fucking lmO ahell shit
good morning friends!!!! friendly reminder you’re allowed to be offended by anything!!!! no matter how stupid or unjustified someone else thinks it is!!! if you’re offended it’s important and it should be discussed!!!!
shut the fuck up
Apparently boys will be boys always but girls it’s all your fault always
AND WE ALL LAUGH AT YOU.
the new pope is homophobic. wow. shocking. i think i need to sit down to process this completely unexpected and unprecedented news
For four years Dauphin was a place where anyone living below the poverty line could receive monthly cheques to boost their income, no questions asked. Single mothers could afford to put their kids through school and low-income families weren’t scrambling to pay the rent each month.
Initially, the Mincome program was conceived as a labour market experiment. The government wanted to know what would happen if everybody in town received a guaranteed income, and specifically, they wanted to know whether people would still work.
It turns out they did.
Only two segments of Dauphin’s labour force worked less as a result of Mincome—new mothers and teenagers. Mothers with newborns stopped working because they wanted to stay at home longer with their babies. And teenagers worked less because they weren’t under as much pressure to support their families.
The end result was that they spent more time at school and more teenagers graduated. Those who continued to work were given more opportunities to choose what type of work they did.
If a guaranteed income program can target more people and is more efficient than other social assistance programs, then why doesn’t Canada have such a program in place already? Perhaps the biggest barrier is the prevalence of negative stereotypes about poor people.
“There’s very strong feelings out there that we shouldn’t give people money for nothing,”
So here’s some evidence that unconditional benefits make people happier and healthier and do not lead to laziness.
In the period that Mincome was administered, hospital visits dropped 8.5 per cent. An 8.5 per cent decrease in hospital visits across Canada would save the government $4 billion annually, by her calculations. And $4 billion is the amount that the federal government is currently trying to save by slashing social programming and arts funding.
I fucking hate it when people say the woman is stupid for staying with her abuser and it’d be so easy to leave.
NO IT ISN’T.