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Freakonomics: Is the World Ready for a Guaranteed Basic Income?

April 20, 2016 — 

The popular podcast interviews Evelyn Forget, professor in the department of Community Health Science’s about her research on guaranteed basic income.

As Freakonomics says: A lot of full-time jobs in the modern economy simply don’t pay a living wage. And even those jobs may be obliterated by new technologies. What’s to be done so that financially vulnerable people aren’t just crushed? It may finally be time for an idea that economists have promoted for decades.

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