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Universal Basic Income – Utopian fantasy or economic necessity?

The idea of a universal basic income has been around for years. It has the potential to eradicate poverty, strengthen employment rights and create a more equal and just society. 1,044 more words

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"Baseball Forever Night" suffers low turnout

On August 19, the Rays held a “Baseball Forever Night”, a promotion where tickets prices were cut in half. Rays caps were handed out to those who bought the lower-level seats, which were reasonably priced at $25 each. 823 more words

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Brexit: What role did 'place' play?

This is my blog post originally published on the RSA website and available here. In it I argue that there is a danger power will be consolidated in Westminster and not devolved to localities and communities following the vote to leave the EU. 979 more words

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The Future of the US Mortgage Market

“The trigger for the most recent crisis remains the part of the global financial system that has been least reformed”. The Economist, August 20, 2016. 862 more words

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Britain in the Red

Household debt levels are NOT a hangover form the GFC. They have been increasing rapidly since 2012. A large part of this is student debt, but that is not the whole story. 42 more words

Employment

New Report Undermines Liberal CJ Narrative

As reported by the Washington Post.

An excerpt.

Throughout the presidential campaign season, both Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton have been excoriated for supporting the 1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, which critics charge is fueling mass incarceration of African Americans. 475 more words

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Trade Policy & Global Value Chains - An Overview

In less than a week, Lin Kai and I worked on and presented a response to the class discussion question:

How has trade policy changed from the late 20th Century to the early 21st Century? 457 more words

Global Value Chain