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UN goals must aim to eradicate extreme poverty, says David Cameron

UN goals must aim to eradicate extreme poverty, says David Cameron | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Prime minister calls for more responsible capitalism and greater tax transparency at UN conference on development goals
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Basic Income would cure most of our current economic problems.
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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

Sources for scientific journals are provided below. New videos come out every Thursday so subscribe for more videos. Visit my Facebook page for more bite siz...
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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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Caregivers for a Basic Income Guarantee: CHARITY IS FOR SETBACKS, NOT SYSTEMIC SHORTFALLS

Caregivers for a Basic Income Guarantee: CHARITY IS FOR SETBACKS, NOT SYSTEMIC SHORTFALLS | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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Jan van de Straat - Basisinkomen (2)

Jan van de Straat - Basisinkomen (2) | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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
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I merely mentioned basic income in a thread on a Wealth Inequality documentary in /r/documentaries and I was not only downvoted to hell, but was called 'a fucking parasite.' • /r/BasicIncome

I merely mentioned basic income in a thread on a Wealth Inequality documentary in /r/documentaries and I was not only downvoted to hell, but was called 'a fucking parasite.' • /r/BasicIncome | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Sad how despicable, hateful, and ignorant some people will be. [Here's the...
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Basic Income - Can It Happen in the USA?

Basic Income - Can It Happen in the USA? | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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...
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A More Human Internet? - YouTube

What can Monica Lewinsky teach us about engineering a more empathetic Internet? Wouldn't basic income just cause inflation? A response to PogoTribe emails! U...
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Alaska residents to get $1,884 payout from oil royalty fund

Alaska residents to get $1,884 payout from oil royalty fund | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Nearly every Alaska resident will soon be $1,884 richer, thanks to an annual payout from an oil wealth trust fund that has been credited with keeping many low-income families
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Q&A with precarious work expert Guy Standing | Toronto Star

Q&A with precarious work expert Guy Standing | Toronto Star | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
More than 40 per cent of GTA workers are stuck in precarious employment. There is a better way, argues a prominent economist.
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The double-standard of making the poor prove they’re worthy of government benefits

The double-standard of making the poor prove they’re worthy of government benefits | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Why it's so politically easy to bash government programs for the poor.
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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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We Are All Venture Capitalists Now

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"I would again draw an analogy to venture capital," observes Ben Thompson, in a typically incisive Stratechery post eviscerating the new streaming service..
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Editor's Introduction: The Basic-Income Debate

Editor's Introduction: The Basic-Income Debate | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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.
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Finnish Pro-Basic Income Centre Party Wins Election

Finnish Pro-Basic Income Centre Party Wins Election | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The Centre Party which has supported the idea of basic income pilots just became the largest party in the Finnish parliament.
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Poverty Is The Worst Form Of Violence

Poverty Is The Worst Form Of Violence | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Today, I'm going to reflect upon a subject about which most of us feel extreme discomfort.  It's a subject that we'd rather put on hold so we can think more upbeat, "positive" thoughts.  It's a sub...
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The Case for Unconditional Basic Income (UBI)

Transitions for Society: Job Guarantee and Basic Income Prosocial Progress foundation (2014) Film Review This 20 minute documentary attempts to address the structural unemployment that seems to hav...
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The Future of Basic Income Research – Florence, Italy – june 26-27, 2015 - Nederlandstalig Netwerk Basisinkomen

The Future of Basic Income Research – Florence, Italy – june 26-27, 2015 - Nederlandstalig Netwerk Basisinkomen | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
When:
26 juni 2015 @ 08:00 – 19:55


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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speech by Richard Nixon on guaranteed income - a citizen's wage - briefing document

speech by Richard Nixon on guaranteed income - a citizen's wage - briefing document | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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