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2017/2018 Compassionate Justice Speaker Series on economic inequality and social justice: Eglinton St. George’s United Church

The following message is from Jem Cain of South Etobicoke: Attached file: ESG-Speaker-Series-2017-2018 This is to announce the 2017/2018 Compassionate Justice Speaker Series on economic inequality and social justice. This is an excellent series that examines the justice system in … Continue reading

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Extreme inequality leads to characteristic forms of story management

In a recent discussion with Graeme Decarie, I’ve posted a comment that sums up what has recently occurred to me. By way of bringing attention to the comment, I’ve reposted it below. The comment is from a previous post entitled: A compelling … Continue reading

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CBC The Current: Income inequality shows the 1% will soon own 50% of all wealth, says Oxfam

Updates: A Jan. 29, 2016 Guardian article is entitled: “Was there ever a time when so few people controlled so much wealth?” An April 5, 2016 Foreign Policy article is entitled: “Taxpayers of the World, Unite! The Panama Papers confirm … Continue reading

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Even after adjusting for income, left-leaning metros tend to have worse income inequality and less affordable housing: Oct. 29, 2014 Atlantic

I much enjoy reading about evidence-based research, which occasionally gives rise to conclusions that may appear counterintuitive. An Oct. 29, 2014 Atlantic article is of interest, in this regard. The article is entitled: “Why Middle-Class Americans Can’t Afford to Live … Continue reading

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How income inequality hurts every Canadian’s chance of building a better life (Nov. 8, 2013 Globe and Mail)

You can access the Nov. 8, 2013 Globe article here. A Nov. 21, 2013 Globe and Mail article on a related topic is of interest: “The one-room classroom could make a comeback in Hamilton.” The problems that we face can benefit, … Continue reading

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In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income.

An early January (Jan. 4, I believe) 2018 tweet from United Way Peel @Unitedwaypeel reads: In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income. Learn more about income inequality in Peel Region: … Continue reading

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An exemplary study in story management: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015)

I’ve been reading with interest a Brookings Institution study entitled: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015). The way the book itself is constructed is a study in effective story management. As well, the contents of the book – featuring … Continue reading

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Gaslighting and stereotyping: One augments the other

A previous post is entitled: Perceptions of warmth and competence drive our stereotypes: Cuddy et al. (2008) I’ve written a number of posts about stereotyping. Click here for previous posts about stereotyping > Gaslighting I have the sense that there’s … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Karl Polanyi : Excavation and Critique (2016): Blurb and review

I have a strong interest in the work of Karl Polanyi. What he says makes sense to me. A blurb for Reconstructing Karl Polanyi : Excavation and Critique (2016) reads: Karl Polanyi was one of the most influential political economists of the … Continue reading

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Storytelling: Getting attention; playing the role; collaboration

This post concerns three key features or elements of storytelling. At a previous post, I have noted some insights that have occurred to me regarding storytelling. Some subsequent posts are entitled: CBC The Current podcast: We are natural storytelling machines, not statisticians … Continue reading

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