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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A Fundamentally American Idea — Basic income

A Fundamentally American Idea - Basic income - Medium
The contemporary tendency in our society is to base our distribution on scarcity, which has vanished, and to compress ou…
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U.S. predicts zero job growth for electrical engineers

U.S. predicts zero job growth for electrical engineers | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Electronics engineers design and develop electronic equipment, such as music players and GPS systems, and many work in areas closely associated with computer hardware, according to the government's descriptions.
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RSA Insights: Universal Basic Income

There are increasing signs that support for a Universal Basic Income is growing across the developed world. But what is it exactly and how would it work in t...
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Universal basic income could arrive in Europe faster than you think

Universal basic income could arrive in Europe faster than you think | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Several European countries are moving to adopt...
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When the Government Tells Poor People How to Live

When the Government Tells Poor People How to Live | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Residents in some public-housing units in Worcester, Massachusetts, must now get a job or go back to school. If they don’t, they’ll be evicted.
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Ep. 9: How to Help the Poor

We can't help the poor by reaching down. We can only help by living and working alongside others as equals. This episode includes discussion of ownership vs ...
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Economists tested 7 welfare programs to see if they made people lazy. They didn't.

Economists tested 7 welfare programs to see if they made people lazy. They didn't. | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Giving poor people cash is a pretty great idea.
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The Rules - How to feel good about poverty | Facebook

The Rules - How to feel good about poverty | Facebook | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
If we ask the BIG QUESTIONS about poverty, we can expose its root causes and get real answers about how to stop creating it.

How is poverty created?
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What A Future Without Jobs Might Look Like

What A Future Without Jobs Might Look Like | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
On September 29th, 2015 I attended the World Summit on Technological Unemployment. Featuring talks from Joseph Stiglitz (Nobel Prize-winning economist; Former Chief Economist, World Bank; founder, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University), John Wilmoth (Director of the Population Division of the United Nations), Scott Von (psychoanalyst, physician, and philosopher; Founding Director of the New Clinic for Integral Medicine & Psychiatry), and […]
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Interviews from the San Francisco Createathon on Basic Income - Futurism

Interviews from the San Francisco Createathon on Basic Income - Futurism | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
YouTuber Matt Orfalea went to the San Francisco Createathon to ask people why they support unconditional basic income for all people
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Could the Universal Basic Income unleash a new wave of civic activism?

Could the Universal Basic Income unleash a new wave of civic activism? | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
In 2012, New York was pummelled by Superstorm Sandy: a wall of wind and water that would kill at least 53 people, cut power to large parts of the city, and flood the subway and most of Manhattan’s road tunnels.
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Here's how much we’d all get if the UK dumped its welfare state and introduced a universal basic income scheme instead

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Talking Shop w/ Bernie Sanders 3/6: Rigged Economy

Part 3/6: On November 23rd, 2015, Killer Mike sat down with Senator Bernie Sanders at The SWAG Shop in Atlanta, GA to discuss topics ranging from gun control...
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Robert Reich: The sharing economy will be our demise

Robert Reich: The sharing economy will be our demise | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
More independent contractors means less security for our workforce. The former secretary of labor sounds the alarm VIDEO
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UNITED STATES: Job Opening: Basic Income Organizer, San Francisco | BIEN

UNITED STATES: Job Opening: Basic Income Organizer, San Francisco | BIEN | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
The Universal Income Project is looking for a motivateda part-time Basic Income Organizer, helping to advocate for an American Universal Basic Income. They’re organizing Basic Income Create-A-Thons around the United States. A Create-A-Thon is a weekend marathon of intrinsically-motivated work, writers, artists, videographers, developers, musicians, and other creatives come together to create content and media around the theme of a
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Jeremy Howard - 'A.I. Is Progressing So Fast We Need a Basic Guaranteed Income'

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Giving housing to the homeless is three times cheaper than leaving them on the streets

Giving housing to the homeless is three times cheaper than leaving them on the streets | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Another study confirms that the most cost-effective way of fighting homelessness is to get some housing for the chronically homeless.
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How the Superwealthy Plan to Make Sure Their Kids Stay Superwealthy

How the Superwealthy Plan to Make Sure Their Kids Stay Superwealthy | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Passing on a fortune isn’t as easy as it seems.
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Jeremy Rifkin on Basic Income

Source: Jeremy Rifkin: Are We Moving from a Capitalist to a Collaborative Economy? (04/09/2014) https://youtu.be/wCLPizjSe6I?t=53m11s Please support me in or...
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