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Do I Need to File a Tax Return?

Do I Need to File a Tax Return?

Do I Need to File a Tax Return? Filing your taxes can be confusing, but there are many reasons you should file. This video will help you understand whether and why you should file your taxes this year. Reasons to File a Tax Return First, the law requires people with a certain amount of income …

Automated Economy Explained: Mechanics of a Basic Income

Automated Economy Explained: Mechanics of a Basic Income

In 122 BC, Gaius Gracchus initiated a policy that would later be known as “Bread and Circuses.” Roman landowners had slowly but surely replaced their workers with cheap slaves from the colonies. This resulted in high unemployment of the Roman population. As the empire found itself in a situation where production flourished but the population …

Universal Basic Income Becoming Reality?

Universal Basic Income Becoming Reality?

ONE OF THE BIG PICTURE PROGRESSIVE IDEAS THAT HAS BEEN OFTEN THEORIZED AND DISCUSSED BUT RARELY PUT INTO PRACTICE IS THE IDEA OF A BASIC INCOME, BUT ANOTHER EXPERIMENT IN BASIC INCOME IS ABOUT TO BE STARTED RIGHT NOW IN FINLAND WHERE THEY WILL BE TESTING IT OUT WITH ABOUT 2000 OF THEIR CITIZENS. THE …