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BIEN Stories: Steven Shafarman

“Toward Basic Income and a Peaceful Democratic Revolution”  By Steven Shafarman My drive to enact a basic income – and most of my ideas about how to attract, educate, organize, and mobilize allies – arose from exploring the way young children learn to walk and talk. I first wrote about these ideas, though without the term basic income, in the

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BIEN Stories: Richard Caputo

Richard K. Caputo (Professor of Social Work)  My colleague Professor Vicki Lens recommended that I check out the US Basic Income Guarantee (USBIG) Network which was planning its first annual Congress for March 8-9, 2002 in New York City. Professor Lens was familiar with much of my scholarship on low-income families and economic well-being and thought my interests overlapped with

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