But the U.S. is also the only rich country in the world where the mortality rate has been going up, not down. Much of that trend is driven by men without college degrees in America’s heartland, according to Brookings. "...and almost 20% of prime aged males are out of the labor force"
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How Taxes On The Wealthy Have Fallen Over The Past 70 Years in America
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American workers are being forced to tip their work collegues so the corporations can call them all tipped workers and invoke tipped worker laws that allow them to pay reduced minimum wage at $2-13ph.
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Stop Thinking You Know Everything, Boss: 3 Steps on How to Value Your Employees More
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Housing as a Commodity
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The government is going to seize $12,666,191,701.00 of El Chapo's illegally obtained funds.
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The Original UBI
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Andrew Yang "Reason Trump Is President Is Because We Automated Away 4 Million Manufacturing Jobs!"
submitted 5 months ago by Orangutan from (youtube.com)
Millions Of Jobs Have Been Lost To Automation. Economists Weigh In On What To Do About It
submitted 5 months ago by Orangutan from (forbes.com)
What do poor people in India think about direct cash transfers? They would prefer healthcare and nutrition spending.
submitted 8 months ago by UmamiTofu from (brookings.edu)
I'm against Basic Income funded by taxation. It's got to be funded by a wealth fund, or else by printing money
submitted 8 months ago by Gracehoper from (self.BasicIncome)
Andrew Yang Speaks at National Action Network 2019 Convention: "Things Are Even Worse Than You Think They Are"
submitted 8 months ago by Orangutan from (youtube.com)
A whopping $1.5 trillion in reserves are now sitting in Fed reserve accounts. We, the taxpayers, are paying $36 billion annually to private banks for the privilege of parking their excess reserves at one of the most secure banks in the world — parking them, rather than lending them out.
submitted 8 months ago by Orangutan from (truthdig.com)
Universal Basic Income: UBI Pilot Programs Around the World "Automation and AI are changing economies all over the world, and the idea of income for work needs to change with them"
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Why are millennials burned out? Capitalism: Millennials are bearing the brunt of the economic damage wrought by late-20th-century capitalism. All these insecurities — and the material conditions that produced them — have thrown millennials into a state of perpetual panic
submitted 8 months ago by Orangutan from (vox.com)
Review of Universal Basic Income. Includes a description of what it is, what programs it can replace (and which it can't replace), and how to pay for it. Also includes an example of providing a $12,000 UBI to everyone.
submitted 9 months ago by Orangutan from (youtube.com)
If you're interested, here are some in-depth interviews with participants of the Ontario Basic Income Pilot
Crapitalism - YouTube Channel including Rutger Bregman, Martin Luther King Jr., and Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang.
"I Voted for Mr. Trump... I'll Have to Follow You Now." | Andrew Yang isn’t a politician. He’s an entrepreneur who knows how the economy works—and he’s terrified about the growing automation of American jobs. That’s why he’s running for President as a Democrat in 2020.
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Andrew Yang: "I was invited to meet with Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, by a friend. Richard is one of the most prominent leaders who has already come out in favor of Universal Basic Income (others include Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Albert Wenger, and more)."
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Finland's result on its UBI experiment: people don't shirk work. And it increases trust, health & wellbeing
submitted 10 months ago by Orangutan from (thealternative.org.uk)
Joe Rogan Experience #1245 - Andrew Yang
Abandoning Wage Slavery (And The Illusion of Social Power) - 2 Hour radio show on Basic Income
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Preliminary results of the Finnish basic income experiment: self-perceived wellbeing improved, during the first year the employment level has been similar to control group (which has been subject to conditional social security)
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First results of Finland's basic income experiment to be published on 8 February 2019
submitted 10 months ago by Orangutan from (kela.fi)
Universal Basic Income Is Easier Than It Looks
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The Monsters, Inc. Argument for Unconditional Basic Income
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What Native American Nations can teach us about universal basic income | We often talk about the desire for more trials and programs that give people unconditional cash, but one has been going on for decades: per capita payments in Sovereign Native American Nations.
submitted 1 year ago by Orangutan from (basicincomepodcast.com)
The National League of Cities (NLC), an organization serving the interests of 19000 cities, towns and villages across the United States territory, has released, in a partnership with the Stanford Basic Income Lab (BIL), a basic income report to serve as guide to piloting UBI in cities.
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Study: Universal Basic Income Would Be Rocket Fuel For The US Economy
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Alaska universal basic income doesn't increase unemployment
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We are one human family. The TPTB desperately try to keep us divided, so they can remain in power: The “allegory of the spoons” teaches us that when we struggle to feed only ourselves, everyone goes hungry. But when we focus on our neighbor’s hunger, we discover there are ways to feed everyone.
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Alaska Permanent Fund
Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China.
submitted 1 year ago by Orangutan from (abcnews.go.com)
"Governments have to consider stronger social safety nets, including eventually Universal Basic Income."—Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres at the opening of the 73rd UN General Assembly this morning
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The US government is sending free money in the equivalent of $23,000 to each Jewish family in Israel. Every year. For ten years...
Four Unusual Online Money-Making Hacks
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Ontario Basic Income Experiment Payments Extended to March 31, 2019
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Forget profit. It’s love and fun that drive innovation.
submitted 1 year ago by Orangutan from (theguardian.com)
Almost half of Americans can't pay for their basic needs - CBS News
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White Americans support welfare programs — but only for themselves, says new research: New study shows they love government support programs — that is, only if they’re the beneficiaries
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James Corbett & Melody Cedarstrom discuss Universal Basic Income and the potential fears they have about such a system being implemented in a society such as China or even the U.S.A.
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For the few people reading this who've never heard of UBI, it refers to a program in which every* citizen receives a periodic payment from the government with no strings attached* (*more on these asterisks in a moment).
submitted 1 year ago by Orangutan from (steemit.com)
Why do some in the tech community support universal basic income? They’re ‘terrified’ about the future.
submitted 1 year ago by Orangutan from (recode.net)
Elon Musk: Free cash handouts from the government ‘will be necessary’ if robots take humans' jobs | Billionaire tech titan Elon Musk has been tweeting quite a lot of late — about everything from his philosophical mentors (Douglas Adams and Isaac Asimov) to his political leanings (he's a socialist).
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Bill Cimbrelo: The 1% have us so well trained, we're not even DEMANDING a THRIVING wage. We're so broken and brainwashed, we're willing to settle for a mere 'living wage'. WTF is wrong with us? I mean SERIOUSLY!? We outnumber these ppl by the millions & we're ok just subsisting? #FlushCongress
A new examination of the Alaska Permanent Fund's, a $61-billion communal resource backed by oil, which has been running for more than 35 years, economic impact shows that the universal payments didn't incite people to quit their jobs and actually increased part-time work.
submitted 1 year ago by Orangutan from (futurism.com)
Elon Musk: Robots will take your jobs, government will have to pay your wage
One-third of American households can’t afford food, shelter or medical care — Meanwhile, people in the top 1% control a growing share of the nation’s wealth.
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Why is it easier to blame 150,000,000 Americans being 'lazy' rather than 400 Americans being greedy.
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Bernie: "Here's my $70 billion plan for free college" — Congress: "There's no money for that... OK now let's add $80 billion to the Pentagon budget"
Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Says - The U.S. has wasted over $14 trillion on warfare over the past three decades — money that, could’ve been invested in domestic infrastructure and programs for the American people.
The UK's largest union with 1.42 million members, Unite, has just voted to join the movement for basic income by actively campaigning for it.
The Oligarchs’ ‘Guaranteed Basic Income’ Scam
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