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Daily Kos: Future Politics: The Automated Workforce and the Universal Living Wage

Daily Kos: Future Politics: The Automated Workforce and the Universal Living Wage | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
An increasing volume of news coverage has been exploring how advances in automation are outmatching human workers in both brawn and brains. In the past month, a three -part series in the Associated ...
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Reflecting on Basic Income
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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Why Basic Income Should Be Lib Dem Policy

Why Basic Income Should Be Lib Dem Policy | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Over the last 70 years, an inexorable long-term structural change has taken place in the economy. Source: ONS, defining ‘labour income’= wages + self-employed earnings   It’s very clear that aggregate ‘labour income’ (=wages + self-employed earnings) has declined compared to consumer expenditure, with a turning point in 1995, such that From 1948 t
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AI-driven unemployment in Hong Kong can be offset by a tax on profits generated by robots

AI-driven unemployment in Hong Kong can be offset by a tax on profits generated by robots | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Scott Cheng and David Ketchum say the Hong Kong government must reckon with the impact of artificial intelligence on human employment. One way to do this would be to amend the tax regime, by taxing profits generated from using robots
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Andrew Yang Wants You To Vote For A $1,000-A-Month Basic Income In 202

Andrew Yang Wants You To Vote For A $1,000-A-Month Basic Income In 202 | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
The entrepreneur presidential candidate sees a wave of automation coming that’s going to take enough jobs to require a major national response–and he wants to be in the White House to implement it.
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Natalie Bennett: ‘People need security, which universal basic income offers’ | Varsity

Natalie Bennett: ‘People need security, which universal basic income offers’ | Varsity | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Eleanor Salter talks to the former leader of the Green Party about universal basic income, the EU, and Corbyn’s Labour
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Universal Basic Income: the path that unites ideologies

… giving a dividend for all individuals through a guaranteed income program is possible and efficient, and enforces the aggregate demand, accelerating the economy.
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Why manufacturing jobs aren't likely to return

Why manufacturing jobs aren't likely to return | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Will manufacturing jobs return to the United States? New research suggests the answer is no. "The world has changed."
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Rutger Bregman on Radical Ideas and Why They Still Matter

We have taken huge steps towards tackling some of the biggest threats that have afflicted humanity throughout history, and in many ways our lives have neve
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Universal Basic Income: Half of Americans Think Government Should Pay Workers Who Lose Out to Artificial Intelligence

Universal Basic Income: Half of Americans Think Government Should Pay Workers Who Lose Out to Artificial Intelligence | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Estimates suggest that almost half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of being replaced by AI.
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Cash for all: Support mounts for universal basic income programs

Cash for all: Support mounts for universal basic income programs | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
More Americans are on board with programs that would provide regular checks, regardless of employment.
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The Tech Moguls Driving Mass Layoffs in the Economy Want Universal Basic Income as a Cure—Should Progressives Be Cheering?

The Tech Moguls Driving Mass Layoffs in the Economy Want Universal Basic Income as a Cure—Should Progressives Be Cheering? | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
UBI is having a moment in the upper echelons of thought leadership.
Driverless cars! 
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Time Will Tell If Basic Income Is Worth Exploring

Time Will Tell If Basic Income Is Worth Exploring | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
With millions of Americans out of work, underemployed, and living in poverty, an experiment in basic income seeks to address these issues.
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More Americans now support a universal basic income

More Americans now support a universal basic income | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
More Americans are on board with programs that would provide regular checks, regardless of employment.
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Philippe Van Parijs: ‘Basic income is real freedom for all’

Philippe Van Parijs: ‘Basic income is real freedom for all’ | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Interview. Philippe Van Parijs, the famous basic income theorist, presented his latest book in Italy: “Basic income: A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy.”   “Italy is a country full of contradictions: It has sun for nine months a year, and with a basic income people would lay down, would sit and eat pasta with tomatoes,” said Elsa Fornero, former Italian labor minister, in 2012. I put this classic objection to Philippe Van Parijs, the well-known philosopher of basic income, who co-wrote with Yannick Vanderborght the monumental book Basic Income: A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and
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The Conversation About Basic Income is a Mess. Here's How to Make Sense of It.

The Conversation About Basic Income is a Mess. Here's How to Make Sense of It. | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Its time we treat UBI as the messy fabric that it is.
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We democratised money so people automatically generate money every hour of every day they are alive would that focus capitalism on human wellbeing? : whatif

We democratised money so people automatically generate money every hour of every day they are alive would that focus capitalism on human wellbeing? : whatif | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
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Should we introduce a universal basic income?

Basic Income Earth Network's Louise Haagh, Technical University of Lisbon's Francisco Louçã, and Fast company's Ciara Byrne debate the increasingly popula
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UBI will change Voter Participation, Community Service, and Citizenship as a Whole: : BasicIncome

UBI will change Voter Participation, Community Service, and Citizenship as a Whole: : BasicIncome | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
2017 was a big year for the basic income movement, Scoot Santens wrapped the year up with an article stating, “Someday we will look bac
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A New Chart Conclusively Proves That Automation is a Serious Threat

A New Chart Conclusively Proves That Automation is a Serious Threat | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Automation is going to save companies millions, but at a great cost to workers. We must work on solutions before the job market becomes unrecognizable.
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Universal Basic Income Could Help D.C.'s Poorest Get By, But Can The City Afford It?

Universal Basic Income Could Help D.C.'s Poorest Get By, But Can The City Afford It? | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
A new study from the D.C. Council finds that even a $15 minimum wage isn't enough for a resident to live on, and that providing a basic minimum income — basically a cash payment with no strings attached — could cost anywhere from $380 million to $9 billion a year.
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Free money? Majority of Millennials now favor universal basic income, poll finds

Free money? Majority of Millennials now favor universal basic income, poll finds | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
The idea of providing a universal basic income to people who have lost their jobs to new technologies is now popular with nearly half of Americans and more than half of Millennials, a Gallup poll published this week found.
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Is universal basic income a human right?

Is universal basic income a human right? | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Billionaires Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates all believe the rise of AI will mean the elimination of jobs and the necessity of a universal basic income. What do you think?
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OECD warns Finland against going ahead with basic income plan - Xinhua | English.news.cn

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How Nixon was dissuaded from introducing a universal basic income | Letters | Society | The Guardian

How Nixon was dissuaded from introducing a universal basic income | Letters | Society | The Guardian | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Letters: Things might have turned out differently had President Nixon not been reminded of Speenhamland, says David Beake. Plus Mike Higgins on how today’s student loan system shows the feasibility of the sort of large taxation shift necessary for a UBI
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VIDEO: “Why everybody's suddenly talking about Universal Basic Income” | Basic Income News

VIDEO: “Why everybody's suddenly talking about Universal Basic Income” | Basic Income News | Reflecting on Basic Income | Scoop.it
Andrew Murphy Davis is a young producer of documentaries and network news, who has started The Millennial Project. This project has been developing since 2015 and aims at “activating a unique millennial voice in American politics”. Andrew, as the main driver behind The Millennial Project, has recently taken an interest on basic income, and released a video about it. This
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Universal Basic Income has just been added to the 2018 California Democratic Party Platform

"All people deserve the opportunity to pursue the American Dream and have the financial resources to live in economic security. We support efforts to enact programs, such as a guaranteed government jobs program and a universal basic income/rent or housing to eliminate poverty while improving prospects to secure good jobs that help people climb the economic ladder." Source: https://www.cadem.org/our-party/standing-committees/body/CDP-Cmte-2018-Platform-DRAFT-18-02-23.pdf
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