Universal Basic Income

Finland Trials Universal Basic Income And Experiences Some Unexpected Side Effects (VIDEO)

Finland Trials Universal Basic Income And Experiences Some Unexpected Side Effects (VIDEO)

In January, Finland began giving its citizens a universal basic income of roughly $500 a month, and will continue to do so for two years. The program is the first of its kind in Europe, and the country is already seeing some great benefits. What Is Universal Basic Income? According to Investopedia, a universal basic […]

Mark Zuckerberg Calls For Universal Income In Speech At Harvard: Cue Right Wing Freakout (VIDEO)

Mark Zuckerberg Calls For Universal Income In Speech At Harvard: Cue Right Wing Freakout (VIDEO)

On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, delivered Harvard’s commencement speech. Zuckerberg is pretty well known for his progressive views. However, it still may be surprising to some that he spoke so boldly in favor of universal basic income. The high tech Facebook founder said: “Every generation expands its definition of equality. Now it’s […]

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

Some countries in Europe and a few states here in the U.S. have experimented with universal basic incomes for its citizens. However, could this work across the entire country here? What Is Universal Basic Income? First off, a universal basic income is similar to Social Security in that everyone gets a fixed amount of money […]

Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

The world is changing. Human cashiers at grocery stores are being replaced by machines that let customers check their items out themselves. Long haul truckers and taxi cab drivers will soon be replaced by autonomous vehicles. Technology is putting people out of work, as are the forces of globalization. When there’s no need for unskilled workers, […]