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Basic Income For Canadians

From the Covid-19 Emergency to Financial Security for All

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of providing a basic income to everyone in Canada who needs it was already gaining broad support. Then, in response to a crisis that threatened to put … 258 View

Building a Better World Third Edition

An Introduction to the Labour Movement in Canada

This third edition of Building a Better World offers a comprehensive introductory overview of Canada’s labour movement. The book includes an analysis of why workers form unions; assesses … ; ; ; 232 View

Farm the City

A Toolkit for Setting up a Successful Urban Farm

Urban farming has the power to change diets, economies, and lives. Yet starting an urban farm can seem daunting with skills and knowledge that extend beyond growing to include marketing, sales, … 130 View

Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

A cultural planner's immodest proposal: change how we think about children and we just might change the world. We live in an 'adultitarian' state, where the rules are based on … 218 View
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Introduction

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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The introduction provides an overview of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic how it may play a role in the adoption of basic income. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Farm the City

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The introduction indicates that this book is a guide for creating urban farms that produce significant amounts of food while employing people who would most benefit from full time, meaningful … 3 $0.30 Add
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Preface

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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The author explains how he came to see the vital role of working with children in his life, after the first performances of the play Haircuts by Children, and how he hopes to inspire others to … 2 $0.20 Add
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What is a Union?

From: Building a Better World Third Edition

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A Guaranteed Livable Income for Canadians

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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This chapter provides an outline of what basic income is. 27 $2.70 Add
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Chapter 1

Planning

From: Farm the City

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The first chapter discusses the process of planning an urban farm. Topics include the importance of clear missions, the necessity of experiential and financial capital to starting successful … 13 $1.30 Add
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Children vs. Capitalism

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In the first chapter, the author explores the ways in which including the deep participation of children in as many areas of life as possible could disrupt capitalism in ways that support social … 17 $1.70 Add
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Understanding Unions

From: Building a Better World Third Edition

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Canadian Experiments with Basic Income

From: Basic Income For Canadians

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This chapter provides brief overviews of limited-scale experiments with basic income across Canada, how they were implemented and their results. 23 $2.30 Add
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Chapter 2

Growing

From: Farm the City

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This lengthy and comprehensive chapter about growing covers all practical aspects of growing food in urban, paved or contaminated environments including the infrastructure, such as greenhouses … 56 $5.60 Add
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Children vs. Work

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In the second chapter, the author articulates the importance of work and the way it confers legitimacy, and then looks carefully at the distinction between exploitative and non-exploitative child … 17 $1.70 Add
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Early Union Struggles in Canada

From: Understanding Canada's Political Economy (Sample CoursePack)

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