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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 Canada from many perspectives. The series is free and everyone is welcome. I highly recommend […]

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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 writing style? For Graeme Decarie, it began with watching the minister at Crystal Springs United […]

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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 that the world’s elite cheat, lie, and steal. Will the masses finally do something about […]

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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 in Liberal Cities: Blue America has a problem: Even after adjusting for income, left-leaning metros […]

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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, I believe, from “flexible, creative and student-directed forms of learning.” That said, I do wonder […]