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Why the Tech Elite Is Getting Behind Universal Basic Income | VICE | United States

Why the Tech Elite Is Getting Behind Universal Basic Income | VICE | United States | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Why not give money to people just for being alive?
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Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation?

Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation? | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
An answer to the response to the answer to the growing question of the 21st century
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Pay pressure - FT.com

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A basic income is affordable because it would substitute for many forms of transfer, including the ludicrous array of subsidies that go predominantly to upper-income groups and corporations. And it would cut administrative costs of existing social assistance schemes.
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Why and How Should We Build a Basic Income for Every Citizen? by Marshall Brain

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What if the government guaranteed you an income?

What if the government guaranteed you an income? | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
David Wheeler says as middle-class careers continue to disappear, we need a monthly cash payment to everyone
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How a ‘stupid painter from Switzerland' is revolutionizing work | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour

How a ‘stupid painter from Switzerland' is revolutionizing work | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
The leader of the movement for a guaranteed basic income in Switzerland knows it will fail when put to a vote by the Swiss people. But he's not concerned about that.
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Swiss consider welfare overhaul with guaranteed income

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In Switzerland, an idea to guarantee every citizen a yearly income regardless of other wealth or employment has gained enough supporters to trigger a referendum.
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The Basic Income Guarantee

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On Christmas day in the late fifties, Nelle Harper Lee received the gift of a year's wages with a note encouraging her to spend her time writing. She wrote "To Kill a Mockingbird." What if everyone received the same gift?
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Funding Universal Basic Income by Creating Money, Not Taxes

Funding Universal Basic Income by Creating Money, Not Taxes | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
There are plenty of reasons to think that the institution of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a good idea. Personally, I came to accept the inevitability of a basic income following a realization ...
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Free money is no longer the stuff of utopia -- New Internationalist

Free money is no longer the stuff of utopia -- New Internationalist | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Bill Jordan makes the case for a global Basic Income, an idea that has finally come of age.
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Do They Owe Us a Living? 7 Reasons the Universal Basic Income is Worth Fighting For.

Do They Owe Us a Living? 7 Reasons the Universal Basic Income is Worth Fighting For. | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
The Universal Basic Income (UBI) – sometimes called the Unconditional Basic Income, Citizens’ Income or Social Wage – has in recent times become a focus of economic discussion across the political spectrum. While column inches in the Financial Times and The Economist have been racking up, academics such as Stuart White have been articulating how […]
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Through the eyes of a benefits adviser: a plea for a basic income | openDemocracy

Through the eyes of a benefits adviser: a plea for a basic income | openDemocracy | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
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‘Basic annual income’ loaded with pitfalls: Goar | Toronto Star

‘Basic annual income’ loaded with pitfalls: Goar | Toronto Star | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
By endorsing a basic annual income, Liberal party delegates have forced Justin Trudeau to choose between social justice and fiscal rectitude.
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Why Should We Support the Idea of an Unconditional Basic Income? — Working Life — Medium

Why Should We Support the Idea of an Unconditional Basic Income? — Working Life — Medium | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
An answer to a growing question of the 21st century
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Edward Snowden: A ‘Nation’ Interview

Edward Snowden: A ‘Nation’ Interview | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
On October 6, Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel and contributing editor Stephen F. Cohen (professor emeritus of Russian studies at New York University and Princeton) sat down in Moscow for a wide-ranging discussion with Edward Snowden.
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Robert Reich: Universal Basic Income In The US 'Almost Inevitable'

Robert Reich: Universal Basic Income In The US 'Almost Inevitable' | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Last week at San Francisco State University, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich endorsed the idea of a Universal Basic Income as being something that was “almost inevitable” in America, in the ...
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How about a 'citizen's income' instead of benefits?

How about a 'citizen's income' instead of benefits? | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Hannah Fearn: We should look again at our welfare system and consider the idea of a citizen's or basic income - a minimum survival payment granted to everyone - in place of means-tested benefits
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Will a guaranteed income ever come to America? | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour

Will a guaranteed income ever come to America? | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
With far more economic inequality than Switzerland, why is the U.S. so much less tolerant of wealth redistribution?
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What Is Universal Basic Income?

What Is Universal Basic Income? | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Source: Another Angry Voice | Original Post Date: October 13, 2013 - Universal Basic Income (sometimes called Unconditional Basic Income, Citizens Income or just Basic Income) is a proposed economic system in which all adults within the economy receive a guaranteed basic income irrespective of whether they have a job or not. It is a very interesting proposal which finds support …
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New Statesman | Learning to live with machines

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We need to take the idea of a universal basic income seriously.
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Is Minimum Wage Another Distraction? Let's talk Basic Income, Shall We?

Is Minimum Wage Another Distraction? Let's talk Basic Income, Shall We? | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Originally posted at PopularResistance.org Cheri Honkala of the Poor Peoples Economic Campaign and Vice President of the Green Shadow Cabinet joins the host Dennis Trainor, Jr. and the Resistance R...
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Bang On The Money: Four More Reasons to Support the Universal Basic Income

Bang On The Money: Four More Reasons to Support the Universal Basic Income | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Andrew Dolan recently wrote a list of seven reasons to support a universal basic income. It has been well received and I agree with nearly all of it. Below are four more reasons to support the UBI. 1. We all have a right to the shared bounty of the land. Wealth is made from a […]
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Galis: 'Bleeding heart libertarians' can defend guaranteed income

Galis: 'Bleeding heart libertarians' can defend guaranteed income | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
Until recently, I paid little attention to libertarians. Ron Paul's vision of people relying only on family, friends and neighbors for relief from disasters of Hurricane Katrina magnitude strikes me as sheer fantasy.
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How can we not afford a ‘basic annual income’? | Toronto Star

How can we not afford a ‘basic annual income’? | Toronto Star | Basic Income & Negative Income Tax | Scoop.it
What is most needed now in Canada is a basic income guarantee for working-age adults.
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