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National Public Radio to devote entire hour to Basic Income

On Point

The National Public Radio show, “On Point,” hosted by Tom Ashbrook will devote an entire hour to discussing basic income tomorrow, Thursday, January 14, 2016. The event will take place live on air from 10 to 11am Eastern Time (United States) 9am Central Time. The event will be available for streaming audio by Thursday evening at the “On Point” website (direct link).

Guests include:

  • Karl Widerquist, Associate Professor at SFS-Qatar, Georgetown Unviersity, co-chair of the Basic Income Earth Network, and author of “Independence Propertylessness and Basic Income: A theory of freedom as the power to say no”
  • Megan McArdle, Bloomberg View, author of “Four Reasons a Guaranteed Income Won’t work.”

Event: “On Point” Radio Show discusses basic Income
Place: Live on National Public Radio
Time: 10-11am Eastern Time United States (check local listings)
Date: Thursday, January 14, 2016
Direct link:

(Photo: J. Costa)

Tom Ashbook, photo by J. Costa


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