Tag Archives: climate change

Basic Income as Proposal, as Project, and as Idea

I have been part of Basic Income Earth Network’s and US Basic Income Guarantee Network’s social media team for a while and I want to clarify something for as many readers as possible. There are three ways of looking at the basic income movement: Basic Income can be endorsed as a (1) proposal or (2) a project or (3) an

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There is no human future without a basic income

What does the future look like? No one knows and it is folly to argue one does. But we can think, we can even try to make predictions, depending on how much risk we are willing to take. To say, as Jeremy Rifkin suggests, that the future will look like a collaborative commons, based upon zero marginal cost, internet-linked nodal,

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Michael Howard, “We should prepare for the worst consequences of climate change”

Howard, Coordinator of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, writes this opinion piece as a condemning evaluation of the world’s lack of action to combat climate change. Climate summit meetings have created a cycle of (broken) promises to reduce carbon emissions, and Howard argues that governments should look to implement a carbon fee, whose proceeds should go toward a dividend for

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