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Reflecting on Basic Income
Our current economic world order is dying. To make sure lots of people don;'t die along with it a basic income has become critical. Without basic income there won't be anything resembling "civilization" on this planet 50 years from now.
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Universal Basic Income Will End Market Distortions, Convert Citizens From Beggars to Empowered Customers

Universal Basic Income Will End Market Distortions, Convert Citizens From Beggars to Empowered Customers | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Universal cash benefits can make an empowered consumer out of a citizen, giving her choices in the market
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Current & Average Price of Funerals - How Expensive is a Funeral?

Current & Average Price of Funerals - How Expensive is a Funeral? | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
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Universal Basic Income Will Be Required Because of Automation Yanis Varoufakis

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Study Says Automation May Replace 40% of Canadians in Just 10 to 20 Years

Study Says Automation May Replace 40% of Canadians in Just 10 to 20 Years | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
According to the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship at Toronto's Ryerson University, around 40% of Canadians may be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 20 years.
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Three-day workweek is the most productive for employees, study says

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Job automation threatens peoples' livelihoods. Can universal basic income save the day?

Technological developments are rendering many jobs obsolete. Can implemeting a universal basic income provide a way of managing the social and economic implications of such a radical transformation?
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Free money is not so funny anymore: Confessions of a (former) skeptic of basic income

Free money is not so funny anymore: Confessions of a (former) skeptic of basic income | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
More and more evidence has contradicted my initial opposition to doling out money to Americans
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Universal Basic Income: The great escape? | The Project

Universal Basic Income: The great escape? | The Project | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Universal Basic Income (UBI) in its most common form is a proposal to issue a stipend at a set monetary value, provided unconditionally to every registered citizen, usually from an
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THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS: Expert Meeting on “Sense (and Nonsense) of a Basic Income” | BIEN

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS: Expert Meeting on “Sense (and Nonsense) of a Basic Income” | BIEN | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Norbert Klein, the leader of the Vrijzinnige Partij (a small Cultural Liberal Party), has organized a debate about basic income in cooperation with the Vereniging Basisinkomen (the Dutch branch of BIEN). The event is scheduled for Thursday, September 1 2016 from 13:30 to 17:30 in café Dudok, Hofweg 1a, The Hague.
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Inequality is deeply entrenched. We’ll have to think big to fix it.

Inequality is deeply entrenched. We’ll have to think big to fix it. | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
The Missing Debate: Wealth inequality
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Why we need a basic income before we can embrace automation

Why we need a basic income before we can embrace automation | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Jobs are being lost. Now is the time to act.
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Let’s end welfare and move over to universal basic income – Enrique Dans

A couple of recent articles discuss the idea of ​​universal or unconditional basic income as a development of traditional disability…
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Noam Chomsky & Yanis Varoufakis discuss Basic Income (Universal Income)

In the following video, Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky talk about the concept of a basic income guarantee also knowns as a universal income. - Is a basi
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Brian Eno on universal basic income.

Avoid getting a 'job' so that you can pay maximum attention to your possibilities. Powerful insights, as always from musician, artist & inspirationa
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EU Survey: 64% of Europeans in Favour of Basic Income

EU Survey: 64% of Europeans in Favour of Basic Income | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
How much mainstream has basic income become? Well, quite a lot according to a new EU-wide survey.
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A Basic Income Would Upend America’s Work Ethic—and That’s a Good Thing

A Basic Income Would Upend America’s Work Ethic—and That’s a Good Thing | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
We have been ruled for years by archaic economic ideas, particularly the claim that a healthy dose of economic austerity is the best way to get the economy’s engines firing again.
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Massive cash transfer study shows ‘impressive’ results | BIEN

Massive cash transfer study shows ‘impressive’ results | BIEN | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
The Overseas Development Institute just released the largest meta-analysis of cash transfer programs ever, spanning 15 years of data and 165 studies. The main takeaway is that studies show a consistent reduction in poverty measures. Perhaps an even more important conclusion is that most evidence showed an increase in work participation after receiving the basic income. The Overseas Development Institute
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The best way to fix child poverty in the US is to give poor kids free money

The best way to fix child poverty in the US is to give poor kids free money | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
In an era when upward economic mobility seems increasingly hard to achieve, the idea of instituting a universal basic income (UBI) is all the rage in policy circles around the globe. Of course, there are reasonable concerns about the practicalities: guaranteeing the income of every man, woman, and child would be expensive, and critics worry that such a progra
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If You Drive For a Living, Look for Another Career

If You Drive For a Living, Look for Another Career | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
There is nothing wrong with planning for the future. If you are a cab driver, or a truck driver, or an Uber driver, now is the time to plan for what you will do when your job disappears. And for what we should do for you.
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Universal Basic Income and the New Corporatist Democrats

Universal Basic Income and the New Corporatist Democrats | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Alexander Holt examines how Universal Basic Income might finally find a champion.
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Basic Income? Basically unaffordable, say most Canadians - Angus Reid Institute

Basic Income? Basically unaffordable, say most Canadians - Angus Reid Institute | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Two-in-three say a basic income program would discourage people from working August 11, 2016 – As governments across the country and around the world mull the concept of a basic income for all their citizens, a new poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians broadly supportive of the idea, and receptive to the two... Read More
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