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Canadian Strong: Basic Income Trials on Track

Canadian Strong: Basic Income Trials on Track

The Canadian province of Ontario is moving forward with its highly anticipated plans to test universal basic income (UBI). The provincially sponsored C$25m initiative is expected to be finalized by Spring 2017 and will make Ontario the first North American government in decades to trial the controversial public policy. Designed to combat poverty, UBI is...
Brexit: Economic Meltdown or Veiled Opportunity?

Brexit: Economic Meltdown or Veiled Opportunity?

After months of heated campaigning, citizens of the United Kingdom surprised the world and arguably themselves by voting to leave the European Union (EU). Although there was never much doubt that results for Leave vs Remain would be close, general expectations seemed to indicate continuity would ultimately prevail. At times it almost felt like the...