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UBI: Confronting Classism: Man Sitting on a Sidewalk

I met a man sitting on a sidewalk. He sat with a small cup in front of him, and he looked at me, said something that I did not hear, and then looked down toward his cup. I passed him riding my bicycle on my way to buy food. Not just any food — organic, local food from...
For Mother’s Day: Universal Basic Income

For Mother’s Day: Universal Basic Income

It takes considerable time for me to find a Mother’s Day card for my mother, and I always settle on something good enough. Every year I am reminded how unusual I find my mother. Maybe my time would be better spent making her a card, but I persist, maybe hoping one...
A Message from BIWR Coordinator John Green

A Message from BIWR Coordinator John Green

We are thrilled to launch our new logo and website! A lot has happened since our founding in early 2014, and we have big plans for 2015. We have already been in touch with some of you. We spent much of 2014 connecting with organizations and individuals in Waterloo...