If Your Income Were Taken Care Of… | Occupy.com

since robots are coming for our jobs anyway, how are we supposed to support ourselves and our families without jobs? Here’s one strong possibility….

JoAnn Chateau

Is guaranteed basic income a good Idea? Act Out! host Eleanor Goldfield helps us find out…

“In 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in his book “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community” “I am now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.” Decades later, no country has instituted this idea and income inequality continues to grow, pushing the poor ever further into the pits of poverty required by a capitalist system. So – what is guaranteed basic income? Has it ever been tried? If so, what happened? Did it make sloths of everyday people? Is it worth fighting for?” ~ Occupy.com

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