Annie Lowrey is a contributing editor for The Atlantic. In Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World she examines the impact of giving people a stipend with no expectations. The amount she suggests – and that has been suggested by others – is $1000 per …

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Last Monday I wrote a blog about activism and supporting young activists. One of the best ways that activists can be supported is by ensuring that they are well-nourished. This is the background to Julia Turshen’s book Feed the Resistance: Recipes and Ideas for Getting Involved. Turshen outlines the logic regarding this at the start …

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This week’s book recommendation is for Charlotte in London by Joan MacPhail Knight and illustrated by Melissa Sweet. This book documents the diary of a young American girl on a trip from Giverny where her family is living to London one spring and summer in 1895. While the book is recommended for young people aged …

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