UNU-Wider has created a super easy tool to visualise inequality, and they have a GIF to prove it 🙂 The tool provides some useful drop downs and filters to quickly get accurate data on inequality. To access the tool, click here. https://twitter.com/UNUWIDER/status/837604295830880258
Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics at Barnard College, Columbia University, and External Professor, the Santa Fe Institute, argues for a universal basic income and raises substantive issues on the implications for the financial sector. Two insights are important in this article: The idea that a universal basic income need not be a fixed nominal amount: … Continue reading Universal Basic Income – Deposits at the Central Bank
I have been wondering why the elite have suddenly taken a fancy to a Basic Income Grant (BIG). Turns out, our progress as a species is tremendous, but has a fatal flaw - we be making I and I redundant. The argument seemed perplexing, even alarmist until I watched this video - Humans Not Need … Continue reading The BOT Route to A BIG
Ouch! This article argues - based on studies that moral outrage is self-serving. It is an interesting argument, suggesting that our moral outrage is self-serving, and that we do this to cover up our own guilt. Click if you feeling a little guilty. A couple of excerpts below. The basic premise: When people publicly rage … Continue reading Moral Outrage and Inequality – Self-serving?