The Basic Income Podcast
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A podcast exploring the politics, implications and challenges of the basic income--a policy in which every citizen would receive a monthly check to cover basic expenses.
||CleanEnno Schmidt on the Swiss Basic Income Campaign||Enno Schmidt, co-founder of the Swiss campaign to enact a countrywide basic income, joined us in San Francisco for a live event about his groundbreaking campaign. Schmidt spoke about the unique design of the Swiss campaign, and why they chose to invest i||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMacArthur Genius Ai-jen Poo on what Basic Income would mean to Domestic Workers||Ai-jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign, and MacArthur Genius Award recipient discusses the challenges faced by domestic workers in the U.S. and how a basic income could dramat||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoy Bahat, Head of Bloomberg Beta, on Innovation and Basic Income||Roy Bahat, Head of Bloomberg Beta, discusses the future of employment and why a universal basic income could spur innovation. He also discusses the mental leaps it requires to wrap our minds around the basic income, and what we can do to help others t||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteps to Making Basic Income a Reality in the U.S.||Jim Pugh, Sandhya Anantharaman and Owen Poindexter discuss the key stepping stones needed to bring the basic income from an idea to a reality. From media exposure, to pilot studies, to political pressure, they explore various ways to move the UBI movemen||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlexis Frasz on what the Basic Income would mean to the Arts Community||What would a basic income mean for artists? Jim and Alexis Frasz delve into this topic in this insightful interview. Alexis Frasz has worked as a researcher, creative strategist and consultant in the arts and cultural sector for over a decade. Since 200||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSean Kline, Director of the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment||Sean Kline is a public servant who is not afraid to speak openly about his support for the basic income. Hear about his work at the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment and his ideas about bringing a basic income to U.S. cities.||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBasic Income vs Basic Capital with Juliana Bidadanure||An interview with Juliana Bidadanure, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Stanford University, on basic income, basic capital and more.||12/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFormer SEIU President Andy Stern||Andy Stern, one of America’s most influential organizers and activists, describes his time as SEIU President, why he stepped down and eventually turned to the basic income as a policy solution for the new economy. Stern is the author of Raising the||11/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMilicent Johnson on Poverty, Philanthropy and UBI||Would a universal basic income solve poverty? Milicent Johnson offers her unique perspective on how these issues intersect as someone who works in philanthropy to alleviate poverty.||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRose Broome, CEO and Cofounder of HandUp||One cold evening in San Francisco, Rose Broome walked past a homeless woman sleeping on the street and decided in that moment to do something impactful to help the homeless. This eventually led to the creation of HandUp, an organization that facilitates||10/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Overview of the Basic Income||Sandhya, Jim and Owen provide an overview of what the basic income is, its biggest benefits, most common objections, results of pilot studies and what’s driving the conversation today.||9/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDrew Pilottos of Basic Income Australia||Jim spoke with Drew Pilottos of Basic Income Australia on the state of the UBI movement down under.||9/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmira Jehia of Mein Grundeinkommen||Sandhya and Jim spoke to Amira Jehia of Mein Grundeinkommen, a German organization that crowdfunds and raffles yearlong basic incomes to raise awareness around the issue.||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRutger Bregman, Author of Utopia for Realists||A conversation with Rutger Bregman, author of Utopia for Realists: The Case for a Universal Basic Income, Open Borders and a 15-Hour Workweek. We discuss what brought him to the basic income movement, some historical basic income experiments, and how a b||8/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Universal Income Project||Jim Pugh and Sandhya Anantharaman, our new cohost, discuss the Universal Income Project and each host explains how they got into the basic income movement.||8/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScott Santens on Having a Basic Income||Scott Santens, who crowdfunds his own basic income, discusses the experience of having wage security, and where he sees the future of technology taking us.||8/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCamila Thorndike on Cap & Dividend||Camila Thorndike of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network discusses campaigning for a cap and dividend at the state and national level.||8/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Huston of GiveDirectly||A conversation with Joe Huston on GiveDirectly’s upcoming experiments in which every resident of select villages in certain African countries will receive a long-term basic income. Joe discusses what he hopes to learn from these experiments, how th||8/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChe Wagner, Campaigner for the Swiss Basic Income Referendum||Our first episode! Jim Pugh caught up with Che Wagner, who campaigned for the basic income referendum in Switzerland. We also get an inside look at this year’s Basic Income Earth Action conference, held in Seoul earlier this year.||7/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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