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Feb 1, 2019

Inequality is increasing in all the western industrialized states and there is every reason to expect that trend to continue, especially over the next few years, as automation takes jobs away from a large part of the population. One possible solution is to provide a basic level of income to everyone. Ontario was experimenting with this idea when we held the conversation, but a few months later a new government came to power and shut down the program. So who is ready to explore the idea next?     (Video version 25 June 2018)

  • John Mills, Advocate of Basic Income
  • Tom Cooper, Director, Hamilton Round Table on Poverty Reduction, in conversation with the host, Metta Spencer.

This series of weekly discussions is produced by Peace Magazine (see ) and Project Save the World (see ). On the latter website, you are invited to comment on this podcast episode and endorse the Platform for Survival, a list of 25 public policy proposals that, if enacted, will markedly reduce the risk of the six most urgent threats to humankind.