Universal Basic Income

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Basic Income Is Already Transforming Life and Work In a Postindustrial Canadian City

In Hamilton, Ontario, a basic income pilot is improving individual lives—but bureaucratic pitfalls and tepid goals can limit its potential.
Jordan Pearson
4.23.18
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
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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
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
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
Apple

Why an ‘Assembled in America’ iPhone Won’t Bring Back Skilled Manufacturing Jobs

It’s going to take a lot more than a trade war with China to stop forces like automation from transforming manufacturing.
Alasdair Allan
11.16.16
Opinion

Eliminating Money, Taxes, and Ownership Will Bring Forth Technoutopia

Visiting futurist Jacque Fresco, whose magnum opus is The Venus Project, a 21-acre Central Florida Eden with white dome-shaped buildings that Meadows and he hand built over three and a half decades.
Zoltan Istvan
10.13.16
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
Opinion

Technology Will Replace the Need for Big Government

Twenty-five years into the future, we may have little reason to call any government service employee whatsoever.
Zoltan Istvan
5.10.16
Opinion

How to End Death and Taxes

What's the point of taxes if no one works?
Zoltan Istvan
3.8.16
Bitcoin

How Bitcoin Could Make Distributing a Universal Basic Income Actually Possible

Future robots will nab your job, but cryptocurrency could save your income.
Alyssa Hertig
8.12.15