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Guy Standing, “The age of rentier capitalism”

The article discusses increasing income inequality and how it relates to different sources of income. The author posits that a basic income, among other measures, is a necessity to rectify the current situation. Guy Standing, “The age of rentier capitalism”, Aljazeera America, 2014 September 7

Matt Orfalea, “10 Reasons for Guaranteed Income”

Matt Orfalea, “10 Reasons for Guaranteed Income”, Medium, 2014 November 15

Emiliana Armano, Federico Chicchi, Eran Fisher, and Elisabetta Risi, “Boundaries and Measurements of Emerging”

This special issue of the journal Sociologia Del Lavoro has several articles, all with English abstracts and five articles are in English (with Italian abstracts) Languages: Italian and English Emiliana Armano, Federico Chicchi, Eran Fisher, and Elisabetta Risi (eds.) “Boundaries and Measurements of Emerging Work: Gratuity, Precariousness and Processes of Subjectivity in the Age of [...]

Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen, “Edward Snowden: A ‘Nation’ Interview.”

[Toru Yamamori] Henvel and Cohen interviewed Edward Snowden on October 6 in Moscow. In the interview Snowden endorses a basic income. The interview now online and also will be published in the November 17 edition of the Nation. Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen, “Edward Snowden: A ‘Nation’ interview.” Nation, November 17, 2014.

George Dvorsky, “How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising.”

[Toru Yamamori] In his post, Dvorsky argues that technological unemployment has been increasing and inevitable, and that it makes a basic income absolutely inevitable for a bright future. George Dvorsky, “How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising.” io9:We Come From The Future, November 4, 2014.

Bill Christensen, “Time For A Universal Basic Income?”

[Toru Yamamori] In his post, Christensen inform that a science fiction published in 1967 referred to a basic income. Philip Jose Farmer’s novel Riders of the Purple Wage predicted what will follow after the implementation of a basic income. The novel won Hugo Award. Bill Christensen, “Time For A Universal Basic Income?.” Science Fiction in [...]

Najma Sadeque, “Everyone’s share of the pie”

Najma Sadeque, “Everyone’s share of the pie” The Nation. October 16, 2014.

Language: French. Creations pour un revenue de base, “Un revenue pour la vie [Income for Life]”

SUMMARY: This article introduces the reader to a new French documentary on basic income, and more specifically, on the French Movement for Basic Income.  It provides a detailed synopsis of the plot and the main characters. The authors report that the film asks the right questions about how our society could be organized differently. Language: [...]

Language: French Helene Puglia, “L’idee d’un revenue de base [The idea of basic income]”

SUMMARY: This article describes a French infographic that has been developed to explain the concept of basic income in an approachable way. The cartoon explains scenarios where basic income might be needed and offers different perspectives and solutions that are all alternatives to traditional labor market participation. Language: French Helene Puglia, “L’idee d’un revenue de [...]

2noame, “Consumer Price Index of Alaska vs. U.S. Before and After Existence of Alaskan Dividend”

2noame, “Consumer Price Index of Alaska vs. U.S. Before and After Existence of Alaskan Dividend” Imgur. October 27, 2014.

The BI Literature page has summaries of books and articles on basic income published elsewhere. Whenever possible we include links to the full article.

Books on Basic Income

Image of The Ethics of Stakeholding
Image of Freedom and Security: An Introduction to the Basic Income Debate
Image of Full Employment Regained? (Department of Applied Economics Occasional Papers)