National Economic Well-being

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Basic Income for Canadians

The key to a healthier, happier, more secure life for all

This book explores basic income from a Canadian perspective. It reports on research from the original test in Manitoba in the 1970s to the Ontario initiative launched by the Wynne government, … 216 View

The Age of Increasing Inequality

The Astonishing Rise of Canada's 1%

For 35 years, Canada has become vastly wealthier, but most people have not. This book documents the dramatic and rapid growth in inequality. It identifies the causes. It proposes meaningful steps … 248 View
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Introduction

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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The history of economic inequality in Canada and briefly touches on the other forms of inequality that exist in Canada which would persist even if economic inequality was eliminated. Briefly … 18 $1.80 Add
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Introduction

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Introduces basic income as a policy designed to offset the rising economic insecurity as well as persistent poverty. Characterizes basic income as a vital component of (rather than a replacement … 6 $0.60 Add
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A Basic Income Guarantee for Canada

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Introduces basic income as a solution to income insecurity, and discusses some of its variations. Basic income in Canada has largely been characterized as a benefit targeted to low-income … 20 $2.00 Add
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Rediscovering Mincome

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Describes and analyzes results of an experiment that took place in Manitoba during the 1970s, which offered some residents a basic income for three years. Summarizes the impact basic income had … 18 $1.80 Add
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Basic Income is Good for Your Health

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Discusses the impact of basic income on health and well being by allowing recipients to buy more nutritious food, pay for medicines, and reduce social stigma associated with poverty. 16 $1.60 Add
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The Future of Work

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Discusses the impact of basic income on inequality caused by precarious work, automation, and the transition away from the post-War standard employment relationship. 17 $1.70 Add
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Work and Human Dignity

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Addresses the idea that basic income will de-incentivize paid work, while challenging the notion that paid work is superior to other forms of work such as caregiving/child rearing. 19 $1.90 Add
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Inequality of Wealth

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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The inequality of wealth in Canada is far greater than the inequality of incomes — Canada’s top 40 families own more than the bottom 40% (6,186,000 households) do. For middle class … 23 $2.30 Add
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Women and Basic Income

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Discusses the positive impact basic income would have on women, including the ability to leave abusive relationships without fear of crippling poverty and compensation for unpaid work. Critiques … 16 $1.60 Add
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How Basic Income Affects Different People

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Describes and analyzes the various ways basic income would impact different people. Examples include people with disabilities, Indigenous and racialized people, and youth. Identifies some of the … 17 $1.70 Add
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Nine Myths About Basic Income

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Discusses the criticisms of basic income, including concerns about inflation and wage suppression, loss of public sector jobs, whether basic income really is a covert attack on the social safety … 24 $2.40 Add
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Can We Afford a Basic Income?

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Analyzes how a national basic income program could be paid for through progressive taxation. 26 $2.60 Add
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What to Do?

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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Policy proposals to address increasing inequality in Canada. A Carbon Fee and Dividend could both reduce cardon diozide emissions and lessen inequality. As robots increasingly make the robots … 30 $3.00 Add
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Getting From Here to There

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Analyzes the challenges inherent in finding consensus between federal, provincial, territorial, and First Nations, but suggests a gradual introduction of basic income programs could overcome … 17 $1.70 Add