Basic Income
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Basic Income

Scarcity, UBI, and The Gift

The difference between abundance and scarcity defines all of our interactions in the marketplace today (and almost all of our interactions are, indeed, relegated to the marketplace). It’s on this margin where we make the choice to be generous or withholding, communitarian or solitary, mindful or suspicious.

“Modern capitalist societies, however richly endowed, dedicate themselves to the proposition of scarcity,”…

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