Political illiteracy is rocket fuel for neoliberalism and populism. An example surfaces par excellence via CBC.
To wit, a well enough meaning doofus, with plans to go to business school now in tatters, blithely describes the crash entrance into his life of a new reality in the form of Doug Ford with a machete. Honestly, what the hell is wrong people?
Ontario PC voter worried about family’s future without basic income pilot
cbc.ca (audio 6:23)
image: Alex Guibord via Flickr/CC
Okay, it’s a world of news, bad news, really bad news, and fake news but the finding that Canada is at the bottom of the list of developed countries for progressive spending should cut through the noise and be nothing less than devastating. Right? Like, what are we all living our lives here for?
Like, why is this a thing in Windsor-Essex or anywhere else?
People pulling their own teeth highlights dental issues, says Mission. Liberals and NDP both promise changes to dental coverage
image: mr. smashy via Flickr/CC
Newly available data from the Ontario Disability Support Program reinforces the disconcerting, and expensive, relationship between low economic status and mental health problems.
image: Sholeh via Flickr/CC
Eighty-one dollars a month is a modest sum well spent in the form of Manitoba’s Healthy Baby Prenatal Benefit. Strong hints of the social blessings associated with basic income are found here.
$81 a month buys a healthier baby. Lift out of poverty helps women give birth to fewer premature and low-weight babies cbc.ca/news (video 2:07)
image: Kristina Alexanderson