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 [...]
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....
Maandelijks een vast geldbedrag ontvangen om in je eerste levensonderhoud te kunnen voorzien zonder werkverplichting. In Nederland wordt hier op kleine schaal mee geëxperimenteerd. Verslaggever Jan Peels peilt deze week of wij klaar zijn voor een basisinkomen. In de tweede aflevering is Jan in Groningen. Nabij een speciale tuin aan de rand van Groningen is een crowdfunding project gestart om Frans Kervel een jaar lang een basisinkomen (1.000 euro) te geven. Kervel wil met zijn gewonnen tijd deze
The answer, may surprise you. Let’s start by combining one bold idea - that of universal basic income, with another… not so bold idea, Quantitative Easing. Central Bankers in developed economies have...
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.
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
Basic-income guarantees or negative income taxes have been debated for decades, but a new group of advocates--some calling themselves libertarian--has rekindled the discussion. The Independent Review's Spring 2015 symposium offers conflicting perspectives on this controversial proposal and on government's role in social welfare spending in general.
Where: European University Institute 9 Via Roccettini 50014 Fiesole Italy
The Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute in Florence, is organizing a conference on “The Future of Basic Income Research” which will take place on 26-27 June, 2015 with key speakers Philippe Van Parijs and Yannick Vanderborght. You may contribute to the seminar by participating to the call for abstracts (deadline 15th of February) The past three dec
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