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The policy of guaranteeing every citizen a universal basic income is gaining support around the world, as automation increasingly makes jobs obsolete. But can it be funded without raising taxes or triggering hyperinflation? In a panel I was on at the NexusEarth cryptocurrency conference in Aspen September 21-23rd, most participants said no. This is my... Continue reading
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Jukka Peltokoski, Niklas Toivakainen, Tero Toivanen and Ruby van der Wekken: In October 2009, while expecting another futile climate summit in nearby Copenhagen, a small group of friends in the Kumpula neighborhood of Helsinki got together to discuss practical alternatives. Surely there was something that could be done by people themselves! The result of that... Continue reading
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Vasilis Kostakis and Jose Ramos: What if globally designed products could radically change how we work, produce and consume? Several examples across continents show the way we are producing and consuming goods could be improved by relying on globally shared digital resources, such as design, knowledge and software. Imagine a prosthetic hand designed by geographically... Continue reading
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Jason Hickel: You can almost feel the planet writhing. This summer brought some of the biggest, most destructive storms in recorded history: Harvey laid waste to huge swathes of Texas; Irma left Barbuda virtually uninhabitable; Maria ravaged Dominica and plunged Puerto Rico into darkness. The images we see in the media are almost too violent to... Continue reading
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Traditional anti-capitalism focused on the ownership of the means of production, yet the modern capitalist doesn’t even want to own the means of production, they want to own the very right to produce. To control the ideas required to produce and simply charge rents for these ideas. This short text by Dmytri Kleiner was originally... Continue reading
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Started by Sepp Hasslberger. Last reply by Dante-Gabryell Monson Nov 1, 2015.
Started by Satoshi Nakamoto. Last reply by Alexx Saver Sep 13, 2014.
i suggest that earth is at its very limit of capability to preserve life itself, so i think imediate action is recuired.
2 simple steps i suggest to be most important.
activate a global surveilance system that gives live video feeds…Continue
Peer-to-Peer & Non-Possessory Control is the Real Value Proposition…
Posted by Chase Perkins on May 2, 2014 at 21:55