Unemployment and a Basic Income: Daily Bullshit, December 20, 2016

Unemployment

Jack Karsten and Darrell M. West, “Automation beyond the factory,” Brookings, December 15, 2016, https://www.brookings.edu/blog/techtank/2016/12/15/automation-beyond-the-factory/


Basic Income

Peter S. Goodman, “Free Cash in Finland. Must Be Jobless,” New York Times, December 17, 2016, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/17/business/economy/universal-basic-income-finland.html


Horse Race

Sarah Jones, “When is the Clinton campaign going to admit how badly it screwed up?” New Republic, December 20, 2016, https://newrepublic.com/minutes/139425/clinton-campaign-going-admit-badly-screwed-up


3 thoughts on “Unemployment and a Basic Income: Daily Bullshit, December 20, 2016

  • December 21, 2016 at 05:02
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    There is a long ongoing discussion about Unconditional Basic Income here in Germany, but I do not expect it to be granted or introduced during the rest of my lifetime. They are not willing to give up the opportunity to rule and intimidate people with money.

  • December 21, 2016 at 05:05
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    The ideology reads, nobody shall get something without earning it. Interestingly this does not apply to heirs and speculators. – Have a nice day, I’m out for job training.

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