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Thank You, Andrew Yang

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Thank you to Andrew Yang for moving the conversation about a universal basic income — or freedom dividend, as explained by the above graphic made by his campaign — forward. ¶ This planet urgently needs thoughtful, intelligent leaders like Yang, and I hope he becomes a member of the next cabinet, or mayor of a city like New York. ¶ Not right. Not left. Forward.

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Contradictions #

Tim Bray:

I don’t miss Marx­ism as a frame­work, but let’s not kid our­selves that the symp­toms it was try­ing to ad­dress are be­hind us.

This Is the Most Dangerous Time for Our Planet #
Stephen Hawking: We now have the technology to destroy the planet on which we live, but have not yet developed the ability to escape it. Perhaps in a few hundred years, we will have established human colonies amid the stars, but right now we only have one planet, and we need to work together to protect it. To do that, we need to break down, not build up, barriers within and between nations. …continue

A Basic Income for Every Human Being

Food Shelter Clothes

I’ve recently been discussing the idea of a basic income for all human beings with a skeptical friend. I tell him that just because something hasn’t worked (or been tried) before doesn’t mean it can’t work. That’s how new ideas and paradigm shifts happen.

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Stephen Hawking: Our Attitude Towards Wealth Played a Crucial Role in Brexit #

A basic income is needed for each human being on Earth.

1-Minute Arguments For A Basic Income For All Human Beings

I came across Timothy Roscoe Carter’s article The One Minute Case for a Basic Income and made the following flyer using a lightly copy-edited — thanks to Amber — version:

1-Minute Arguments For A Basic Income For All Human Beings

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