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Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes and Labor Expert Natalie Foster on Basic Income

In a recent live interview, televised online and hosted by KCET’s Town Hall, Chris Hughes and Natalie Foster answered questions from viewers about Universal Basic Income. Chris Hughes is the co-founder of Facebook, and Natalie Foster is an expert on technology and work at the Aspen Institute.   When asked who would be eligible for UBI, Natalie Foster explained that

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United States: Report from the 2nd San Francisco Basic Income Create-a-thon

Organized by the Universal Income Project, the goal of the Create-a-thon is to spread awareness and raise support for the idea of basic income. Forty people attended the weekend-long event in March, including filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs, technologists, songwriters, and activists.   The weekend kicked off with speakers from the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, the Insight Center,

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US: New Project Pledges $10 Million to Support Basic Income Research

The US-based Economic Security Project — co-chaired by future of work expert Natalie Foster, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, and Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren — has committed $10 million to projects related to “how a ‘basic income’ could rebalance the economy and ensure economic opportunity for all.”

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