Can Basic Income Save Us? [Part 1] - This New Economy

What is one thing that the left and right can agree upon? Not much these days, but Basic Income is one of the few ideas with the ability to reach across the aisle. We have some big dilemmas facing us as a society, with the rise of AI and automation jobs may become scarcer and the divide between the rich and the poor larger and larger. From YCombinator to non-profits in Kenya, people are trying to figure out how we take care of the most vulnerable in our society and fend off the impending doom many of our jobs face with the rise of AI and automation. Basic Income is one solution that has been growing in popularity amongst the tech savvy and social conscious alike. We talked with Dylan Matthews of Vox.com, Basic Income Advocate Scott Santens and Economists Martin Farley and Priya Kothari. Sponsors: Freshbooks. The all-new FreshBooks is the #1 cloud accounting solution specially designed for small business owners. Join 10 million people using FreshBooks and spend less time on accounting and more time doing the work you love. Go to http://www.freshbooks.com/economy to get a 30 day unrestricted trial. Slidebean. Pitch deck templates for startups. Create a deck in minutes. Track investor activity on your slides. Professionally curated templates are the fastest and most stunning way to present your ideas: deliver powerful messages that stand out. Go to http://www.slidebean.com/rocketship to get started for free.

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