“Joseph Atkinson realized that poverty is never a choice but always a trap – and only a profoundly blinkered society will fail to provide the most effective escape routes it can manage.”

— Oakland Ross
Toronto Star, 2012

Atkinson Field Notes


When Did We Start to Settle for Unpaid Work?

Making Headlines


Atkinson’s Big Idea for Toronto: Community Benefits Agreements

Telling Stories


Wagemark Lands on Upworthy!