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Sascha Liebermann, “In the Spirit of Democracy: Unconditional Basic Income”

Sascha Liebermann (2015) Aus dem Geist der Demokratie: Bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen [In the Spirit of Democracy: Unconditional Basic Income],

Publisher: Humanities Online, Frankfurt, Germany 2015

This book addresses a wide audience of people interested in basic income and tries to shed light on the “revolving effect” a UBI would have on all aspects of our lives. The chapters are based on blog posts which the author has published in the last seven years on These posts have been completely revised, updated and adapted to the book format. The chapters deal with democracy, socialization, early childhood, education (from crèche via kindergarten to school and university), family, demography, economics, automatization, social work, welfare state as well as other topics.

About Toru Yamamori

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Toru Yamamori is a professor at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.

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