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Basic Income would cure most of our current economic problems.
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Will The Swiss Guarantee 75,000 CHF For Every Family? - Gold And Liberty

Will The Swiss Guarantee 75,000 CHF For Every Family? - Gold And Liberty | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
In the beginning of June the Swiss will be called upon to make a historic decision. Switzerland is the first country worldwide to put the idea of an Unconditional Basic Income to a vote and the outcome of this referendum will set a strong precedent and establish a landmark in the evolution of this debate. …
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EU Survey: 64% of Europeans in Favour of Basic Income

EU Survey: 64% of Europeans in Favour of Basic Income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
How much mainstream has basic income become? Well, quite a lot according to a new EU-wide survey.
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AI will create 'useless class' of human, predicts bestselling historian

AI will create 'useless class' of human, predicts bestselling historian | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Smarter artificial intelligence is one of 21st century’s most dire threats, writes Yuval Noah Harari in follow-up to Sapiens
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You Can’t Talk About Robots Without Talking About Basic Income

You Can’t Talk About Robots Without Talking About Basic Income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Basic income has been proven to work, and we’re going to need it when robots replace 47 percent of the workforce by 2033.
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Former SEIU President Andy Stern on "Moving towards a universal basic income" | BIEN

Former SEIU President Andy Stern on "Moving towards a universal basic income" | BIEN | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Andy Stern spent fifteen years as the president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) — one of the United States’ largest unions, with approximately 1.9 million members from the health care, public services, and property services professions. As he relates in a recent blog post for the World Bank, Stern resigned as head of the SEIU in 2010 because
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Welcome to the Recovery – Poultry Workers Claim They’re Denied Bathroom Breaks and Wear Diapers on the Job

Welcome to the Recovery – Poultry Workers Claim They’re Denied Bathroom Breaks and Wear Diapers on the Job | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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Is free money for everyone a genius idea?

Is free money for everyone a genius idea? | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
THERE must be a catch, right? A system in which every citizen of a country receives a guaranteed basic wage in order to meet their living costs.
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Economic Inequality

Lack of affordable housing is one of the defining social justice issues of our times. Our panel of experts discuss ways in which we can bridge the ga
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Universal Basic Income: The Answer to Automation? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Universal Basic Income: The Answer to Automation? (INFOGRAPHIC) | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
57% of the world's jobs are at risk of being automated. Universal Basic Income may be our only way out. Here's why.
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Is a Universal Basic Income Now Essential?

Is a Universal Basic Income Now Essential? | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The idea of a basic income for everybody, has been around for a long time. The 18th-century radical Thomas Paine, more recently, Martin Luther King, even the free-market guru Milton Friedman have all advocated systems which have a lot in common with Universal Basic Income (UBI), but for some reason, this idea was forgotten about.
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Automating Ourselves To Unemployment | iStockAnalyst.com

Automating Ourselves To Unemployment | iStockAnalyst.com | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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Bill Gross: Since Robots Are Taking Over, Guarantee Income For Everyone

Bill Gross: Since Robots Are Taking Over, Guarantee Income For Everyone | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
"If that strikes you as a form of socialism, I would suggest we get used to it."
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What to do with billions of useless humans?

What to do with billions of useless humans? | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
It is no news that machines have come to largely replace physical labor and computers surpass human beings in processing data. But in the future, the development of artificial intelligence may render humans obsolete even in the realm of emotional intelligence, according to Yuval Harari. “It is true that in one sense, AI doesn’t even come close to human emotion since it has no consciousness or mind and doesn’
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All of the problems Universal Basic Income can solve that have nothing to do with unemployment

All of the problems Universal Basic Income can solve that have nothing to do with unemployment | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Universal Basic Income isn’t just mankind’s answer to the threat of robots in the workplace. Those who support the transformative economic policy offer widely varying versions of exactly how it would operate, but all involve distributing a standard sum of money to citizens regardless of need. Many argue that this set-up could save the millions who ar
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50 years from now, I think it will seem ridiculous that we used fear of not being able to eat as a way to motivate people. ( Illustrated Quote )

50 years from now, I think it will seem ridiculous that we used fear of not being able to eat as a way to motivate people. ( Illustrated Quote ) | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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A Nobel Prize winner in economics just backed basic income

A Nobel Prize winner in economics just backed basic income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
That's a big win for a radical idea.
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Robert Reich - Last week I delivered a lecture in... | Facebook

Last week I delivered a lecture in Switzerland on why Switzerland needs a universal basic income (the Swiss are voting on it very soon). The logic i
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The Trump revolution rooted in a deep resentment of Silicon Valley

The Trump revolution rooted in a deep resentment of Silicon Valley | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
The U.S. is on the brink of war as new tech guts the old manufacturing base.
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Something for Nothing (6 Examples) — Basic income

Something for Nothing (6 Examples) - Basic income - Medium
I talk a lot about Basic Income, the concept that everyone should be provided a minimum guaranteed income to provide for…
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Basic income poses threat to existing social programs

Basic income poses threat to existing social programs | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
UBC economist Kevin Milligan was cited in a Yahoo Finance article on Ontario’s plans for a basic income pilot program. “My concern is the sales pitch for basic income is often predicate…
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An Autonomous Robot Surgeon Just Beat A Human Surgeon At Their Job

An Autonomous Robot Surgeon Just Beat A Human Surgeon At Their Job | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Vocativ uses intelligent technology, smart journalists and the wisdom of the crowd to find story leads and angles no other news organization can.
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Varoufakis: Basic income is an essential approach for social democracy

Varoufakis: Basic income is an essential approach for social democracy | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
This is a major endorsement from a rising star of the European left.
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