Elizabeth Kneebone’s testimony to the US federal government earlier this year serves as an extended essay on that country’s suburban poverty.
The changing geography of US poverty
Universal basic income: a psychological assessment
Psychologists for Social Change 22-page .pdf file
Ontario releases basic income consultation feedback.
Province moving forward with pilot program in 2017
The promise of a basic income in Canada
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A pleasure it is to point you toward a brace of articles about getting around the GTA’s sprawl lands. Oh yeah, it’s also about race.
Race, the ‘burbs, and transportation. In one of the most diverse communities in North America, any discussion about public space and policy needs to include race
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A series on the expiration of suburbia has just started up on Business Insider. What if all the complexity we have insisted upon is just not manageable? All those complicated roofs just not repairable?
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To Iceland for some International Women’s Day inspiration. If you want something good you gotta get it into legislation.
Cross country check up: will you win or lose in an Uber-style sharing economy?
cbc.ca/radio [Podcast 1:53:00]
image: Patrick Marioné
Small wonder the gig economy is subject to more than a little righteousness and more than a few hot takes these days.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick caught on video arguing with driver about fares. Kalanick apologized after a video obtained by Bloomberg showed him in a heated exchange with a driver who told the CEO: ‘I’m bankrupt because of you’
Uber is doomed
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