Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash

“Ideas can and do change the world,” says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea’s 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked — and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once […]

Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems: Best Practices

Lot’s of people are hungry even though there’s an abundance of food.  Here’s one approach to shortening the link between the food and the hungry. Transcript of Webinar Rich Pirog: Hello. This is Rich Pirog. I’m the Senior Associate Director for the Michigan State University’s Center for Regional Food Systems. I’d like to welcome you […]