Andrew Yang (US Presidential Candidate) makes the case for Universal Basic Income

Andrew Yang is a 43 old entrepreneur and politician running as a candidate to become the Democratic candidate President of the United States of America. Watch his advert motivating for Universal Basic Income (UBI). It is fascinating take on taking the idea of  a UBI to a wider electorate.  In essence, robots are coming for … Continue reading Andrew Yang (US Presidential Candidate) makes the case for Universal Basic Income

Debate – Does Government Spending Reduce Inequality in South Africa?

Does government spending reduce inequality? An important question, with two very different answers, and a surprising but temporary agreement. On the one hand, based on a multi-country study, researchers argue that the results for South Africa show that government spending is 'strongly progressive'. On the other hand, Patrick Bond has argued that the research ignores … Continue reading Debate – Does Government Spending Reduce Inequality in South Africa?