Tag: poverty

Basic Income: A No-Brainer In Economic Hard Times

Basic income: A no-brainer in economic hard times by Catherine L. Mah  Ontario’s minister of children, community and social services just announced that the Canadian province’s landmark basic income pilot project would be terminated. Lisa MacLeod did not offer an alternative for moving forward, apart from a vague mention of a better plan in 100 … Read More

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How Money Is Destroying The World

How Money Is Destroying The World by Mike Sosteric In a widely cited confessional in the New York Times in 2014, former Wall Street trader Sam Polk outed himself as a recovering wealth addict. He intimated a toxic childhood and an abusive parent a common theme in the biographies of addicts. He revealed, the exhilaration … Read More

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Why We Serve – Beverly Sukie-Martin

I am here to let you know why I serve and it takes me back to growing up in rural Jamaica, in Clarendon where I saw my grandmother share her farming crops with her neighbours. She would always do that whether it was breadfruit, sugar cane, yams, bananas. She would reap her crop and share … Read More

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Why We Serve – Claudette Esterine-Campbell

My mother did odd jobs after her small hairdressing business crashed. We constantly moved house, hiding from landlords who she owed rent, bill collectors and everyone she borrowed money from. During all this time, I was the target of her anger that resulted in a knife and other scars on my body. As if that … Read More

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