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EU universal income must be 'seriously considered' as rise of robots threatens mass unemployment, say MEPs...
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MEPs have warned European countries must seriously consider introducing a general basic income to prepare for wide scale unemployment that could come as a result of robots taking over manual jobs.
By rjx32 on 2017-01-19 00:11 UTC
Universal Basic Income May Soon Be A Reality In Scotland...
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Scotland may be the first in the United Kingdom to test out a basic income for each and every citizen after two local municipalities consider a trial run
By rjx32 on 2017-01-03 17:20 UTC
The Indian government is about to endorse giving all its citizens free money...
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Guy Standing told BI that the Indian government will release a report in January which says the idea is 'feasible' and 'basically the way forward.'
By rjx32 on 2017-01-03 17:19 UTC
Guaranteed basic income for all: An idea whose time has come?...
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The idea that the state should provide all of its citizens with money to sustain a basic cost of living has gained traction across the political spectrum. Will it soon break into the mainstream?
By rjx32 on 2016-12-29 18:09 UTC
Everyone's Talking About This Simple Solution To Ending Poverty By Just Giving People Free Money...
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In 2012, there were 179 million Americans between the ages of 21 and 65 (when Social Security would kick in). The poverty line was $11,945. Thus, giving each working-age American a basic income equal to the poverty line would cost $2.14 trillion. For some comparison, U.S. GDP was almost $16
By rjx32 on 2016-12-20 05:43 UTC
Basic income makes more sense than ever in the Trump era...
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Donald Trump's best move to create economic prosperity isn't trying to salvage manufacturing jobs. It's to embrace basic income.
By rjx32 on 2016-12-20 03:23 UTC
About half of Americans support giving residents up to $2000 a month when robots take their jobs...
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A survey gives some early insight into how U.S. residents feel about universal basic income.
By rjx32 on 2016-12-20 01:44 UTC
Finland will give some unemployed citizens a basic income...
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Now the question is whether they'll stay unemployed. Libertarians see it as a means of shrinking government by consolidating social service programs. Liberals envision it as a way to remove the stigma of public assistance
By rjx32 on 2016-12-20 01:14 UTC, Edited: 2016-12-20 01:20 UTC

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