VIDEO: “Transitions for Society: Job Guarantee and Basic Income”
October 31, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Craig Axford “Transitions for Society: Job Guarantee and Basic Income”, Prosocial Progress Foundation, October 14, 2014 [more]


INTERVIEW: Congressional Candidate Ian Schlakman on His Call for a Basic Income Guarantee or “Social Security for All”
October 31, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Scott Santens] As reported here earlier this month, Green Party candidate for Congress Ian Schlakman of Maryland’s Second Congressional District has made the Basic Income Guarantee a major issue in [more]


UNITED STATES: “Your Guide to the 2014 US Elections”
October 30, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Craig Axford] To learn which candidates that support a basic income may be running in your area, use the links provided here. “Your Guide to the 2014 US Elections”, Basic Income Now, Oct [more]


Chris Giles, Sarah O’Connor, Claire Jones and Ben McLannahan, “Pay pressure”
October 30, 2014 - Basic Income News
This is a roundtable discussion of potential solutions to stagnant wage growth. One of the participants puts forth a universal basic income, paid monthly, as the optimal solution. Chris Giles, Sarah [more]


VIDEO: Joy Sun, “TED Talk: Should you donate differently?”
October 29, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] In this TED Talk, Sun discusses current methods of delivering aid to countries facing extreme poverty, citing years of experience in Africa to paint a picture of what’s wrong with [more]


Charlie Hallam, “Why a citizen’s income is essential for real democracy”
October 29, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Craig Axford] In this post the author shares his fantasies about some of the many political activities he might find the time and energy for if only he had a little more of the kind of economic [more]


Don Arthur, “Why can’t we have a simple welfare system?”
October 29, 2014 - Basic Income News
The author outlines the technical and political challenges in regards to enacting a basic income. Don Arthur, “Why can’t we have a simple welfare system?”, Australian Review of Public Affairs, [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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