4 months ago
by paddystacks+32 +1
Much has been made of the end of the Nordic country’s experiment with giving some of its residents cash, but the program was actually a conservative welfare program that doesn’t say anything about the true UBI experiments in the works around the world.
3 months ago
by grandsalami+14 +1
Billionaire tech titan Elon Musk has been tweeting quite a lot of late — about everything from his philosophical mentors (Douglas Adams and Isaac Asimov) to his political leanings (he's a socialist). But nearly lost in a flurry of tweets, Musk now says that universal basic income (UBI) — essentially, free cash handouts — "will be necessary over time if AI [artificial intelligence] takes over most human jobs."