Image: 4.bp.blogspot.com Will the insanity never end? 1984 Versus 2025 By Catherine J. Frompovich If you thought the book Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell was something else—even possibly off the wall when written—wait until you learn what’s planned for us by the year 2025! George Orwell, in retrospect, seems to have been able to tap … Continue reading “1984 Versus 2025”
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Money for Free
VPRO Backlight (2015)
Money for Free is about Unconditional Basic Income (aka Universal Basic Income), a form of social security system in which all residents of a country, city or region receive an unconditional sum of money in addition to any other income they receive.
The documentary profiles Michael Bohmeyer, a German web developer who crowd funded a UBI (German residents can apply for it through his website), New York venture capitalist Albert Wenger (who helped fund Bohmeyer’s UBI), and British economist Guy Standing. Standing has conducted UBI experiments in India and Namibia.
All three see a strong need for UBI in a globally economy that is rapidly shedding jobs and leaving millions of young people permanently unemployed.
At present Bohmeyer has raised 12,000 euros, which means eight people (chosen by lottery) receive his UBI.
Most opponents of UBI claim it will destroy people’s…
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