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A 2% Financial Wealth Tax Would Provide A $12,000 Annual Stipend To Every American Household

Careful analysis reveals a number of excellent arguments for the implementation of a Universal Basic Income. By Paul Buchheit Source: Nation of Change It’s not hard to envision the benefits in work opportunities, stress reduction, child care, entrepreneurial activity, and … Continue reading

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Newsletter: From Neoliberal Injustice To Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Source: Dissident Voice The work to transform society involves two parallel paths: resisting harmful systems and institutions and creating new systems and institutions to replace them. Our focus in this article is on positive work that … Continue reading

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The United States of Work

Employers exercise vast control over our lives, even when we’re not on the job. How did our bosses gain power that the government itself doesn’t hold? By Miya Tokumitsu Source: New Republic Work no longer works. “You need to acquire … Continue reading

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Will Robots Take Your Job?

By Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams Source: ROAR In recent months, a range of studies has warned of an imminent job apocalypse. The most famous of these—a study from Oxford—suggests that up to 47 percent of US jobs are at … Continue reading

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A Universal Basic Income Is The Bipartisan Solution To Poverty We’ve Been Waiting For

  What if the government simply paid everyone enough so that no one was poor? It’s an insane idea that’s gaining an unlikely alliance of supporters. By Ben Schiller Source: FastCoexist.com There’s a simple way to end poverty: the government … Continue reading

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A Libertarian Argument for Universal Basic Income

Political Authority and the Basic Income By Jessica Flanigan Source: Bleeding Heart Libertarians Lately I’ve been thinking about my reasons for endorsing a UBI, especially given that I also share Michael Huemer’s skepticism about political authority. Consider this case: (1) … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Start Believing Again – Why Basic Income Could and Should be the Next Global Political Movement

Source: Thought Infection Things change slowly and then all at once.  If there is one great consistency about change in the 21st century, it is that things seem to change almost imperceptibly right up until they become inevitable. Many good examples … Continue reading

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