Sept. 28, 2021

Basic Income: Geoff Crocker, Editor of the Basic Income Forum, and UBI.org


Is there something to be said about our existence on earth and its link with work? What if governments took care of our basic necessities? How would this factor into this purpose? And could a Basic Income system be used as justification by governments to reduce spending on social welfare programs? If the government is providing a basic income for the necessities in life, does that provide them with rationale to remove other social programs? What are the unintended actions of this?

I sit down with Geoff Crocker, Editor of the Basic Income Forum and UBI.org to discuss these. Geoff is an advocate of a Basic Income system, and has written and lectured extensively on the issue.

Links below:
UBI.org
Geoff Crocker, Basic Income and Sovereign Money - https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030367473#:~:text=Geoff%20Crocker%20edits%20Basic%20Income,in%20reducing%20effective%20aggregate%20demand.

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