Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Kyle Vose and Andrea Hatala talk about the work of the ODSP Action Coalition organizing recipients of disability benefits in Ontario.
Columnists
Premier Doug Ford, alongside Minister of Energy, Greg Rickford. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Doug Ford's revved-up war against the poor could perhaps be described as politically cunning. One thing it could never be described as is populist.
Blog
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Krystalline Kraus | While we don’t know what other cuts Minister MacLeod will announce, communities need to brace themselves for the worst and unite in solidarity with others to defend against these attacks on the poor.
News
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Meagan Gillmore | Anti-poverty activists are calling Ontario's announcement of a basic income pilot project for low-income adults a positive first step, but say more must be done to help people living in poverty.
News
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Meagan Gillmore | Labour leaders in Ontario are criticizing the provincial government's plans to pilot a guaranteed basic income, saying it doesn't address a broken social assistance system and precarious job market.
Podcast
Basic income performance - Bern, Switzerland 2013
Redeye Collective | 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
Redeye Collective | PovNet was born out of a meeting of anti-poverty activists in 1997 who wanted to make the Internet accessible to all. A new comic book tells the story of this unique online resource.
News
Photo courtesy of Cheri DiNovo
Cory Collins | In part two of our talk with Cheri DiNovo, hear what she has to say about Trudeaumania, unions, poverty, Israel and making the banks pay.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | 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.
News
Alyse Kotyk | While individuals living on disability in B.C. finally received an increase to their monthly rates in the province's 2016 budget, it was paired with an increase to costs of transit subsidies.
News
Teuila Fuatai | In part 1 of rabble's series on the minimum wage in Canada, we examine what the minimum wage is and how it applies to different workers.
Blog
Doreen Nicoll | Ending child poverty means ending poverty in Canada. To be effective, the entire family needs to live well enough above an established poverty line.