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Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam
UBI really just turns us from stakeholders or even citizens to mere consumers.
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2 days ago by imaginaryfriend
YC Research on basic income
Y Combinator Research is undertaking a ground-breaking research project to
measure the impact of a basic income in the United States.
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4 days ago by jajoosam
Is the World Ready for a Guaranteed Basic Income? - Freakonomics Freakonomics
The gist: a lot of full-time jobs in the modern economy simply don’t pay a living wage. And even those jobs may be obliterated by new technologies. What’s to be done so that financially vulnerable people aren’t just crushed? It may finally be time for an idea that economists have promoted for decades: a guaranteed basic income.
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4 days ago by jajoosam
Universal Basic Income Explained – Free Money for Everybody? UBI - YouTube
What is UBI? How would free money change our lives. Kurzgesagt Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cRUQxz Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get...
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4 days ago by jajoosam
Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam
In 2016, I was invited to Uber’s headquarters (then in San Francisco) to talk about the failings of the digital economy and what could be done about it. Silicon Valley firms are the only corporations…
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4 days ago by jajoosam
Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam
To my surprise, the audience seemed to share my concerns. They’re not idiots, and the negative effects of their operations were visible everywhere they looked. Then an employee piped up with a surprising question: “What about UBI?”

Wait a minute, I thought. That’s my line
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4 days ago by jomc

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