Tag Archives: Karl Widerquist

Karl Widerquist: “Universal Basic Income Is a Good Deal for People Who Like Capitalism”

Karl Widerquist, vice-chair (at the time of the interview he still was co-chair) of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) was interviewed extensively by Keith Brown from the “We Are Here Podcast” on April 28th. During the interview, Widerquist explains Universal Basic Income (UBI) creates a market economy where income doesn’t start at zero and where people have a positive,

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Video: Basic Income and the Work of Karl Widerquist

Karl Widerquist’s August 2016 presentation on Armando F Sanchez Production. An analysis on how extensive the governmental economic policies are and yet fail to meet the needs of the poor. Guaranteed basic income extends beyond the issue of permanent unemployment. It is a vital issue of ethics and social justice for those that are born in a time where they

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VIDEO: Standing and Widerquist speak about basic income on HuffPost Live

On December 8, Huffington Post Live hosted a debate on basic income following the coverage by mainstream news of the Finnish basic income experiment. There were three guest speakers: Guy Standing, economist, professor of development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (London), and BIEN’s Honorary President; Karl Widerquist, political philosopher and economist, associate professor at Georgetown University

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