[Scott Santens] As reported here earlier this month, Green Party candidate for Congress Ian Schlakman of Maryland’s Second Congressional District has made the Basic Income Guarantee a major issue in ...
Robots are poised to eliminate millions of jobs over the coming decades. We have to address the coming epidemic of "technological unemployment" if we're to avoid crippling levels of poverty and societal collapse. Here's how a guaranteed basic income will help — and why it's absolutely inevitable.
“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” So said Thomas Jefferson, reminding us that our knowledge of our society should be diverse and taken from sources that we seek out as well as those fed to us. The recent debate on Scottish Independence seemed to highlight an idea that has been swirling around the public consciousness for a while – that the internet is breaking the shackles imposed by the mainstream media on an inquiring mind.
Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) is laying off at least 5,457 workers and closing over 100 Kmart, Sears and Sears Auto Center locations, many before Christmas.Sears spokesman Howard Riefs declined to speak by phone. "