Guy Standing, one of the world's most prominent researchers and authors on the subject of basic income, talks about the evolution of the idea, the results of basic income pilot experiments, and how it can be made a reality on a larger scale.
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FTP031: Scott Santens – What Happens When We Give People a Basic Income?
Some of the recorded effects of giving people free money regularly have been very favourable. There was less crime, people’s health improved, people actually worked more and there was a significant rise of entrepreneurship (a staggering 300% increase in one experiment), there was less alcoholism, high school students stayed...
What Is Universal Basic Income and Why Support It?
A simple video explaining why we need universal basic income, what it is, and what it can do for society.
FTP025: James Hughes – Cyborg Buddha, Transhuman Enlightenment and Basic Income
We are entering an era where increasingly, a single individual can have a major impact on the world. New technologies are constantly being developed. More and more, they are available to everyday people at a lower cost.
FTP011: Bitcoin and Blockchain and Basic Income, Oh My!
In the last 15 years, many industries were turned upside-down by the rise of peer-to-peer technologies for sharing information. Napster changed the face of the music industry. Search engines allowed everyone to find information in an instant. Social media networks allowed us to form virtual tribes and start huge...
19 Industries The Blockchain Will Disrupt
The blockchain is one of the most promising technologies for the future, and will likely disrupt many industries from banking to governance to music.
FTP093, 094: Douglas Rushkoff – Why Humans Matter in a Future With Transhumanism
Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff discusses the untapped possibilities of digital technology to create a trully interconnected culture.
FTP081, 082: Charles Eisenstein – The New Story of Climate and Humanity
Charles Eisenstein, author of "Sacred Economics" and "Climate: A New Story" talks about changing the current climate narrative and introducing gift economy.
The 10 Most Mind-Expanding Blogs That Will Change Your Life
Have you ever had your whole worldview shaken? Have you stumbled upon an article, or a video, a note, a comment, an image, that fundamentally changed the way you view yourself or the world? A single moment with such far-reaching ramifications it sounds impossible — until it happens. Pulling...
FTP055: David Katz – Solving Plastic Pollution and Alleviating Poverty
David Katz, the founder of The Plastic Bank, talks about turning plastic waste into a currency, alleviating poverty, what it means to have self-sovereignty, and being the creator of your life.