372 – London’s sElectors / Middle class muddle / Poverty trapped

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Oct 162014
 

Beverly Hillbillies

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 London’s sElectors: a progressive agenda is a spending agenda, a worrying election, a divided council, debate, progressive interests driving the electors candidate options, Kingsmills, political connections – naming the groups and individuals pushing their agendas, Emerging Leaders, Urban League, Women and Politics, Citizen Core, Pillar Non-Profit Network, Fanshawe College Foundation, London Economic Development Corporation, candidate connections, candidate debate sponsors
15:05 Middle class muddle: Aristotle, democracy, middle class, Justin Trudeau says middle class is disintegrating, Canada vs US middle class, middle class as an election issue, clashing definitions, changing attitudes on the middle class, somewhere between rich and poor, government class
30:20 Poverty Trapped: Poverty Trapped: poverty, London-Middlesex Housing Corporation, Joan Ball, no specifics, public-private partnerships, waiting lists, Paul Cheng, no solutions, jobs, unemployment
44:20 Poverty plans – a poverty of solutions: Poverty plans – a poverty of solutions: poverty, social housing, no incentive to work, community strategies, governments in debt, welfare, minimum wages, universality, central planning, personal income tax, housing 56:22 END

092 – H.L. Mencken & Isabel Paterson – The new deal and the poverty pimps

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Feb 262009
 

H.L. Mencken, Isabel Paterson

H.L. Mencken – A new deal for old ideas
Charity, poverty and government: Government is the problem not the solution
Poverty pimps – Justifying coercion to fight poverty
Isabel Paterson – How most of the harm in the world is caused by good people