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Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein

A Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her support of ecofeminism, climate action, organized labor, left-wing politics and criticism of corporate globalization, fascism, ecofascism, and capitalism

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Canadian experiment giving homeless people $7500 proves promising

The New Leaf project took 115 homeless people who were confirmed not to have serious mental or substance abuse problems, and put $7,500 in the pockets of 50 of them to see if they could turn their life around. One entire year later, most recipients still had $1,000 in savings and 67% were could still feed themselves every day.

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