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There is No Policy Proposal by Any 2020 Presidential Candidate More Progressive than Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend

Primary season has begun and as Trump marches toward a possible second term, a list of Democrats over 20-candidates-long is vying for the honor of being the one who prevents that from happening. One of those candidates, Andrew Yang [https://www.yang2020.com], has proposed a universal basic income [http:

There is No Policy Proposal by Any 2020 Presidential Candidate More Progressive than Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend
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‘Universal Basic Income Doesn’t Work’ Says New Prime Example of Fake News

Or How to Spot Disinformation in a World of Propaganda In April 2019, a report titled “Universal Basic Income: A Union Perspective [http://www.world-psi.org/sites/default/files/documents/research/en_ubi_full_report_2019.pdf] ” was paid for and published by Public Services International (PSI), a global trade

‘Universal Basic Income Doesn’t Work’ Says New Prime Example of Fake News
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Think Like a Martian About Money and Universal Basic Income (UBI)

My Keynote Speech at Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics Also available in Italian [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1buVgMEvXCLek4KJqUkpVtd9VMZc_hYQ9MrYtvT44Ejw/edit?usp=sharing] , Spanish [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iOONoNAtNxTmA248Wf8k067eAReX1wBP/view], and Korean [https://medium.com/@no_o_0/화성인처럼-생각하자-663dc7991ff1] Think like a Martian… That’s a

Think Like a Martian About Money and Universal Basic Income (UBI)
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What is There to Learn From Finland’s Basic Income Experiment? Did It Succeed or Fail?

Evaluating the Preliminary Results of a Partial UBI and Slightly Less Bureaucracy Update: Since I published this article, the official final report was released in early 2020. You can read a summary of the findings here [https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/public-and-social-sector/our-insights/an-experiment-to-inform-universal-basic-income] . After two years of experimentation within

What is There to Learn From Finland’s Basic Income Experiment? Did It Succeed or Fail?
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The Zombification of Intellectual Property and the Tool That Could Finally Reform It

How IP-Funded Basic Income Could Enrich the Public Domain You know what a zombie is, right? Do you know why you know? You know because of a mistake that threw Night of the Living Dead freely into the public domain, bypassing all standard copyright protections. Purely by accident, George Romero’

The Zombification of Intellectual Property and the Tool That Could Finally Reform It
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Doug Ford Cancelled Ontario’s Basic Income Pilot Experiment Because It Was Working

Ontario should demand the completion of the OBIP experiment in the name of empirical evidence and human research ethics Update: Since my publication of this article, two [https://labourstudies.mcmaster.ca/documents/southern-ontarios-basic-income-experience.pdf] surveys [https://assets.nationbuilder.com/bicn/pages/42/attachments/original/1551664357/BICN_-_Signposts_to_Success.

Doug Ford Cancelled Ontario’s Basic Income Pilot Experiment Because It Was Working
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What We Need to Truly Thrive: Democracy and Unconditional Basic Income (UBI)

The text below is a speech I wrote for a keynote in Ireland for DemCon 2018. The PowerPoint I created for it is also available here [https://www.slideshare.net/ScottSantens/unconditional-basic-income-and-democracy] . > “Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration.” — Frank Herbert, Dune Fear… About

What We Need to Truly Thrive: Democracy and Unconditional Basic Income (UBI)
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The Future of the Labor Movement Rests on the Achievement of Universal Basic Income

Today is May Day and International Workers Day and Labour Day, and beyond recognizing the past victories of the labor movement in achieving milestones like the 8-hour day and the 40-hour week, we really need to talk about the future of the labor movement in a world increasingly automated by

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It's Time for Technology to Serve All Humankind with Universal Basic Income (UBI)

The text below is a speech I wrote for a keynote in Sweden in late 2017. The PowerPoint is downloadable [https://www.slideshare.net/ScottSantens/cutting-the-gordian-knot-of-technological-unemployment] , as is a video recording [https://vimeo.com/242456791] of the speech itself. This article has been translated into: French, [https://www.revenudebasevilleray.com/

It's Time for Technology to Serve All Humankind with Universal Basic Income (UBI)
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This Idea Can Literally Change the World: Universal Basic Income Through Carbon Pricing

A Bipartisan Free Market Solution to Climate Change Through Atmospheric Justice September 2, 2021 update: It’s been almost four years now since I originally wrote this article. Currently a huge reconciliation bill is working its way through Congress [https://citizensclimatelobby.org/climate-policy-in-budget-reconciliation/] with a portion of the bill meant

This Idea Can Literally Change the World: Universal Basic Income Through Carbon Pricing