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Podcast
Nov 5, 2016
Basic income performance - Bern, Switzerland 2013

Basic income: The devil is in the details

Redeye
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.
Podcast
Oct 31, 2016
Mapping segregation: New York 2015

Poverty and segregation endemic in U.S. cities

Redeye
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.
Podcast
Jun 13, 2016

New data reveals depth of poverty on reserve

Redeye
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.
Podcast
Apr 11, 2016
Rules Are For The Poor… Suckers!

Rules are for the poor… suckers!

Green Majority Radio
The Panama Papers scandal is all over the news, but what are the implications for the environment, and possibly more importantly why does no one seem surprised?
Podcast
Mar 17, 2016

Renewed interest in idea of guaranteed annual income

Redeye
For a short period of time in the 1970s, the government of Manitoba gave the people of Dauphin a guaranteed annual income. The results were remarkable. Now this idea is being talked about again.
Blog
Feb 29, 2016
Canadian organizations and Indigenous groups have our last chance to discuss con

The 'right' time to act on poverty

Michele Biss
Michele Biss, CWP's Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator recaps the biggest issues faced by Canada during the #CESCR2016.

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