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Universal Basic Service

December 6, 2017

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by Victoire Marie Brett According to a PwC report written in March 2017[1], robots could steal 38% of jobs in the United-States, 35% in Germany, 30% in the United Kingdom, and 21% in Japan by the early 2030s. Robots are going to be tomorrow’s workforce. This technological shift will profoundly challenge societies’ economy leading to […]

Helping Eddie: The Need for a Universal Basic Income

December 6, 2017

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by Keefe Liew Wen-Jun In “Ploughing On: The Faces and Insecurities of Singapore’s Elderly Working Poor”, Cunico, Lim, and Han describe the story of Eddie (1-2). Eddie is a 63-year-old Singaporean with no lifesavings. He is unable to hold full-time employment because he is the sole caretaker of his deaf brother. Although Eddie has a […]

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