Author Archives: Jasper van den Bor

Ben Mangan, “Will universal basic income end inequality? Maybe.”

Ben Mangan is the executive director of the Center for Social Leadership (CSSL) at UC Berkeley-Haas business school, as well as a lecturer there. He is also a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute. In a January 2017 article for TED, Mangan notes that universal basic income (UBI) has been seen by many as a solution to a wide range

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Gideon Haigh, “Basic income for all: a 500-year-old idea whose time has come?”

Gideon Haigh is a journalist who writes mainly about sports and business. In this article, Haigh explores a welfare system of a future in which, as he claims many argue, work will be increasingly flexible, casual, various and scarce. Haigh discusses three possibilities for Australia; universal basic income (UBI), negative income tax and targeted cash transfers, with most of the

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