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Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and…

by Andy Stern

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This work starts with a description of the economy, and it's history. In particular, the effects of technology on jobs. Then he establishes the case that massive unemployment and inequality is just over the horizon. His solution is a basic income for all. He also discusses the history of this idea dating back to Thomas Paine. Finally he discusses proposals from the Right and Left to make it happen. ( )
  aevaughn | Sep 26, 2016 |
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"The former president of the Service Employees International Union draws on extensive interviews with economists, labor leaders, bankers and others on how advances in technology are creating better products at the expense of the middle class, outlining strategies focused on a controversial "universal basic income" that provides for near-future needs."--NoveList.… (more)

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