Episode Summary

Basic Income is the idea that we should provide a base level of support for our nations poorest and most exposed. This the second episode we take a look at the benefits of lifting up the poor and what it would take to fund such a program.

We talk with Dylan Matthews of Vox.com, Basic Income Advocate Scott Santens and Economists Martin Farley and Priya Kothari.

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Episode Notes

Basic Income is the idea that we should provide a base level of support for our nations poorest and most exposed. This the second episode we take a look at the benefits of lifting up the poor and what it would take to fund such a program.

We talk with Dylan Matthews of Vox.com, Basic Income Advocate Scott Santens and Economists Martin Farley and Priya Kothari.

Sponsors:

Freshbooks. The all-new FreshBooks is the #1 cloud accounting solution specially designed for small business owners. Join 10 million people using FreshBooks and spend less time on accounting and more time doing the work you love. Go to http://www.freshbooks.com/economy to get a 30 day unrestricted trial.

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About the Show

Exploring humanity through economics. A trip through the stories of today economy. Exploring humanity through the universal language of economics. This New Economy dives deep into topics like Basic Income, Diversity in Tech and even the very fist eCommerce store online, Books.com. Brought to you by the team at Rocketship.fm