Maybe this isn’t the biggest problem, but it’s been my worry as of late. Must a guaranteed income truly be unconditional? Might there be circumstances when we would want to pay some individuals more than others?
The global 1 percent hold twenty-one to thirty-two trillion dollars in offshore havens in order to evade taxes, according to James S. Henry, the former chief economist at the global management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company.
Robert Anton Wilson - The RICH Economy - Utopia Online Library
Khannea Suntzu's insight:
Aristotle said that slavery could only be abolished when machines were built that could operate themselves. Working for wages, the modern equivalent of slavery -- very accurately called "wage slavery" by social critics -- is in the process of being abolished by just such self-programming machines. In fact, Norbert Wiener, one of the creators of cybernetics, foresaw this as early as 1947 and warned that we would have massive unemployment once the computer revolution really got moving.
Am 8. November 2013 hat die Bundeskanzlei eine Verfügung erlassen: Die Volksinitiative für ein bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen ist offiziell zustande gekommen. Sie erklärt nach Prüfung der Unterschriften, dass am 4.