Excellent @S_Rabinovitch article in the Economist.h/t @andrewbatson https://www.economist.com/china/2020/05/07/a-slump-exposes-holes-in-chinas-welfare-state Good thread as well(am a bit late to this)https://twitter.com/S_Rabinovitch/status/1258564245
(1) I liked @Aidan_Regan article on introducing Basic Income. Most libertarians have been calling for it for decades which makes his swipe at us for not supporting it all the
Been thinking more about the interaction of CERB with provincial welfare programs and thought I’d start a short thread before going away and perhaps writing about it.It’s not as simple
The core issue of statements like "taxation is theft" is that they view market income as natural and deserved, while other income is not. This of course presumes a state
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ain't mary beard that white woman who defended oxfam aid-workers in haiti were accused of sexually abusing women and children by saying that it could be hard for men to
If only there were a way to ensure that people were protected from destitution during a recession... a "social safety net", one might call ithttps://twitter.com/thetimes/status/1242534972487077903 This type of analysis is
A short timeline thread on the FN child welfare compensation case that began in 2007. The case picked up speed in 2016 with a landmark Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling
The PBO has done a big analysis of jobseeker payments trends over decades and it what it shows really is a national failure. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/sep/30/older-women-and-disabled-people-hardest-hit-by-australias-assault-
tony shalhoub memes
It is clear to me that the federal Liberal Party has instructed actors from the Australian Hotels Association to complain to sympathetic media to attempt to manufacture consent for a
Dr Humma Saif
If anyone needs rations in Pakistan , kindly ask them to contact Merit n Merit. 03122022224Fix it.
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As far as I know, this person is an economist—they should know that GDP measures the volume of transactions, that welfare reducing marketization gets counted as GDP growth, & the
M. Gouldhawke ∞
All forms of government income assistance, from welfare to Employment Insurance to Universal Basic Income, are primarily a subsidy to landlords & employers. To ensure that employers don't have to
We published this story last month, warning of the massive disruptions that could be in store for PA's child welfare system when schools and day care centers closed their doors.https://www.penncapital-star.com/covid-19/the-perfect-storm-how-covid
Naomi Rovnick 歐蜜
I promise to stop getting my childhood out on here but. Here’s a thread on living on benefits and being hungry. I got 9 As and 4 Bs at GCSE.
1/ The folks who keep sharing this quote in protest of the stay at home orders are really, really wrong regarding the meaning of the quote. When understood in context,
GarvSeSecular فخریہ سیکولر
My periodic reminder. Right Wing is a legitimate political ideology. Supremacy of a religion or a race is not RW. Nobody called Nazis RW. Nobody called RSS RW before 2012-13.