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hunger, other countries, poverty »

[21 Aug 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

Ending poverty in Namibia, with income security for all Namibia, in southwest Africa, is one of the poorest countries in the world, with a high rate of AIDS and many of its 2.1 million people living on less than $1 a day. But it may be leading the world in showing a way to end [...]

capitalism, other countries »

[8 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]

Pope Benedict, capitalism, and income security for all “Pope Benedict XVI says modern capitalism is failing.” That was the caption on a CNN website story, here, about the Pope’s encyclical published just ahead of President Obama and other G8 leaders arrival in Italy. Too bad the Pope didn’t go a step further and present the [...]

Barack Obama, other countries »

[5 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]

Obama’s Speech, World Peace, and Income Security Obama’s speech yesterday in Cairo is receiving enormous attention around the world, and that makes sense. Here’s the conclusion: The Holy Koran tells us: “O mankind! We have created you male and a female; and we have made you into nations and tribes so that you may know [...]

health care, other countries »

[27 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | ]

The outbreak of swine flu in Mexico and elsewhere, including confirmed cases in New York and other states, is an additional argument in favor of Citizen Dividends. When everyone has a guaranteed basic income, we’ll be much more able to stop the spread of the disease. And much better prepared to cope with whatever happens. [...]

other countries »

[6 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Though the G-20 summit in London ended a few days ago, I just saw the official photograph of the world leaders. Most interesting are the three words on the photo: Stability | Growth | Jobs. They can achieve that with guaranteed basic income worldwide. Citizen Dividends for people in every country. Here’s the photo: Suppose [...]

Foreign policy, other countries »

[2 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Barack Obama is in London for the G-20 meetings, accompanied by flurries of news and commentary. (And more than 500 people, according to an NPR report, even his own chef. And a mountain of stuff, including decoy helicopters.) London streets have been filled with protesters, many of them focusing, not surprisingly, on economic issues in [...]

financial crisis, other countries »

[28 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | ]

A front page story in the New York Times considers European governments’ refusal to take the Obama administration’s advice and spend lots of money to stimulate their economies. The article gives further insight into (1) why we ought to enact a guaranteed basic income, Citizen Dividends, and (2) why basic income is very different than [...]