Round Up: Universal Basic Income links

Make Poverty History poster - Basic Income
Credit: Photo by Russell Higgs

This is a collection of articles and information that I have found about Basic Income, gathered here for convenience. It is not presented in any particular order.

Open Democracy – Through the eyes of a benefits adviser: a plea for a basic income

The New York Times – Switzerland’s Proposal to Pay People for Being Alive

Red Pepper – Time for a Basic Income

Huffington Post – Let’s Close Down the DWP

New Statesman – The most universal benefit of them all

A  Town Without Poverty?

Video – A Town Without Poverty

The Economist – The cheque is in the mail

Business Insider – There’s A Way To Give Everyone In America An Income That Conservatives And Liberals Can Both Love

Ars Technica – Androids are going to take our jobs, and that’s great!

European Citizens’ Initiative for an Unconditional Basic Income

Pieria – Basic Income Vs Capitalism

Pieria – The Wastefullness of Automation

Video – Basic Income, a new human right

Counterpunch – Taking It to the Streets in Spain

A Latent Existence – Basic Income will solve unemployment

A Latent Existence – Why does everyone have to work?

Guaranteed minimum income: how much would it cost? 

Coppola Comment – Economic equivalence: job guarantee and basic income

New York Times – Paul Krugman: Sympathy for the Luddites

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