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You're invited to a book launch!!
This Friday (March 24) from about 6pm on there will be a book launch with
Centretown Community Health Centre, 420 Cooper Street
This should be a fun and informative evening for all, please join us to
learn a bit and to congratulate Lerner and Clark for their work which
looks at ways that are better for all
Canadians to manage the economy in their new book:
Basic Income: Economic Security
for all Canadians.
Sally Lerner may not be happy to be called an economist but she would be
happy to see any and all friends in the Ottawa area who want to come
by and say hello.
Noted Canadian and U.S. economists in Ottawa
to promote the concepts of Basic Income
well-known economists Dr. Sally Lerner and Dr. Charles Clark arrive in
Ottawa on Friday 24 March for a special public event (Centretown
Community Health Centre 6:00pm). Their remarks and discussion will
focus on their new economic proposals centred on Basic Income, a form of
financial security for all Canadians. It's an idea whose time has
come, with many European governments and U.S. states taking up the idea
perfect timing as a follow-up to the new Federal Budget. During the past
week dozens of articles and commentaries by senior economists, radio and
TV reporters have presented views on tax cuts, social spending, and
better ways to manage the economy.
new book Basic Income: Economic Security for All Canadians Lerner, Clark,
and Needham provide a clear definition of the term. They also give strong
arguments for Canada to move in this direction. Useful historical
background and new statistics help will allow a wide range of citizens to
understand these concepts.
Clark can provide a clearly understandable introduction to Basic Income
and they can comment on:
the pros and cons of the term Basic Income
the example of Ireland where Charles Clark has been working with the
government to institute a Basic Income model for the country
strongly argued repsonses to those sceptical about the
possibilities for success
why the term "Basic Income has become so appealing for community
organizations and policy analysts across Canada, spanning the political
Sally Lerner and Charles Clark are available for
interviews prior to and after the Ottawa event.
Please call to arrange a time.
For details, please contact Peter Steven
at Between the Lines Press, in Toronto 416-535-9914
or Lisa at Octopus Books, Ottawa 613-233-2589