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The Case for Basic Income

Freedom, Security, Justice

Inequality is up. Decent work is down. Free market fundamentalism has been exposed as a tragic failure. In a job market upended by COVID-19—with Canadians caught in the grip of precarious … ; ; 264 View
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Introduction

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In the book’s introduction, the authors suggest that the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the failure of free-market fundamentalism. They believe that livable basic income would enhance freedom … ; ; 13 $1.30 Add
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A Good Idea Goes Viral

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This chapter highlights the disparate impacts of COVID-19 on low-wage "essential" workers, racialized populations, and women; the pandemic revealed that many Canadians suffer from … ; ; 30 $3.00 Add
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A Brief History of Basic Income in Canada

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In this chapter, various basic income schemes in Canada are detailed, from William Aberhart’s Social Credit Party to the famous "Mincome" project in Dauphin, Manitoba. The chapter … ; ; 35 $3.50 Add
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Basic Income Comes to Ontario – But Briefly

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This chapter covers the short-lived basic income project in Ontario, from it’s inception to its cancellation by the newly-elected Ford government. ; ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Lindsay

The Saturation Site

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In this chapter, Swift and Power outline the Basic Income pilot project that took place in Lindsay, Ontario, and the various groups of ativists who made the project possible. ; ; 27 $2.70 Add
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Hamilton III

New Choices

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This chapter profiles another resident of Hamilton who participated in the basic income pilot. Unlike other participants, James Collura was not disabled, not on social assistance, and did not … ; ; 29 $2.90 Add
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A Provocation to Freedom

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In the concluding chapter, the authors reconsider what counts as work, with an emphasis on the importance of care work. ; ; 7 $0.70 Add
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A User’s Guide to

The Case for Basic Income

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A glossary of important individuals and concepts ; ; 7 $0.70 Add