How can we solve poverty and boost the economy without causing massive environmental damage? This one simple economic change could solve inequality, homelessness, poverty, unemployment, welfare, pensions and the minimum wage issue all at once, reverse the effects of recession and take huge amounts of pressure off the environment, the economy and ourselves - the Unconditional Basic Income. By Guest Writer Elizabeth Edgett
[Scott Santens] As reported here earlier this month, Green Party candidate for Congress Ian Schlakman of Maryland’s Second Congressional District has made the Basic Income Guarantee a major issue in ...
Robots are poised to eliminate millions of jobs over the coming decades. We have to address the coming epidemic of "technological unemployment" if we're to avoid crippling levels of poverty and societal collapse. Here's how a guaranteed basic income will help — and why it's absolutely inevitable.
Basic income by itself will not solve the problems we're confronted with, and particularly the growth of the precariat. But without basic income I cannot see a solution to the growing inequalities that we're experiencing.
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