Monthly Archives: June 2014

Review of Marshall Brain, “Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future”

Review by Karl Widerquist This review is also published on Basic Income News. Marshall Brain is a science writer (both fiction and non-), futurist, founder of the website How Stuff Works, and a long-time advocate of basic income. His book, … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: Open Letter To All Candidates For The European Parliament

[Karl Widerquist, co-chair of the Basic Income Earth Networ] During the 2014 elections for the European Parliament, the Basic Income Earth Network, at the request of its partner, Unconditional Basic Income Europe, signed an open letter to all candidates for … Continue reading

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Review of “The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies.”

[Review by Karl Widerquist] This book was recommended to me as technology-based argument for the basic income guarantee (BIG), and it is, but its support is tentative and only for BIG in the form of the Negative Income Tax (NIT), … Continue reading

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