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Understanding Pandemic Inflation: How to Best Reduce and Alleviate It

It would be a mistake to misdiagnose our inflation as mostly a demand problem instead of mostly a supply problem. This post can be read on the Humanity Forward [https://humanityforward.com/2021/11/understanding-pandemic-inflation-how-to-best-reduce-and-alleviate-it/] blog. Understanding Pandemic Inflation: How to Best Reduce and Alleviate It“It would be a

Understanding Pandemic Inflation: How to Best Reduce and Alleviate It
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New on Vocal: Why We Need Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and Why It Needs Universal Basic Income (UBI)

It's published!!! At just shy of 14,000 words, my latest article is the closest thing to writing a book that I've done so far. Despite its length, it's still meant to be readable like an enjoyable book, and not a heavy academic slog that no one will read. I

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Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation?

An answer to the response to the answer to the growing question of the 21st century By far, the most common concern in regards to my first article on Medium about the idea of an unconditional basic income [https://medium.com/working-life/why-should-we-support-the-idea-of-an-unconditional-basic-income-8a2680c73dd3] was that all prices would inevitably go

Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation?
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Unearned Income and the Velocity of Money

Two lesser known variables in the inflation equation Exhibit D of Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation? [https://medium.com/basic-income/wouldnt-unconditional-basic-income-just-cause-massive-inflation-fe71d69f15e7] Two lesser known economic concerns among those who know of them, are possible differences in how we perceive the value of money depending on how

Unearned Income and the Velocity of Money
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Supply and Demand Variables

How not all basic income effects lead to rising prices Exhibit B of Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation? [https://medium.com/basic-income/wouldnt-unconditional-basic-income-just-cause-massive-inflation-fe71d69f15e7] To inform inflationary fears on a more academic basis, it’s important to understand the basic variability of supply and demand and how

Supply and Demand Variables
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Evidence and More Evidence of the Effect on Inflation of Free Money

From Alaska to Kuwait and Beyond Exhibit A of Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation? [https://medium.com/basic-income/wouldnt-unconditional-basic-income-just-cause-massive-inflation-fe71d69f15e7] It’s not like we don’t have any evidence of what happens when a lot of money is given universally to a lot of people. Consider

Evidence and More Evidence of the Effect on Inflation of Free Money
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Google Homes and WikiHouses

Disruptive ideas that can transform housing markets Exhibit C of Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation? [https://medium.com/basic-income/wouldnt-unconditional-basic-income-just-cause-massive-inflation-fe71d69f15e7] Being that many of us spend the greatest portion of our incomes in one place on rent and that they seem to just go up and

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Alaska vs. the U.S. Before and After Existence of the Yearly Alaskan Dividend

Every year every qualifying resident of Alaska receives an annual dividend provided by the Alaska Permanent Fund [https://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/karl-widerquist/alaska-model-citizens-income-in-practice] . The most recent payout was $1,884 in 2014, for every man, woman, and child in Alaska. The first payout of $1,000 occurred in 1982.