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The Horizon NGO launches the United Basic Income Platform

Horizon Factory is a “platform through which organizations can set up an independent basic income project, supporting their own community while contributing to Horizon’s global basic income service”. Aiming high at a world-wide basic income, naming this as the United Basic Income Platform, Horizon’s goal is to link up all the world’s basic income initiatives, thus effectively creating a global

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UBI and Cryptocurrencies: Manna and the Children’s Wallet Program

Image credit to: Christ Episcopal Church.   Manna, formerly known as GrantCoin, is a digital currency provided as Universal Basic Income (UBI) using blockchain technology, which trades on SouthXchange. Manna is distributed by the People’s Currency Fundation (a nonprofit, classified as public charity by the U.S Internal Revenue Service) through Mannabase, the platform you have to sign up to in

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Dom Galeonand Abby Norman, “Universal Basic Income Could Become a Reality Thanks to this Technology”

In the last few years, cryptocurrencies have been proliferating. Some have even been created specifically for Basic Income. According to Dom Galeon and Abby Norman, who are the authors of an article called Universal Basic Income Could Become a Reality Thanks to this Technology in the emagazine Futurism, cryptocurrencies are mined from a decentralized system of ledgers and transactions known

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Cryptocurrencies and basic income: digitization, financial inclusion and implementation challenges

  Kerry Frank, a consultant in research and analysis for Mondato, has recently written an article discussing the relation between basic income, government institutions and cryptocurrencies. In this article, she argues that progression towards a basic income is only possible with a “comprehensive digitization across the board to manage administration and monitoring costs”. This is required on a global scale,

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BitNation: Recent Advances in Cryptocurrency See Basic Income Tested

Johan Nygren, a basic income activist, is currently exploring if basic income can be implemented using cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency are digital currencies whose value and number of units are regulated by encryption techniques, outside of any central banking system. A cryptocurrency-based basic income will be funded with taxes grown within a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. P2P is an architecture for building computer

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