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135A Encampment, Surrey, on the unceded territory of the qʼʷa:n̓ƛʼən̓ (Kwantlen), sq̓əc̓iy̓aɁɬ təməxʷ (Katzie) & kʷikʷəƛ̓əm - Kwikwetlem Nations. Image: Meenakshi Mannoe​
Meenakshi Mannoe, Viveca Ellis | It's time to demand the elimination of anti-poor discrimination and the outright eradication of poverty and stigma in British Columbia.
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Victoria Fenner | Cases of COVID-19 are low compared to other regions of the world, but that doesn't mean all is well. We hear reports from the ground in Tanzania and Mozambique.
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Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. (Image: NIAID/Flickr)
David Suzuki | The outbreak is showing us the cracks in our systems, the fault lines. If we begin to address them, we'll be in a better place to respond to the longer-term climate and biodiversity crises.
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Empty shelves at a grocery store in La Vern, Southern California. Image: Russ Allison Loar/Flickr
Khadijah Kanji | Hoarding and price gouging are foundational to a capitalist system, one governed by the logic that the limitless capacity to accumulate is the impetus for human innovation and productive activity.
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Author image: Jeff Hayward. Background image: Annie Spratt/Unsplash
Meg Borthwick | Meg Borthwick interviews journalist and author Paul Weinberg on his recent book, about anti-poverty research and activism in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Khadijah Kanji | A category that accounts for half of the world's population can't capture the oppressions, needs and realities of all those within it. At best, this renders it useless -- at worst, harmful.
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The corner of Russell and St. George streets in Toronto, near the former location of Praxis's office. Image: City of Toronto Archives/Flickr
Paul Weinberg | In December of 1970, the offices of anti-poverty organization Praxis Corporation were broken into and set on fire. Who was responsible?
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Metro Hall cooling centre showing a table with granola bar and water. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | Toronto city council's recent declaration of a climate emergency is meaningless without measures to protect its most vulnerable citizens.
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Paul Taylor. Image: Sandro Pehar. Used wth permission.
Paul Taylor | The research identifies that the higher prevalence of food insecurity among households with Black respondents is simply because they are Black. It's not caused by anything else.
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Alexandra Zannis | What does it mean to say we want to end poverty in Canada? More than an act of charity, this is a question of basic rights.
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Dauphin, Manitoba, in 1971. Dauphin was the site of Canada's first UBI pilot. Image: Marty Bernard/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Feedback from participants in UBI pilot projects in Manitoba and Ontario demonstrates that this program lifts people out of poverty and enables them to change their lives.
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New film 'Push' explores the housing crisis and capitalism run amok. Image Copyright: Fredrik Gertten and WG Film. Used with permission.
Face2Face | Leilani Farha and Fredrik Gertten explore gentrification and the right to housing in today's Face2Face podcast with David Peck.