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[11 Dec 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Strong signs of real progress toward a basic income in the United States Over the past week we’ve seen some possible breakthrough steps toward a basic income. Did you miss that news? Not surprising, because it’s been buried in news reports about the Copenhagen Climate talks. Sen. Maria Cantwell from Washington is introducing a bill [...]

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[22 May 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Anti-government reasons to demand income security for all. Here’s the opening paragraph of an op-ed piece in today’s Washington Post: Americans should look carefully at the anti-politician, anti-government mood exhibited in California this week. Just as Proposition 13 and the anti-tax movement of 1978 were the forerunners of the Reagan presidential victory, so the results [...]

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[11 May 2009 | One Comment | ]

Income security for all will solve many social and political problems, including improving health care and saving rainforests. If anyone still doubts the power of viral social marketing, there’s a nice example in today’s New York Times, and it relates directly to several aspects of income security for all. The Times story is about a [...]

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[24 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | ]

“Income security” — and it’s opposite, income anxiety — are among the themes David Brooks considers in a column in today’s New York Times.  Here are a few key sentences: As you’d expect, there’s a lot of economic anxiety in the country, spanning every income category. Sixty-four percent of Americans believe there are more risks [...]

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[19 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]

“Tea party” tax protests have been in the news all week. “Taxed Enough Already,” protesters declare, with the tea bags used to symbolize anger at government, especially the bank bailouts. But will anything come of it? If those protesters sincerely seek to cut government, they ought to endorse Citizen Dividends.

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[10 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Rasmussen Reports released the results of a telephone poll that suggests growing support for guaranteed basic income. The title on their web site is “Just 53% Say Capitalism Better Than Socialism.” Citizen Dividends will be the best of both. Everyone will have the freedom of a free market society, and the absolute safety net of [...]