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, as well as Standing’s forecasts concerning where and how the first realizations of the idea are most likely to emerge.
Listen to the episodes here:
1. “Is Basic Income Now Essential?” (April 29, 2016)
2. “Universal Basic Income: The Year of the Pilot” (March 13, 2016)
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