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Inside Job (2010)

DOCUMENTARY : 'Inside Job' provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people…...
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Basic Income would cure most of our current economic problems.
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I get food stamps, and I’m not ashamed — I’m angry

Don't look down on me — look down on the employers who don't pay a living wage.
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UNITED STATES: Presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, "absolutely sympathetic" to basic income approach | BIEN

UNITED STATES: Presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, "absolutely sympathetic" to basic income approach | BIEN | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
In an interview with Ezra Klein of Vox published on July 28, U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was asked pointedly about basic income. His was more specific than his answer when asked about basic income on Reddit a year ago, but it was still rather vague. Early on the the interview, Sanders endorsed a single-payer healthcare system, which is an
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Your job will never love you: Stress and anxiety in our frightening new job world

Your job will never love you: Stress and anxiety in our frightening new job world | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The economy has become so insecure that the very workers who should be wary of employers feel forced to defend them
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We need a new version of capitalism for the jobless future

We need a new version of capitalism for the jobless future | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
As technology kills jobs, we must find a way to prevent social unrest.
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To slash the amount of money spent on homelessness, just give homes away | Susan Campbell

To slash the amount of money spent on homelessness, just give homes away | Susan Campbell | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
It costs more to keep people on the streets than it does to house them and provide any support services they may need
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Dutch basic income experiment discussed on CBC's The Exchange - YouTube

There will be a basic income experiment conducted in the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands as an alternative for some of those on welfare. It is expected to...
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A Dutch city is giving money away to test the “basic income” theory

A Dutch city is giving money away to test the “basic income” theory | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
"We think that more people will be a little bit happier and find a job anyway."
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When the robots take our jobs, America will need to learn to respect the unemployed

The end of work could be fine as long as we're not jerks about it.
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The Economics of Mad Max and Star Trek - The Los Angeles Review of...

The Economics of Mad Max and Star Trek - The Los Angeles Review of... | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
WE HAVE TWO OPPOSING VISIONS of the future. In one, technology has advanced so far it seems almost magic. We blithely teleport ourselves around the planet and explore distant galaxies. We manufacture iPhones and steak dinners out of thin air, just from their component molecules. Scientific...
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Software And Robots Eat Jobs. Now What?

Software And Robots Eat Jobs. Now What? | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
There are many, many people who a) work in some kind of customer-service capacity and b) don't make life-or-death decisions on a daily basis. It's these kinds of jobs that are most at risk in the decade ahead.
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Angry Conservative Caller Blames Minorities For Foodstamps - YouTube

This caller was interesting but familiar. He decided to go with standard talking points from the Republican Party but was viscerally angry with "Food Stamp Q...
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Trickle-Down Economics Must Die, Long Live Grow-Up Economics

Trickle-Down Economics Must Die, Long Live Grow-Up Economics - Basic income - Medium
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Basic Income (10 Reasons) - YouTube

I want everyone to have a guaranteed livable income. The simplest most effective solution to poverty. aka basic income (BI) aka unconditional basic income (U...
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Our Paradoxical Economy Courtesy of Technology and the Lack of Basic Income

Our Paradoxical Economy Courtesy of Technology and the Lack of Basic Income - Basic income - Medium
The Question of Slowing Productivity Amidst Rising Automation
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What's Good About Guaranteed Basic Income

What's Good About Guaranteed Basic Income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
We could eliminate every single social welfare program and streamline our social safety net.
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This Dutch City Plans to Give Residents a Universal 'Basic Income’

This Dutch City Plans to Give Residents a Universal 'Basic Income’ | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Residents will receive money to cover living expenses with no strings attached
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Why Should We Support the Idea of Universal Basic Income?

Why Should We Support the Idea of Universal Basic Income? | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
So what exactly would you do, if you were guaranteed $1,000 per month for the rest of your life? And yes, that's around what the amount would most likely be here in the United States, at least at first.
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A World Without Work

A World Without Work | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
For centuries, experts have predicted that machines would make workers obsolete. That moment may finally be arriving. Could that be a good thing?
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A Progressive Case for the Basic Income Guarantee (And Only the Basic Income Guarantee)

A Progressive Case for the Basic Income Guarantee (And Only the Basic Income Guarantee) | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Last month there was some controversy about a proposal from a Wisconsin state representative to prevent the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cards for shellfish, among other things. Progressives objected that this proposal was “just the latest example of conservatives around the country being loudly concerned about the scourge of poor people making…
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