Philip Alston (BYU): Universal Basic Income as a Social Rights-Based Antidote to Growing Economic Insecurity. Marko Kovic (ZIPAR): The Universal Basic Income: Benefits, Pseudo-problems, and Real Problems. Basic income’s third wave: The drive toward a basic income isn’t new — it’s a 100-year-old movement that has gotten stronger each time inequality has returned to the public discussion. Money for nothing: Benjamin Cunningham reviews Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World by Rutger Bregman. The myth of the benevolent billionaire: Clio Chang reviews Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn by Chris Hughes (and more and more). John Quiggin on GMI+JG=Paid work as a choice for all.

Free money: Issie Lapowsky on the surprising effects of a basic income supplied by government. Kate McFarland on existing and upcoming BI-related experiments. Dylan Matthews on the amazing true socialist miracle of the Alaska Permanent Fund. Finland has second thoughts about giving free money to jobless people. Matthew Dimick (Buffalo): Better than Basic Income? Liberty, Equality, and the Regulation of Working Time. Before basic income, fix capitalism.

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