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Don't Cut Social Security—Double It

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Fiscal cliff chatter about slashing the venerable program ignores its fundamental potential and underlying strength.
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There is no alternative left. Sadly most people are clueless or in denial.

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Basic Income would cure most of our current economic problems.
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Why and How Should We Build a Basic Income for Every Citizen? by Marshall Brain

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What You Can Get Away With » How did workism conquer the world?

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Is the age of laziness coming?

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Can a Guaranteed Income for *Everyone* Fix Inequality and Poverty? | Big Think

Can a Guaranteed Income for *Everyone* Fix Inequality and Poverty? | Big Think | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Surprising political alliances have formed around the idea of a basic income, which would guarantee every adult and family in America, regardless of eligibility requirements, with a monthly cash flow.
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UNITED STATES: Alaska’s small basic income likely to double this year. | Basic Income News

UNITED STATES: Alaska’s small basic income likely to double this year. | Basic Income News | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), Alaska’s small yearly Basic Income, is likely to double this year over last year’s value. The dividend is paid every fall from the returns to ...
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America is running out of jobs. It's time for a universal basic income.

America is running out of jobs. It's time for a universal basic income. | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The politics of a guaranteed income get a lot easier when you acknowledge that the U.S. is no longer the land of opportunity
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World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

World Bank warns of global jobs crisis | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth and there is no magic bullet to solve the problem, the World Bank warned on Tuesday. In a study released at a G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in Australia, the Bank said an extra 600 million jobs needed to be created worldwide by 2030 just to cope with the expanding population. "There's little doubt there is a global jobs crisis," said the World Bank's senior director for jobs, Nigel Twose. "As this report makes clear, there is a shortage of jobs -- and quality jobs.
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Workers Get Lowest Share Of Corporate Income Since 1950

Workers Get Lowest Share Of Corporate Income Since 1950 | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Workers are increasing their productivity but getting a smaller share of the rewards.
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Basic Income: A vision of the future | Athens, Sept 26th

Basic Income: A vision of the future | Athens, Sept 26th | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
UBIE and Basic Income Greece are happy to host and co-organise this major conference with the presence of a prominent speaker Guy Standing.
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What if everybody got free cash? Myths and facts about Unconditional Basic Income

What if everybody got free cash? Myths and facts about Unconditional Basic Income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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The age of rentier capitalism | Al Jazeera America

The age of rentier capitalism | Al Jazeera America | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
How intellectual property makes us more unequal
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Forward

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I am Marshall Brain, founder of HowStuffWorks, author of Manna and Robotic Freedom, and a big advocate of the Basic Income concept.

I am Marshall Brain, founder of HowStuffWorks, author of Manna and Robotic Freedom, and a big advocate of the Basic Income concept. | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
[Verification](http://marshallbrain.com/gif/MarshallBrainReddit9-15-2014.jpg) ----- I am Marshall Brain, best known as the founder of HowStuffWorks....
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5 reasons to consider a no-strings-attached, basic income for all Americans

5 reasons to consider a no-strings-attached, basic income for all Americans | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Half of all Canadians want it. The Swiss have had a referendum on it. The idea's not as far-fetched as it sounds
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A People's Endowment

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Robots, unemployment, and basic income - YouTube

The accelerating improvement in the dexterity, agility, versatility, and intelligence of robots raises a number of hard questions about the future of human s...
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Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end poverty, explained

Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end poverty, explained | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The idea is simple: everyone gets a check every year, of the same amount, no matter what. Here's why it's so controversial.
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How the Rich Rule

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Widening inequality in the world’s advanced and developing countries inflicts two blows against democratic politics. Not only does it lead to greater disenfranchisement of the middle and lower classes; it also fosters among the elite a poisonous politics of sectarianism.
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How The US Spends Nearly $1 Trillion a Year Fighting Poverty—and Fails

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The World Is Facing A Global Job Crisis

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Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end poverty, explained

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The idea is simple: everyone gets a check every year, of the same amount, no matter what. Here's why it's so controversial.
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America's Wealth Gap 'Unsustainable,' May Worsen, Harvard Study Finds

The widening gap between America's wealthiest and its middle and lower classes is "unsustainable," but is unlikely to improve any time soon, according to a Harvard Business School study released on Monday.
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Positive Money

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We're launching a petition calling for the government to ensure the power to create money is only used in the public interest. Please add your name - it takes just 5 seconds.
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