The Necessity of UBI for a Prosperous, Healthy Society

This article addressing the necessity of Universal Basic Income for a prosperous and healthy society was authored by Steve Kirby. “…what we have learned is the government is not the problem some people see, but rather, government has been, and can be, the solution…We need a Universal Basic Income plan to be established step by…

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Sounds and Fury – Federal Election 2021

The following article is a letter sent to each of the five Federal Party Leaders and copied to Her Excellency The Governor General of Canada on August 13, 2021. The letter was also distributed to several media outlets. Sounds and Fury – Federal Election 2021 Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are a volunteer gathering…

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Guaranteed Basic Income Bill dies at Second Reading

Julie Dzerowicz, MP (Lib) Davenport, sponsored a Private Members Bill, C-273, an act to establish a national strategy for a guaranteed basic income. With the rising of the House, the bill died on the order paper after the SECOND reading. Click the link below to read the Hansard record of the second reading stage by…

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Are the United States and Israel Mutually Untouchable Allies?

The subject article by Jacob Farbman appears in the May 17, 2021 Jacobin, and presents one view of World influence and the turmoil in the Middle East. Why does the United States support Israel? Why is Israel is an untouchable ally of the United States? Over the years, the US public has heard a litany…

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Get Involved with a Green New Deal

These links and the information contained are accredited to the Council of Canadians The Council of Canadians has wonderful articles on getting involved with a Green New Deal movement locally.  Check out the links below and take action. Together, we are learning, making tangible change in our communities, and reclaiming political power for people and…

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Green Investing Won’t Work

Green Investing Is “Definitely Not” Going to Save Our Behinds                                                      A former BlackRock executive loses faith in free-market climate solutions. This article is a reprint from Mother Jones Daily…

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Public Banking Gains Traction in the US

The year of COVID, 2021, has seen a flurry of bills introduced in the United States to form or facilitate the formation of publicly owned banks. In addition several bills for feasability studies into public banking have also been introduced.  Oscar Perry Abello, New York City based alternative economic models and policies journalist, writes, “2021…

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Vienna’s Affordable Housing Paradise

With its affordable and attractive places to live, the Austrian capital is fast becoming the international gold standard when it comes to public housing, or what Europeans call “social housing” ― in Vienna’s case, government-subsidized housing rented out by the municipality or nonprofit housing associations. Unlike America’s public housing projects, which remain unloved and underfunded, the…

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Vienna’s Unique Social Housing Program

The city of Vienna, Austria, famous for its rich cultural and architectural heritage, is also recognized for its unique social housing program. In practice for nearly a century, Vienna’s social housing system is known as an effective and innovative model for providing superior, affordable housing to the city’s residents. Read an article about this unique…

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Covid Corruption, Privileged Parasites & the Gilded Circle

Preamble and commentary by Lionel Enright This is George at his best. We also need to understand that this same process of Oligarch domination is taking place in our country. Some people can’t see it and would shout, “ Oh horrors No “  !!  But this is a global system, and WE are equally caught…

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