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Americans Laugh and Cheer as Billionaire Fails to Guess the Price of Basic Household Items

The Ellen Show reminds us all that billionaires are really not like us.
Jordan Pearson
13 hours ago
Governance Structures
Governance Structures

Hillary Clinton Didn’t Propose Universal Basic Income Because Centrists Won’t Fix the Future

In 'What Happened,' Clinton says she considered a universal basic income, but "couldn't make the numbers work."
Jordan Pearson
9.14.17
basic income
basic income

Scotland Will Fund Basic Income Research, First Minister Says

Scotland joins the growing list of countries looking to test a basic income.
Jordan Pearson
9.5.17
fully automated luxury communism
fully automated luxury communism

Universal Basic Income Is the Path to an Entirely New Economic System

There will be robots.
Jordan Pearson
6.26.17
machines
machines

Click Here to Find Out If a Robot Will Take Your Job

The robots have their eyes on a lot of jobs. Is yours one?
Samantha Cole
5.30.17
Universal Basic Income
Universal Basic Income

For the Cost of Republican Tax Cuts, We Can Give Working Americans Up to $18,000 a Year

Instead of corporate tax cuts for big companies that can be used to create more robots, we could allow Americans to benefit from the wealth automation creates.
Gregory Ferenstein
5.8.17
suggestion box
suggestion box

How to Keep Our Robots, Lose Our Jobs, And Prosper

It's not as crazy as it sounds, but would require a fundamental shift.
Jordan Pearson
3.1.17
News
News

Why a Struggling Town Voted Against a Basic Income

Smiths Falls, Ontario seems like the perfect host for a pilot.
Jordan Pearson
12.22.16
News
News

Now Another Canadian Province Wants to Give Everybody Free Money

But there's a pretty big catch for PEI.
Jordan Pearson
12.7.16
politics
politics

The Case for Giving Everyone Free Money

Radio Motherboard dives into two universal basic income experiments that will soon start in the US.
Jason Koebler
6.9.16
News
News

100 People in Oakland Will Get Free Money as Part of a Basic Income Experiment

Y Combinator says it’ll give 100 people in Oakland between $1,000 and $2,000 a month to see if basic income can lessen the burden of automation.
Jason Koebler
5.31.16
short circuit
short circuit

The 'Robots Replacing Foxconn Workers' Story Is Less Sexy Than You Think

A former Foxconn executive explains why media reports heralding a robot takeover are overblown.
David Bixenspan
5.26.16