Canada is planning to give people free money just for being citizens

March 9, 2016 by  
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Officials from the Canadian province of Ontario just announced plans to implement a universal basic income experiment in which residents of Ontario would be provided with unconditional cash payments just for being citizens. While details remain sparse, the finance ministry of Ontario has released a report that confirms the province’s plans to pursue a basic income policy. In a budget statement, the provincial government said that “as Ontario’s economy grows, the government remains committed to leaving no one behind.” As advancing automation and income inequality squeeze working people in Ontario and elsewhere, a basic income could provide stability on which to build a better life. Read the rest of Canada is planning to give people free money just for being citizens

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Asia’s Wealthiest Man is Building the Cheapest Apartments in Hong Kong

July 24, 2014 by  
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In a stunning illustration if the ever-widening inequality gap, the richest man in China is currently building tiny apartments in Hong Kong for those city dwellers who can’t afford housing in the world’s most unaffordable city . Clocking in at just under 200 square feet, the apartments cost about $250,000 and rate as some of the cheapest in the entire city. Read the rest of Asia’s Wealthiest Man is Building the Cheapest Apartments in Hong Kong Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Hong Kong apartments , Hong Kong housing , Hong Kong income inequality , hong kong micro-apartments , Hong Kong real estate , Hong Kong tiny apartments , income gap , income inequality , micro apartments , micro apartments China , Mont Vert , Mont Vert apartment , Mont Vert micro apartment , pay gap , richest man in Asia , tiny apartments China

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President Obama Calls for ‘Year of Action’ in State of the Union Address

January 29, 2014 by  
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WASHINGTON — A confident, relaxed President Barack Obama delivered a rousing State of the Union address to both chambers of Congress and the American people Tuesday night that struck a populist tone resonating throughout the country as income inequality has became a major concern among many Americans still struggling to recover from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Read the rest of President Obama Calls for ‘Year of Action’ in State of the Union Address Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: barack obama , Climate Change , congress , Democrats , economy , global warming , House of Representatives , income inequality , jobs , joe biden , John Boehner , minimum wage , president obama , republicans , senate , state of the union , unemployment , washington        

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