Simsa0, “Towards an Economy of the World-Ingrained Self”
July 26, 2014 - Basic Income News
Introduction: “We do economy as if we were not part of the world. And in a terrifying sense, we are not. But accepting this means to abandon all hope that capitalism might be reformed or some other [more]


Guillaume Thoreau, “Free-to-play”
July 26, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] Thoreau examines game economies and tries to find real world solutions for the real economy from these games.  Thoreau focuses mainly on two possible crossovers from games to reality: [more]


Albert Wenger, “More On Basic Income (and Robots)”
July 25, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] Wenger writes this post in response to a piece written by Marc Andreessen in which Andreessen discusses the impact of technology on the workforce in the future.  Wenger agrees with [more]


INTERVIEW: Heidi Laura interviews Karl Widerquist
July 24, 2014 - Basic Income News
Heidi Laura, of Danish Weekendavisen, conducted this interview (by email) with Karl Widerquist in late February 2014. She used only parts of the interview for her article in Weekendavisen, and she [more]


Charlie Joslin, “Basic Income, Twitter, and Cake”
July 24, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] In this blog post, Joslin gives an overview of some of the major arguments for a basic income.  He also manages to compare it to Twitter and utilizes a metaphor comparing a basic income [more]


Anne Ryan, “Cultivating sustainable and ethical prosperity with basic income”
July 23, 2014 - Basic Income News
Introduction: “This paper examines the role of basic income in constructing a dynamic, diverse and democratic social economy. ‘Basic income’ or BI is shorthand for a regular, sufficient and [more]


CYPRUS: Significant step toward a Basic Income Guarantee
July 22, 2014 - Basic Income News
The national parliament of Cyprus has introduced a policy with a name that translates as “guaranteed minimum income” or “minimum guaranteed income.” The name sounds like a Basic Income [more]


Editorial: The Basic Income Guarantee Becomes a Rorschach Test in the U.S. Media
January 27, 2014 - Basic Income Guarantee Blog
The Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) recently became a part of a flurry of discussion on the internet and in the media, when Jesse A. Myerson, of Rolling Stone Magazine, included it in a list of “Five [more]


ALASKA, USA: The Alaska Permanent Fund recovers from the financial crisis as worries continue about future revenues
December 2, 2013 - Alaska Dividend Blog
On October 3, 2013, most Alaskans received their yearly dividend check—Alaska’s small, nearly unconditional, and nearly universal basic income. This year the dividend was $900, up slightly from [more]


Important study finds that giving money without conditions to the poor increases both employment and wages
August 12, 2013 - Basic Income Guarantee Blog
A randomized field study recently conducted in Uganda found that giving money to people without conditions actually increases both how much they work and how much they earn per hour. ... [more]


Future of the Alaska Dividend in the balance during oil tax fight
July 31, 2013 - Alaska Dividend Blog
The future of Alaska’s small basic income guarantee, the Alaska Dividend, is in the background while a fight is going on over the state’s oil tax policy. The Alaska Dividend is a small basic [more]


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