Welfare Kings and Queens

Who are the real beneficiaries of government handouts?


Tannis Atkinson said...

Thank you, thank you for sharing this!! Fantastic video.

The example of the billions given to Wal-Mart as its workers paid poverty wages is a good reminder of inherent flaws in the Canada Jobs Grant.

Tannis Atkinson said...

Interesting article about Canadian experiment with Basic Income (1970-74) in Dauphin, Manitoba.

"Enough money to survive:The struggle to guarantee income for all" by Anqi Zhang (McGill Daily)

Recent research on results of that study found that a guaranteed basic income
* reduced the # of hospital visits
* lowered the high-school drop-out rate

Not to mention ensured nobody had to choose between paying hydro and buying bread...