Basic Income Alternatives

It’s not that Medium.com writers are dumb or uneducated, but rather that many of them have no idea (like the post about Charles Darwin a few days ago) what they are talking about. The large web 2.0 font and portrait avatars lend a pretense of…

Jobs, Basic Income, Post Scarcity, and all that Jazz

There have been a smattering of wealth inequality/economics articles lately: THREE GREAT ARTICLES ON POVERTY, AND WHY I DISAGREE WITH ALL OF THEM Economics Has Failed America Scott goes on about the unrealistic expectations of trying to teach everyone high-IQ skills, when biology imposes barriers…

The UBI Revisited

In continuing on the debate over the viability or lack thereof of the Universal Basic Income (UBI), from Slate.com: What If We Just Gave Poor People a Basic Income for Life? That’s What We’re About to Test Despite the the fact that the likelihood of…

Universal Basic Income – Why It Can’t Work in America

From Bloomberg: A Basic Income Is Smarter Than a Minimum Wage The Universal Basic Income (UBI) is one those economic debate topics that will never be resolved to anyone’s satisfaction, unlike Newtonian gravity, for example, which with the exception of possible quantum gravity, has long…