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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EluxCgnQVzg&language=en Lots of people are talking about Universal Basic Income: the idea that every citizen deserves a minimum income by right. But this focus on rights neglects one of the most important characteristics of being a citizen: our duties to the state. In this wide-ranging and historically eye-opening talk, Raf Manji explores why we definitely need a Universal Basic Income...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCCG81UbruY&language=en People predict that the age of insecurity is coming, but the age of insecurity is already here for many. We are beginning to look for new systems that support the whole of our humanity - such as caring for our families, contributing to our local communities and improving ourselves - on top of our basic capacity to work. Anthony...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPA0qoem-hQ   The welfare state, built for a different age, is crumbling. As films such as ‘I, Daniel Blake‘ have vividly demonstrated, a system designed to support and protect people at moments of vulnerability in their lives has been warped into one which uses sanctions to punish and control. As wages have stagnated, jobs have changed and incomes have been unpredictable,...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3YbZs-tu-I&language=en Rising income inequality and the threat of automation have given the basic income, an old idea, new wings. Everyone -- Silicon Valley technologists, social justice justice activists, even some conservative thought leaders -- thinks that the moment has come to guarantee each citizen enough to cover their basic needs. In this TEDx talk, Sebastian Johnson lays out the case...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQcFJ_o3jpw&language=en Astha Kapoor, a public strategist talks about Universal Basic Income and how ideas need to be tested and nurtured before reaching its conclusion. Astha Kapoor is a public-policy strategy consultant working on financial inclusion and digital payments. A Master from Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands, she is currently associated with MicroSave with a focus on G2P payments .Her work...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQNtu4kpd64&language=en What do you get when you ask the founder of one of the world's most significant HR Firms about the future of work? A completely unintuitive answer that speaks to the revolution in the world of work and a passionate case for an idea whose time has come. Rudy is passionate about creating jobs that matter. He revolutionized the...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBWsmoy5Re4&language=en By providing an economic floor for everyone in Canada, basic or guaranteed income would simplify and streamline our income security system, lower rates of poverty and inequality, and would enable us to advance environmental sustainability in the context of a steady state economy. Dr. Mulvale worked in community development in social agencies in southern Ontario for a number of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPHOvuZmCG4&language=en   To Olivier, today's common perception of work as a burden we must bear to finance our living is one of the biggest misconceptions of our time. Looking at the past and present of work life, he illustrates why he strongly believes that rethinking work may unlock an immense hidden potential in our society. Video credits: Eva Hoffmann & Dana...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2aBKnr3Ep4&language=en A few years ago, those who warned us about the risks of technological unemployment were labelled as luddites, crazy, or techno-pessimists. Now some of the greatest economists agree that automation poses a serious threat to the economy, with jobs disappearing and inequality on the rise. Today, those proposing radically new ideas to deal with this problem are being called...

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