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What If Everyone Had a Free Basic Income?

What If Everyone Had a Free Basic Income?

What does wealth look like to you? Is it one hundred dollars? A thousand dollars? A million dollars? We can always go higher. In today’s world, the richest 1% of the population owns almost half of the world’s wealth. Well, let’s level the playing field and see what we get. This is ‘What If,’ and …

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 …

UBI: Should We Get Free Money From The Government?

UBI: Should We Get Free Money From The Government?

(upbeat electronic music) – Universal basic income. It seems like a pretty simple concept, right? A government gives every one of its citizens no matter you who are, the size of your salary, just enough money to afford the basics like food, the electricity bill, maybe even rent on a cheap apartment. In theory this …

Andrew Yang: A wealth tax is not the way to go

Andrew Yang: A wealth tax is not the way to go

NEIL: ALREADY COME A CROWDED FIELD THE NUMBER OF DEMOCRATS WHO HAVE ANNOUNCED THEY ARE GOING TO MAKE THE RUNNING FOR THE WHITE HOUSE. BEFORE WE HAVE THE DOZEN OR SO NOW AND MAYBE A DOZEN OR TWO DOZEN MORE CAN DO DURING A PRESIDENTIAL RUN OF THEIR RUN, THERE WAS THIS GUY, THE 2020 …