Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang is a dark horse contender for the Democratic nomination in 2020 and one of his proposals is getting a lot of attention. His idea is to pay everyone in the United States $1000 per month. It sounds great, right?
China's Social Credit System Is Coming To America ...Some well-informed Americans may be aware of China's horrifying "Social Credit System" that was recently unveiled as a method of eradicating any dissent in the totalitarian state. Essential
Italy's Five Star Movement has risen to global prominence more for the colorful oddness of its founder, the comedian Beppe Grillo, than for the seriousness of its populist policies.
High in the Himalayas, Sikkim is one of the tiniest states in India. But it is about to embark on an experiment of global interest.
Embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is forming a task force that will analyze whether the city should establish a so-called "universal basic income" program, as they Mayor seeks to salvage his legacy - currently associated with Chicago's horrendous
So when one particular "free lunch" idea is being pimped by a rogue's gallery of tyrants and billionaires--from Nobel Warmonger Barack Obama to rabid eugenicist Bill Gates to Facebook founder Mark Zucker-borg to serial scammer Elon Musk--you
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar is worried about the future. He is concerned that a coming wave of automation could put millions of people out of work and result in more extreme politics.
Annie Lowrey, the author of a new book on universal basic income says Trump should "shower people with money".
One solution to income inequality is giving out free cash, according to the British billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson.
Michael Tubbs, the 27-year-old mayor of Stockton, California, has a radical plan to combat poverty in his cash-strapped city: a "no strings" guaranteed basic income of $500 a month for its residents.
Technocrats around the world have been pushing for Universal Basic Income in order to offset the jobs to be lost to the robot revolution. Finland experimented with UBI and has now abandoned the project. The pros and cons are finally being revealed.
Technocrat propaganda is a sweeping success in America as citizens stampede toward 'free cash', or Universal Basic Income (UBI).
Political philosopher and economist Karl Widerquist remembers a poll from 10 years ago that showed just 12 percent of Americans approved of a universal basic income.
A UBI could very well evolve into a mechanism of central control.
New levy could deliver basic income of £10,000 for all to cut risk of job losses to robots
Residents to get $500 a month, no questions asked, as starting point
Wage stagnation. Rising housing prices. Loss of middle-class jobs. The looming threat of automation. These are some of the problems facing Stockton and its residents, but the city's mayor, Michael Tubbs, says his city is far from unique.
A routine trip to check the mail took an unexpected turn for Mika Ruusunen in November 2016. "I opened it and I didn't understand it at all, so I gave it to my wife and asked her what the heck is this," Ruusunen said.
The idea of free money being touted by Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg only demonstrates that they know nothing about humanity or economics.
This critique reveals the unintended consequences of UBI.
Users will "probably will be able to earn a good universal basic income," the company's founder says.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Supports Universal Basic Income.
Unfortunately, a welfare state by any other name is still a welfare state.
The latest insane idea from the political Left is called "Universal Basic Income." It's based on the idea that governments should pay everyone a basic "wage" for doing nothing, and it's justified by concern over robots replacing workers i
handouts for Americans...One by one, some of the biggest names in tech are publicly supporting the idea of giving cash handouts to all Americans.