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Big Banks get $780bn/yr subsidy, 10x bigger than thought

Big Banks get $780bn/yr subsidy, 10x bigger than thought | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Big Banks getting $780bn subsidy a year, 10x bigger than previously thought. Elizabeth Warren has been relentlessly going after the big banks' subsidy.
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Unconditional Basic Income - an Economic Model for a New Renaissance

Unconditional Basic Income - an Economic Model for a New Renaissance | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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
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Capitalists are destroying capitalism along with the planet

Capitalists are destroying capitalism along with the planet | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Paul Farrell cites author Naomi Klein on climate change: “The really inconvenient truth is that it’s not about carbon — it’s about capitalism.”
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How the Basic Income will come into being. Hint: gradually. • /r/BasicIncome

How the Basic Income will come into being. Hint: gradually. • /r/BasicIncome | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
A lot of the time in this subreddit, i see posters and commenters asking when we introduce the basic income or how or under what circumstances the...
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More Employers Are Hiring But They Aren't Raising Pay

More Employers Are Hiring But They Aren't Raising Pay | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
For years now, economics reporters have been writing about the “slow but steady” recovery in the job market. Every piece of good news was tempered with a note of caution: Job growth was positive bu...
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Bipartisan consensus for universal basic income

Bipartisan consensus for universal basic income | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
It’s an old irony of politics that “bipartisan consensus” only counts when it comes to ideas backed by wealthy centrists between the two parties, but it doesn’t count when it…
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INTERVIEW: Congressional Candidate Ian Schlakman on His Call for a Basic Income Guarantee or “Social Security for All” | Basic Income News

INTERVIEW: Congressional Candidate Ian Schlakman on His Call for a Basic Income Guarantee or “Social Security for All” | Basic Income News | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
[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 ...
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How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising

How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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.
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The Surprising Truth About Where New Jobs Come From

The Surprising Truth About Where New Jobs Come From | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Over the last 25 years, existing firms have been net job destroyers, losing on average 1 million jobs net combined per year.
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A conference of the dutch party D66 has accepted a motion for small-scale experiments with a Basic Income • /r/BasicIncome

A conference of the dutch party D66 has accepted a motion for small-scale experiments with a Basic Income • /r/BasicIncome | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Unfortunatly this party isn't in the current government, but it's still a step in the right direction. [According to polls earlier this year they...
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Inflation? Deflation Is New Risk

Inflation? Deflation Is New Risk | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Some central banks, scarred from old battles with escalating prices, were slow to see their new, real problem.
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Unconditional Basic Income - short introduction - YouTube

To download the video, go here: https://drive.google.com/a/minutevideos.com/file/d/0B80QLbZggGszX093SV9tZlhXRDg/edit?usp=sharing An unconditional basic incom...
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Automation Is Taking Over, and That’s Bad News for the World’s Poor

Automation Is Taking Over, and That’s Bad News for the World’s Poor | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
As the world's economy rapidly changes, many companies are foregoing outsourcing labor and are instead instituting automation. What will the effect be?
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Peter Joseph - The Zeitgeist Movement | London Real - YouTube

Peter Joseph Founded The Zeitgeist Movement MONKEY NUTRITION: http://bit.ly/monkeynutrition SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToLondonReal The opportunity to...
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Basic Income: A New Form of Realistic Utopia

Basic Income: A New Form of Realistic Utopia | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
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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Universal Basic Income versus Unemployment Insurance - Working Papers - St. Louis Fed

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Papers are preliminary materials circulated to stimulate discussion and critical comment.
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Milton Friedman: Bureaucrats in the Welfare State - YouTube

Website: http://www.commonsensecapitalism.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Common-Sense-Capitalism/240074889678 Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/Co...
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Give Families With Children Cash to Help Them Out of Poverty - US News

Give Families With Children Cash to Help Them Out of Poverty - US News | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
A simple way to reduce child poverty is to give families cash.
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On the phenomenon of bullshit jobs - David Graeber

On the phenomenon of bullshit jobs - David Graeber | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
David Graeber traces the 20th century promise of a 4 hour day and how we got unproductive labour instead.
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Rutte ziet niets in basisinkomen

Rutte ziet niets in basisinkomen | Arguments for Basic Income | Scoop.it
Premier Mark Rutte is er geen voorstander van dat Nederlanders een basisinkomen van de overheid krijgen.
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Unconditional basic income 'will be liberating for everyone', says Barbara Jacobson1 new - YouTube

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Exclusive: Sears Laying Off 5,000, Closing Over 100 Outlets

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) is laying off at least 5,457 workers and closing over 100 Kmart, Sears and Sears Auto Center locations, many before Christmas.Sears spokesman Howard Riefs declined to speak by phone. "
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