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    The Pirate PartyTo the most vulnerable among us, money is medicine. "The poorest Canadians are twice as likely to develop diabetes as the richest. They’re more likely to suffer from cardiovascular diseases, respiratory illnesses, lung cancer, depression and arthritis. As Toronto Public Health reported in April, poorer young women are more likely to get chlamydia infections. This is not just because of their lack of money. But it’s all the other things that come with poverty: insecure housing, unstable employment, social exclusion, food insecurity, poor education. In medical parlance, these are now called the “social determinants for health.”
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    The Pirate PartyOne of the most common oppositions to the Pirate Party's Guaranteed Annual Income plan comes from an empathetic place: couldn't 'free money' hurt addicts and the vulnerable? We've been doing the research, and the short answer is no. Here's an article on a Canadian study that found that addiction has far more to do with one's living conditions than the drugs themselves. In short: addicts are addicts because their life is like a cage. Through mincome, ending mass surveillance, and creating an empowering society- we can make their life more like a park and help them break the cycle of addiction.
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    The Pirate PartyBut what if we gave Ms. Gray and other poor Canadians something to count on: cash directly in their pockets, with no conditions, trusting people to do what's right for them? It's a bold idea, and it runs counter to the paternal approach to poverty that polices what is done with "our" money and tries to strong-arm the poor into better lives. The idea of giving money to the poor without strings is not new. It melds altruism and libertarianism, saying both that the best way to fight poverty is to put cash in poor people's pockets and that people can make their own choices better than bureaucrats can. As a result, it can find support in theory from both left and right.
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    New Democratic Party of CanadaToday, Rachel Notley is being sworn in as the first NDP premier of Alberta. Join us in congratulating Rachel on this historic day.
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    New Democratic Party of CanadaAujourd’hui, Rachel Notley a été assermentée comme première ministre du premier gouvernement NPD de l’Alberta. Faites comme nous et offrez vos félicitations à Rachel en ce jour historique.

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