Tag: universal basic income

Can Universal Basic Income / Social Democracy Fix America’s Inequality? | Jeffrey Sachs

There’s a proposal around that’s got a lot of interest called universal basic income where everybody is guaranteed at least a certain level of income in the society. Some free market economists like Milton Friedman talked about a negative income tax which in effect had the same features of guaranteeing a certain level of income for everybody as a base....

Why you are wrong about Universal Basic Income | The power of AI within the hands of the few

The amount of common euphoria and uncritical reception of an idea so big as universal basic income makes me question how many people realize nothing good exists without condition. Somehow we are supposed to trust huge corporations whose sole intention has always been consolidation of wealth and economic power to the point nothing and nobody can question their dominance. Corporations...

There is No Policy Proposal More Progressive than Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend

There is No Policy Proposal by Any 2020 Presidential Candidate More Progressive than Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend Primary season has begun and as Trump marches toward a possible second term, a list of Democrats over 20-candidates-long is vying for the honor of being the one who prevents that from happening. One of those candidates, Andrew Yang, has proposed a universal...

Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang’s Campaign for Universal Basic Income | The Daily Show

There are now 15 Democrats running in the primary. That’s so many people. Look at all those faces. Look at all of those faces! They’ve got enough people to start the world’s worst soccer team. And because there are so many Democrats running, many Democratic voters are wondering, “How do I know which one to choose?” Well, for Ronny Chieng,...