2016 might be the year basic income leaves the runway, and it kind of has to be; now that so few privileged people control as much wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion do.
Time for a guaranteed basic income? The case for and against a government-guaranteed basic income. It’s got traction from unexpected quarters. We’ll hear the debate
WBUR – npr.org (audio 48:07)
Richest 62 people as wealthy as half of world’s population, says Oxfam. Charity says only higher wages, crackdown on tax dodging and higher investment in public services can stop divide widening
theguardian.com (video 2:48)
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