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Liste des partisans du revenu de base. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Liste des partisans du revenu de base

Le revenu de base est « défendu sous des appellations et pour des motifs divers par des universitaires et des militants, des hommes d’affaires et des syndicalistes, des formations politiques de droite et de gauche, des mouvements sociaux et des organisations non gouvernementales. Le revenu de base a bénéficié de l’appui d’étranges coalitions et suscité de féroces oppositions. »[1] Elle est défendue aussi bien par des altermondialistes que par des libéraux néoclassiques,. Aux États-Unis[modifier | modifier le code] Le Prix Nobel d'économie Milton Friedman, fondateur du monétarisme et critique du keynésianisme, défendait l'idée dans Capitalisme et liberté (1962). En 1968, Robert Lampman, Harold Watts, James Tobin, John Kenneth Galbraith, Paul Samuelson et plus de 1 200 économistes de bords politiques différents ont envoyé au Congrès américain une pétition en faveur d'un programme de revenu garanti[3]. Au Canada[modifier | modifier le code]

A Brief History of Basic Income Ideas. The idea of an unconditional basic income has three historical roots.

A Brief History of Basic Income Ideas

The idea of a minimum income first appeared at the beginning of the 16th century. The idea of an unconditional one-off grant first appeared at the end of the 18th century. And the two were combined for the first time to form the idea of an unconditional basic income near the middle of the 19th century. Historic Proponents of Guaranteed Income. USBIG: Links. This page contains links to websites with information about BIG.

USBIG: Links

Business for Basic Income. Prof.

Business for Basic Income

Götz W. Amartya Sen. The distinguished economist and philosopher Amartya Sen, recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, spoke about basic income during an interview on the Indian television channel New Delhi Television (NDTV).

Amartya Sen

Asked whether India should consider a universal basic income (UBI) as discussed in the country’s recently released 2017 Economic Survey (see chapter 9), Sen replied with several criticisms of the idea. First, he rejected Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian’s invocation of Mahatma Gandhi in the Economic Survey chapter on UBI, calling for more “humility” in interpreting Gandhi. Sen proceeded to argue that UBI is not the best way to address poverty in India, where funding for health care, education, and other public services is deficient.

He claimed that it is not enough to “give people cash and go away” and that it would be an “abdication of responsibility” if the government were to provide people with money rather than providing better public services. Angus Deaton. Christopher A. Pissarides. Joseph Stiglitz. Joseph E.

Joseph Stiglitz

Stiglitz Joseph Stiglitz, during the question and answer session after his talk at the World Summit on Technological Unemployment in New York on February 29, 2015, was asked whether he supported an Unconditional Basic Income as a policy response to technological unemployment. Paul Krugman. Milton Friedman. Friedrich Hayek. James Tobin. James M. Buchanan. James Meade. Robert Solow. Herbert A. Simon. Star French economist backs campaign call for universal income. John Kenneth Galbraith. Mariana Mazzucato. Silvio Gesell. Jean-Claude Juncker. Bernie Sanders. Bernie Sanders on Basic Income. US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders "absolutely sympathetic" to basic income approach. In an interview with Ezra Klein of Vox published on July 28, U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was asked pointedly about basic income.

US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders "absolutely sympathetic" to basic income approach

Bruce Bartlett. Namibian Basic Income Pioneer Appointed as Head of Ministry for Poverty Alleviation. Bishop Dr Zephania Kameeta (Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia) brings a response to the keynote address during the opening day session of the LWF Council 2011 meeting.

Namibian Basic Income Pioneer Appointed as Head of Ministry for Poverty Alleviation

The meeting is being held 9-14 June at the Ecumenical Center in Geneva, Switzerland, under the theme, "Discerning our common journey. " © LWF/H.Putsman Penet Former bishop Zephania Kameeta and prominent advocate for basic income was just appointed Minister of a new Ministry for Poverty Alleviation.

A new hope that basic income will eventually be implemented by the government is raising in Namibia as the newly elected President Hage Geingob has committed to fight poverty and has designated former bishop of the Lutheran Church of Namibia and longtime basic income supporter Zephania Kameeta as minister of a new Ministry Department solely dedicated to Poverty Alleviation. Richard Nixon. Rep. Michele Bachmann suggests giving a $10,000 check to every parent.

Minnesota Rep.

