The far left and the far right are closer than they’d like to admit. So can some of their better proposals gain ground in 2017?
Utopia and dystopia are combined in current political thinking, from Donald Trump to the universal basic income.
Business Briefing: why the future is workless.
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We need to embrace a future where machines do our jobs for us and the government gives us a basic income as a safety net, author Tim Dunlop says.
In a world where robots work better than humans, how will we cope? We need to rethink our jobs-based economy.
The welfare state was not designed for the modern world of temporary and casual work or multiple jobs. Is universal income the answer?
Paying every citizen a basic living wage sounds costly and counter-intuitive to reducing unemployment. But Finland is about to do it and Australia could too.
A Brave New World of worklessness and a universal wage is attracting advocates across the political spectrum.
A Universal Basic Income is essentially free money for everyone, no strings attached. And it could be the perfect response to rising unemployment due to automation.