Reflecting on Basic Income
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Our current economic world order is dying. To make sure lots of people don;'t die along with it a basic income has become critical. Without basic income there won't be anything resembling "civilization" on this planet 50 years from now.
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Editor's Introduction: The Basic-Income Debate

Editor's Introduction: The Basic-Income Debate | Reflecting on 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 | Reflecting on 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 | Reflecting on 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 | Reflecting on 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 | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
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John Oliver, Edward Snowden, and Unconditional Basic Income

John Oliver, Edward Snowden, and Unconditional Basic Income - Basic income - Medium
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Universal Basic Income gets mentioned to John Stossel on Fox News - YouTube

From Fox Business's Stossel with John Stossel. In this segment about the potential for growing technological unemployment, the idea of Universal Basic Income...
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Is Industrial Revolution 4.0 creating a new class of Proletariat?

Is Industrial Revolution 4.0 creating a new class of Proletariat? | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Here is Eve, she recently discovered a drug that can block Dihydrofolate Reductase (DHFR), a molecule found in the malaria parasite. Yes, there are similar compounds that have been used to block that molecule, however, new strains continue to evolve, rendering those medications useless. However, rather than asking whether this drug will meet the same fate as others or is it a better version, the main question to ask here is, who is Eve? Well, Eve is a robot, one of the first scientist robots, developed by researchers from the Universities in UK, specifically to automate the early stages of dr
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Why Did Hayek Support a Basic Income?

Why Did Hayek Support a Basic Income? | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Hayek endorsed a guaranteed minimum income—but didn’t say why. In this essay, Matt Zwolinski attempts reconstruct Hayek’s argument.
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The Decentralization of Automation

The Decentralization of Automation | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
"Who will buy the goods?" is a question I often see asked when one is presented with the notion that robots will displace workers. If employees are made redundant by machines and are then unable to...
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Rethinking basic income in a sharing society

Rethinking basic income in a sharing society | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
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basic income derived from the value of collectively owned resources could empower
citizens to transform their societies.  
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The End of Meaningless Jobs is a Win For Us All

The End of Meaningless Jobs is a Win For Us All | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Many experts studying the topic of automation believe that the current rate of advancement is leading us into a future with fewer and
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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 | Reflecting on 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? | Reflecting on 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 | Reflecting on 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 | Reflecting on 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 | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Why it's so politically easy to bash government programs for the poor.
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TumblingFox — I really don’t get people who think a problem with...

I really don’t get people who think a problem with a basic income will be other people just LAZING ABOUT en masse, not working for anything more?
Basic income covers the BASICS. Cheapest fucking...
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Bill O'Reilly mentions basic income and an absurd conversation ensues - YouTube

From The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News. Bill O'Reilly talks about Mark Bittman's article in the New York Times, "Why Not Utopia?" The ensuing discussion frames...
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Greece budget proposal 2015 | BIEN

Greece budget proposal 2015 | BIEN | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Introduction. This budget does not take into account the debt problem. The author thinks that the only realistic way out of the crisis is to give a debt moratorium of 5 years and discuss that topic 3 years from now. The depth of the Greek crisis is an opportunity to depart from the classical views regarding the organisation of a
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What’s in a name? Get used to BIG

What’s in a name? Get used to BIG | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Many Basic Income Guarantee groups across Canada and around the world are developing programs of basic income. They insist on the importance of the name, Basic Income Guarantee (BIG). They occasionally, but reluctantly use Guaranteed Annual Income (GAI), an old phrase which falls short, both in terms of meaning and in terms of public policy goals.
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We are not the beautiful: Here Comes Everybody: Basic Income, the Precariat and beyond

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The Internet Has Been a Colossal Economic Disappointment

The Internet Has Been a Colossal Economic Disappointment | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
It’s destroyed a lot more jobs than it’s created.
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