Universal Basic Assets: A manifesto for a more equitable future

This is an excellent contribution to understanding the role of assets in addressing inequality. The Institute for the Future has produced a Universal Basic Assets (UBA) framework and manifesto, we focus on three broad classes of assets:

  1. Private assets include money, land, and housing.
  2. Public assets refer to infrastructure and services like education, health, and public utilities.
  3. Open assets are a growing category of mostly digital assets that are communally created and open to everyone, from Wikipedia and open education resources to scientific knowledge, artificial intelligence tools, and much more.

To see more on this initiative, visit their UBA page. Click here. 

Remember to also download the super interesting and helpful framework. I particularly like the categorisation of assets, and the integration of newer technologies into the framework.

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