Rep. Michele Bachmann suggests giving a $10,000 check to every parent

Michele Bachmann appeared Tuesday night on Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor with host Bill O’Reilly and offered some political proposals that would help the Republican Party improve its sagging poll numbers, and one of her proposals involved writing a government check, which many of her conservative colleagues would immediately call another handout, but that didn’t stop Bachmann. After blaming the liberally biased media for purposely making about “80 percent” of the messaging and reporting regarding conservatives negatively unfair, Bachmann urged conservatives to devise a plan to counter this liberal media’s onslaught of the Republican Party by proposing some new ideas – one of them in the $10,00 range. Bachmann said: “We also believe very strongly in kids – the power of kids. And we want kids to have a fabulous, first-class education.

O’Reilly said: Who are the Prominent Economists Working in the Financial Sector that Advocate a Different Type of QE? Written by Frank Van Lerven on .

Who are the Prominent Economists Working in the Financial Sector that Advocate a Different Type of QE?

Did you know that there are a number of prominent economists working in the financial sector that are in favour of a different type of QE? Is it surprising that they are in favour of central banks creating new money for the real economy rather than the financial markets? In a recent post Positive Money showed that there is a strong intellectual body of history behind the various alternative proposals for QE. Economists call on the ECB to make ‘Quantitative Easing for the people’ A letter published today in the Financial Times signed by 19 economists, including BIEN co-founder Guy Standing, calls on the European Central Bank to adopt an alternative quantitative easing policy. The letter includes a call to distribute cash directly to citizens of the eurozone. As a response to the European Central Bank’s (ECB) plan to inject 60 bn euros a month for the next 18 months into the financial system, 19 economists have signed a letter to the Financial Times calling on the ECB to adopt a different approach which they consider a more efficient way to boost the eurozone economy.

“The evidence suggests that conventional QE is an unreliable tool for boosting GDP or employment. Bank of England research shows that it benefits the well-off, who gain from increasing asset prices, much more than the poorest,” the letter reads. 65 Economists support QE for People - Quantitative Easing for People. While the European Central Bank is expected to announce more quantitative easing after its meeting today in Frankfurt, more than 65 economists from have signed a statement of support for a new approach. Despite significant evidence that QE is not working, the European Central Bank's Governing Council is expected to decide today to extend and boost its QE program. At the same time, more than 65 economists are calling on the ECB to adopt a different approach and have signed up to the following statement arguing for QE for People: 1.

John Maynard Keynes. Ben Bernanke. N. Gregory Mankiw. Noam Chomsky.

Noam Chomsky on ‪#‎BasicIncome‬: "Take a look at the universal declaration of human rights, 1948, article 25. It says people have rights to adequate food, health, employment, security and so on. Any society ought to guarantee that" – bruno5

Martin Luther King. Archbishop Tutu. Robert Skidelsky on Labor’s Paradise Lost. LONDON – As people in the developed world wonder how their countries will return to full employment after the Great Recession, it might benefit us to take a look at a visionary essay that John Maynard Keynes wrote in 1930, called “Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren.” Keynes’s General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, published in 1936, equipped governments with the intellectual tools to counter the unemployment caused by slumps.

In this earlier essay, however, Keynes distinguished between unemployment caused by temporary economic breakdowns and what he called “technological unemployment” – that is, “unemployment due to the discovery of means of economizing the use of labor outrunning the pace at which we can find new uses for labor.” Keynes reckoned that we would hear much more about this kind of unemployment in the future. But its emergence, he thought, was a cause for hope, rather than despair. Inequality For All: Q & A with Robert Reich. Yanis Varoufakis. Tim Berners-Lee. Charles Murray. Sam Harris on Universal Basic Income. Mark Zuckerberg. Mark Zuckerberg addressing Harvard graduates on May 25.

Harvard University/YouTube In his Harvard commencement speech on Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg advocated exploring a system in which all people receive a standard salary just for being alive, no questions asked. The system, known as universal basic income, is one of the trendiest economic theories of the past few years. Experiments in basic income have popped up in Kenya, the Netherlands, Finland, Canada, and San Francisco, California, among other places. Johann Rupert. Entrepreneurs who have endorsed universal basic income. It might seem odd for tech entrepreneurs to take an interest in income distribution policy.

But an increasing number of high-profile Silicon Valley executives are endorsing universal basic income (UBI), a system in which everyone receives a standard amount of money just for being alive. On the one hand, it's a way to reduce poverty, but tech folks also see it as a way to solve the growing problem of robot automation. That issue hits close to home for many of them, because they are the ones largely driving this robot revolution.


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