Author Archives: Tyler Prochazka

BIEN Profile: Tyler Prochazka, features editor

Biography Tyler Prochazka was born in Kansas. In high school, he got involved in competitive policy debate, which spiked his interest in government policy. In 2010, Western Kentucky University’s speech and debate team recruited him to compete on the team. Prochazka received degrees with honors in Economics, International Affairs and Asian Religions and Cultures. His honors’ thesis was a comparative

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Interview: Basic income can ‘mend the net’

In his new Kindle book Mending the Net, author Chis Oestereich describes how a basic income can address some of the “wicked problems” facing humanity. For Oestereich, the basic income can help society rethink its consumption patterns and possibly upend the “treadmill of subsistence.” In the book, Oestereich predicts that the economy could be headed toward a recession. In the interview

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Interview: The feasibility of citizen’s income

After many years writing scholarship on the citizen’s income (or basic income), Malcolm Torry was constantly asked about the feasibility of the policy. A new book by Torry, The Feasibility of Citizen’s Income, seeks to answer this question. Below is an interview with Torry on he came to write the new book and some of the conclusions he made in his research. What

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