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Bill Kelly: Doug Ford's tax credits are no help for the working poor

The good news is that Doug Ford and the Ontario Progressive Conservatives seem to be beginning to unveil some of their plans if they should win this spring’s provincial election. 236 more words


Working Poor

Here we don’t chase no nationalized dream, we run from the reality that those folks chasing the dream run right over us, until it’s time to vote. 502 more words

Social Commentary

As Perks Become Problems

A few Saturday’s ago, my random thoughts, urged on by Linda’s prompt and the background image on my laptop, took me into the world of remote work… 1,009 more words


Robert Gibb: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

“Sharecropper’s Work Shoes”

Photo by Walker Evans, 1936

The Magritte who took issue with the ordinary

Would have tipped them with toes.


Evans, deferential, simply sets them before us… 130 more words

Social Justice

The Oppression Of Being Replaceable

There has been quite a few discussions in the personal finance sphere about privilege, poverty and money lately. One post about Poverty Tourism by Liz over at Chief Mom Officer in particular made me think about just how intrinsic privilege can be, and how difficult it can be to claw your way out of poverty. 1,250 more words


Human Rights: Senator Edward Kennedy, No one who works for a living...

“No one who works for a living should live in poverty.”
Senator Edward Kennedy

Who was Senator Edward Kennedy?

Edward Moore “Ted” Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Massachusetts for over forty years from 1962 until his death in 2009. 7 more words

Human Rights

Cost/Benefit Analysis

If you have read my blog at all, you know that I am a teacher. I work hard, every day, to help my students learn not only academic content, but life skills as well. 1,459 more words