Historian Rutger Bregman says a lack of cash is the cause, not the symptom, of poverty. He proposes a simple but radical solution: give those in need a guaranteed basic income. About Rutger Bregman. Rutger Bregman is an award-winning historian and author. He has published four books on history, …

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Representatives from 13 community and anti-poverty groups are calling for an immediate increase in Nova Scotia's basic income assistance rates, but they received no firm commitment from the province on Thursday. Fiona Traynor of Dalhousie Legal Aid Service, said income assistance rates have …

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The U.S. Census Bureau will release its annual report, “Income and Poverty in the United States,” on Tuesday this week. The report summarizes …

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“I've heard from so many people about what this has meant for them — but we need to really start talking about to really get aggressive about poverty …

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If we were to treat the cut-off used to define poverty as the minimum income, then the total fiscal burden would be enormous. This apart, there is no …

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