality, as well as the arguments advanced by economists about the problem.
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.

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