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Basic Income--Its Meaning and Historical Origins

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Standing, G. (2017). Basic Income--Its Meaning and Historical Origins. In Standing, G. Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen. Pelican, pp. 1-6

a school of social theory and philosophy associated in part with the Institute for Social Research at the Goethe University Frankfurt; consisted of dissidents who felt at home neither in the existent capitalist, fascist, nor communist systems that had formed at the time

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The Frankfurt School psychoanalyst Erich Fromm advocated a 'universal subsistence guarantee' in a famous 1955 book, The Sane Society

—p.15 by Guy Standing
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3 years, 1 month ago

The Frankfurt School psychoanalyst Erich Fromm advocated a 'universal subsistence guarantee' in a famous 1955 book, The Sane Society

—p.15 by Guy Standing
notable
3 years, 1 month ago
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Latterly, the idea has been taken up by Silicon Valley luminaries and venture capitalists, some putting up money for the cause, as we shall see. They include Robin Chase, co-founder of Zipcar, Sam Altman, head of the start-up incubator Y Combinator, Albert Wenger, prominent venture capitalist, Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, Elon Musk, founder of SolarCity, Tesla, and SpaceX, Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, and Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Google's parent.

good overview

he breaks support for BI into multiple waves, with the fourth wave starting with the establishment of BIEN (his thing) in 1986; includes Stiglitz, Martin Wolf, Philippe van Parijs

citation for the fact that they're scared?

—p.17 by Guy Standing 3 years, 1 month ago

Latterly, the idea has been taken up by Silicon Valley luminaries and venture capitalists, some putting up money for the cause, as we shall see. They include Robin Chase, co-founder of Zipcar, Sam Altman, head of the start-up incubator Y Combinator, Albert Wenger, prominent venture capitalist, Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, Elon Musk, founder of SolarCity, Tesla, and SpaceX, Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, and Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Google's parent.

good overview

he breaks support for BI into multiple waves, with the fourth wave starting with the establishment of BIEN (his thing) in 1986; includes Stiglitz, Martin Wolf, Philippe van Parijs

citation for the fact that they're scared?

—p.17 by Guy Standing 3 years, 1 month ago