Category Archives: Audio, podcasts, & radio

PODCAST: Vox, “We know how to eliminate poverty. So why don’t we?”

News media website Vox recently began a weekly podcast named The Weeds that dives into deep public policy discussions surrounding politics today.  In their episode released today, Matt Yglesias and Sarah Kliff, two regulars on the show, welcomed guest host Dylan Matthews, a Vox contributor who has written extensively on basic income previously. Matt, Sarah, and Dylan discuss basic income for

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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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UNITED STATES: Five Time Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader Supports a Basic Income

[Josh Martin] In this recent episode of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour, 44 minutes into the show Nader answers a question from a listener on whether or not he supports a basic income.  Nader replies by stating that he does and has supported a basic income for a long time.  He then explains the bipartisan nature of the policy by

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