Universal Basic Income

12 Jun 2023 – Commentary: Look beyond a universal basic income for answers to AI future

Published by rudy Date posted on June 12, 2023

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/commentary/ai-jobs-universal-basic-income-unemployment-support-3589421?cid=internal_sharetool_androidphone_06122023_cna

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An experiment to inform universal basic income

Published by rudy Date posted on September 15, 2020

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Four steps to making guaranteed income a reality in Latin America

Published by rudy Date posted on August 5, 2020

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A temporary basic income could curb Coronavirus in poor nations, U.N. says

Published by rudy Date posted on July 23, 2020

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Temporary Basic Income to protect the world’s poorest people could slow the surge in COVID-19 cases, says UNDP

Published by rudy Date posted on July 23, 2020

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THOUGHT LEADERS [ANALYSIS] Free money for every Filipino, at least during emergencies

Published by rudy Date posted on May 28, 2020

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[ANALYSIS] Free money for every Filipino, at least during emergencies

Published by rudy Date posted on May 28, 2020

‘Through universal basic income, every citizen above a certain age will be entitled to cash aid. That’s as straightforward a solution to poverty as one could get.’ by JC Punongbayan, 28 May 2020 Economists like to say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But this is the closest thing to it — and…

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Guy Standing on how lockdowns make the case for a basic income

Published by rudy Date posted on May 20, 2020

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Universal guaranteed income

Published by rudy Date posted on May 7, 2020

by Elfren S. Cruz (The Philippine Star), 7 May 2020 A universal basic income (UBI) is a guaranteed income sufficient to meet a person’s basic needs. While there may be different versions, the basic features would be that it is unconditional, automatic, non-withdrawable, individual, and is a right.

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Senior UN official calls for universal basic income to tackle growing inequality

Published by rudy Date posted on May 6, 2020

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Making universal basic income a reality

Published by rudy Date posted on April 10, 2020

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Could basic income protect livelihoods during the coronavirus crisis?

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on March 30, 2020

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Why legendary economists liked Universal Basic Income

Published by rudy Date posted on January 14, 2020

The idea wasn’t invented by today’s big-government left. It has intrigued thinkers from John Stuart Mill to Milton Friedman. By Stephen Mihm, Feb 19, 2019 Is socialism on the march in the U.S., as President Donald Trump warned in the State of the Union address this month? Hardly, but some recent proposals undoubtedly raised the…

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Making universal basic income a reality

Published by rudy Date posted on April 10, 2019

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Finland’s basic income experiment shows recipients are happier and more secure

Published by rudy Date posted on April 5, 2019

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Why legendary economists liked Universal Basic Income

Published by rudy Date posted on February 19, 2019

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Why legendary economists liked universal basic income

Published by rudy Date posted on February 14, 2019

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In Finland, money can buy you happiness

Published by rudy Date posted on February 9, 2019

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Tony Robbins: Robots will disrupt millions of jobs in the next 10 years—cash handouts may be the answer

Published by rudy Date posted on December 18, 2018

by Kathleen Elkins | @kathleen_elk 8:30 18 Dec 2018 Expect significant shifts in the working world over the next decade, says business strategist and No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Tony Robbins.

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Finland’s basic income test wasn’t ambitious enough

Published by rudy Date posted on April 26, 2018

The payments encouraged beneficiaries to take work that doesn’t pay a living wage. By Leonid Bershidsky, Apr 26, 2018 KELA, the Finnish social security agency, has failed to secure the funding it needs to extend its universal basic income experiment beyond this year. Although it’s sad that this grand leftist idea is suffering another setback,…

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Finland will end its experiment with universal basic income after a two-year trial

Published by rudy Date posted on April 24, 2018

By ELI MEIXLER, Apr 24, 2018 Finland has decided not to extend its trial in universal basic income, the first welfare experiment of its kind by a European government that gave citizens an unconditional monthly payment.

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The cost of universal basic income might be lower than you think

Published by rudy Date posted on July 24, 2017

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Why Mark Zuckerberg is advocating universal basic income in the US

Published by rudy Date posted on July 10, 2017

by Alex Heath, Business Insider, Jul 10, 2017 Mark Zuckerberg has increasingly been a vocal advocate of universal basic income, the economic system in which all people are given a free paycheck from the government, no questions asked.

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This is how a universal basic income can end financial exclusion

Published by rudy Date posted on July 6, 2017

by Leora Klapper, Lead Economist, The World Bank, Jul 6, 2017 The main argument for a universal basic income (UBI) is that it would reduce poverty and income inequality. Yet UBI advocates often overlook a range of other potential benefits. Digital UBI payments can bring people into the financial system and build their financial capability,…

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Universal Basic Income is no magic bullet against poverty, finds OECD

Published by rudy Date posted on June 15, 2017

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Iran introduced a basic income scheme, and something strange happened

Published by rudy Date posted on May 31, 2017

by Chris Weller, Business Insider, 31 May 2017 One of the biggest criticisms of basic income, a system of giving people modest salaries just for being alive, is that it discourages people from working. A new report on an ongoing cash-transfer program launched in 2011 in Iran may cast some doubt on the claim.

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Mark Zuckerberg calls for a universal basic income amid rumors of presidential bid by Facebook founder

Published by rudy Date posted on May 26, 2017

The idea would give anyone the space to try out new ideas by ANDREW GRIFFIN, May 26, 2017 Everyone should be paid a universal basic income, Mark Zuckerberg has said. The Facebook founder said that making sure everyone received basic pay would allow them to take more risks and try out new things, while knowing…

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What’s wrong with UBI?

Published by rudy Date posted on April 24, 2017

by Calum Chace, April 24, 2017 One out of three ain’t good Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a fashionable policy idea comprising three elements: it is universal, it is basic, and it is an income. Unfortunately, two of these elements are unhelpful, and to paraphrase Meatloaf, one out of three ain’t good.

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Universal basic income accelerates innovation by reducing our fear of failure

Published by rudy Date posted on February 14, 2017

Failure is not an option. Failure is the goal. And fear of failure is the enemy. By Scott Santens Almost two centuries ago an idea was born with such explanatory power that it created shock waves across all of human society and whose aftershocks we’re still feeling to this day. It’s so simple and yet…

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Elon Musk says governments will have to introduce ‘universal basic income’ for unemployed

Published by rudy Date posted on February 13, 2017

“What to do about mass unemployment is going to be a massive social challenge,” Musk says. BY RYAN BORT, Feb 13, 2017 Elon Musk has come under fire recently for his decision to remain on President Donald Trump’s economic advisory council and for his views concerning unionization. On Wednesday, however, he was focused on the…

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