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What America's Most Vulnerable Need: A Bill of Rights for the Homeless

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Paul Boden, a homeless rights advocate for 30 years, is helping groups around the country draft legislation to help the homeless.
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Policy Proposal for a Minimal Requirements Welfare System - A Springboard to a viable Basic Income [template free to use]

Policy Proposal for a Minimal Requirements Welfare System - A Springboard to a viable Basic Income [template free to use] | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Ladies and gentlemen of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, the Council and the Council Registry, In front of you is the Policy Proposal for a Minimal Requirements Welfare system Minimizing rules for benefit recipients within a saturated labor market Introduction "More than 6.5 billion euro. That m
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America, We Should Talk About a Basic Income

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As inequality continues to get worse, at what point should America bring a basic income into the conversation?
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The Poor Get Prison: The Alarming Spread of the Criminalization of Poverty

The Poor Get Prison: The Alarming Spread of the Criminalization of Poverty | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
This report provides a new understanding of the growing ways in which those in poverty are disproportionately targeted, marginalized, and prosecuted.
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Best Argument I've heard for Universal Basic Income

Best Argument I've heard for Universal Basic Income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Perhaps one of the most concise and persuasive arguments I've ever heard in favor of a guaranteed universal basic income. It lays to rest the spurious argument that people should not get money "for...
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Goodbye welfare, hello basic income

Goodbye welfare, hello basic income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
We have built something exceptional here in Canada, despite coming of age besides the world’...
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Self-employment and basic income

Self-employment and basic income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Universal self-employment and the abolition of wage labor should be the ultimate goal of the international labor movement. It is therefore unfortunate that in our time most trade unions and labor p...
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Will a guaranteed basic income replace welfare? | Deseret News National

Will a guaranteed basic income replace welfare? | Deseret News National | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The Deseret News National Edition fills a void in the American media landscape through rigorous journalism for family- and faith-oriented audiences.
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China's Manufacturers Are Shifting Towards Zero-Labor Factories

China's Manufacturers Are Shifting Towards Zero-Labor Factories | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
A company in South China’s Guangdong province is building the city’s first zero-labor factory. It’s an effort to address worker shortages and rising labor costs, but the rise of semi-autonomous “smart factories” could be a sign of things to come, in China and elsewhere.
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Does Government Create Jobs? - YouTube

Many people have been talking about job creation lately, especially politicians. But is government the best creator of jobs? And is job creation the best thi...
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Empirical Evidence Supports the Idea that A Basic Income Would Reduce Crime

How much money does it take to get a violent criminal to change his ways? Well, thanks to a program in Richmond California called The Office of Neighborhood Security we know it only takes $1,000 a ...
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Securing Economic Rights: the time has come

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It is frequently claimed that Australians live in one of the world’s best democracies. Yet in the last 30 years, we have seen a demise of power held by the people of Australia. The post war era in the West has focused on preserving and advocating for civil and political rights such as voting right
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Three quarters of workers don't have stable employment, says UN arm ILO

Three quarters of workers don't have stable employment, says UN arm ILO | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
More than three-quarters of the world's workforce have insecure, part-time, temporary or otherwise unstable jobs, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the UN agency notes that's hurting the global economy.
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Small Yet BIG: The Basic Income Guarantee

Small Yet BIG: The Basic Income Guarantee | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
If we want to live in a world that is free from poverty and where the poor are able to become wealth creators, then by definition, everyone needs to have at least some money.
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What will future jobs look like?

What will future jobs look like? | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs -- or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them.
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Anti-poverty intervention provides sustained boost to incomes and wealth, study finds

Anti-poverty intervention provides sustained boost to incomes and wealth, study finds | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
An anti-poverty program tested extensively on three continents has produced sustained gains in individuals' income, wealth, and well-being, according to a study published today in the journal Science.
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If Robin Hood Met Republicans - YouTube

They believe in trickle down economics and don’t take handouts (or showers, clearly). Director and editor: Matt Braunsdorf AC: Bridget Araujo Sound: Catherin...
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‘Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future’, by Martin Ford - FT.com

‘Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future’, by Martin Ford - FT.com | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Martin Ford has seen the future, and it doesn’t work. To be more precise, it generates wealth while obliterating demand for work. “Go West, young man”, was the career advice of the 19th century. Today’s equivalent is “get an engineering degree”.
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World's Toughest Job - #worldstoughestjob - Official Video - YouTube

Unlimited hours. No breaks. The most important job is also the world's toughest job. Add to the conversation, click to Tweet: http://bit.ly/1m8mgVf To add to...
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Krugman's Argument In Favour Of A Universal Basic Income

Krugman's Argument In Favour Of A Universal Basic Income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Not that Paul Krugman is directly arguing for a universal basic income here but it's a possible solution to the point that he's making. And, I would argue, a good solution to the point that he's making. And I, as usual, think that a universal basic income is a good [...]
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Why we are less racially tolerant than you think - YouTube

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Jobs Are Not the Answer

Jobs Are Not the Answer | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Job losses will only get worse as the 21st century progresses. Global capital will continue to move jobs to places on the planet that have the lowest labor costs. Technology will continue to improve, eliminating countless jobs....
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Basic Income Action

We organize and advocate for a Basic Income Guarantee. Our purpose is to inform people about what a Basic Income is and the different types available.
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