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Sam Harris and Charles Murray discuss Universal Basic Income on “The Waking Up Podcast” episode #73

On episode #73 of “The Waking Up Podcast”, host Sam Harris discusses the potential merits of Universal Basic Income with political science researcher and author Charles Murray. The conversation begins at 1:52:22. Harris opens by describing Universal Basic Income (UBI) as “a possible remedy for the increasing role automation is playing in this economy”. Murray, who wrote a book called

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Dinheiro gratis (Free money): podcast with André Coelho in Rádio Renascença (Portugal)

On February 6th Paulo Pinto published a podcast on basic income for the Portuguese radio station Rádio Renascença. Motivated by the recent growth in interest for what is often considered the “radical project” of basic income in Finland, Paulo Pinto condenses all the available information about basic income and shortly interviews André Coelho, Basic Income News’s lead-editor and activist.  

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AUDIO: New Work Order podcast featuring Scott Santens

The London-based New Work Order is a group for self-directed individuals building careers outside of the mainstream. In its own words, NWO is “a close-knit network of ambitious and proactive people who are building careers on our own terms.” The NWO founders describe their journey as follows: Our journey took us from Switzerland to London, where we met with hundreds of ambitious

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AUDIO: Guy Standing interviews on Sputnik News

Dr. Guy Standing, co-founder and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network, was recently a featured guest on two episodes of Sputnik‘s Brave New World podcast. The first episode provides a general introduction to universal basic income, including an overview of common arguments for and against the idea. The second turns to practical issues in testing and implementing a basic income,

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AUDIO: City Hall, “Has the Time Come for Universal Basic Income?”

From their website: “Universal basic income—the idea that people should be paid simply for being alive—is gaining attention in many different sectors. It is being talked about by right-wing libertarians and far-left socialists, by high-tech venture capitalists and inside-the-Beltway think tanks. But is it really feasible in the United States? If so, how, and when? This discussion occurred at Civic

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