Rant and Rave for Sept. 25, 2018

Rant and Rave for Sept. 25, 2018

Trump doesn’t know what good is

“Donald Trump does not know the meaning of a good man. President Donald Trump praised Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump praised KIM JONG-UN’S A SPECIAL GUY, Praises Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh. President Donald Trump praises PUTIN.

“I have studied liars. I’ve never seen one like Donald Trump.” Basic income removes incentive to work “Saw the guaranteed basic income rant. Stockton, Oakland, San Francisco are trying to give those on welfare more unaccountable monthly cash; they’re already paid to do nothing. Remove workers’ incentive to work by stealing their hard […]

Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang pitches ‘Freedom Dividend’

Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang pitches 'Freedom Dividend'

Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang (from left) on Monday high-fives Hunter Staszak, a junior at the University of Iowa, as he talks with UI Democrats before an event at the Iowa Memorial Union. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette) IOWA CITY — Automation has led to the loss of about 4 million manufacturing jobs in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Iowa and that job loss has a direct correlation to voting patterns, according to Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang.

“Those are the states that went from blue to red and enabled Donald Trump to win” the 2016 presidential election, the New York entrepreneur […]

Why Finlands Basic Income Experiment Isnt Working

He thinks basic income would work best for people who have an idea for a new business, rather than the broader mass of unemployed. (Kelly Bennett/CBC) Premier Kathleen Wynne announced Monday a plan to study basic income in Ontario. The tech elite’s burgeoning concern could be described as part moral …Annie Lowrey is a contributing editor for The Atlantic and author of Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World. The Finns figured it out. ” They accused it of being poorly designed and over-hyped, citing its potential to drive […]

EOS Nairobi Attends the Global EOS Hackathon in London

EOS Nairobi Attends the Global EOS Hackathon in London

Dan Larimer, CTO, Block.One kicking off the EOS London Hackathon EOS Nairobi attended the third series of the Global EOS Hackathon in London on 22 and 23 September 2018, an event that convened hackers and developers from all over the world to build decentralized apps on the EOSIO platform. Over 44 countries were represented at the London hackathon.

The global series of events were introduced by Block.One with the aim of supporting the growth of a decentralized global community. The first two events took place in Hong Kong and Sydney earlier this year while the fourth event will take […]

Doug Ford: The First 100 Days event sees Liberal, PC speakers spar

Doug Ford: The First 100 Days event sees Liberal, PC speakers spar

On September 19, Hart House played host to former Deputy Premier of Ontario Deborah Matthews and the campaign manager for the Progressive Conservative (PC) party that ousted her, Kory Teneycke.

The event was organized by the Hart House Debates and Dialogue Committee and also featured Jaime Watt, an expert in government relations, and Tiffany Gooch, a public affairs consultant.

The sold-out event aimed to discuss the actions taken by Premier Doug Ford and his government since being in office for almost 100 days. The topics touched on included Ford’s climate strategy, his decision to reduce the number of city councillors in […]

Italy spokesman threatens treasury staff over cash for election promises

Italy spokesman threatens treasury staff over cash for election promises

Italy’s government spokesman Rocco Casalino. Photo: AFP A recording has emerged of the Italian government’s chief spokesman threatening to "eliminate a tide" of treasury officials unless they find the money for projects, including a basic income grant, promised in March elections.

The recording, made by two Huffington Post journalists and widely distributed by Italian media on Sunday, threatens to embarrass the populist government just days before it is due to present an annual budget.

Spokesman Rocco Casalino, aligned to the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S), warns on tape of a "mega-vendetta" against finance ministry functionaries "if they do not find the […]

Chicago “Task Force” Looks At Implementing Universal Basic Income

Chicago “Task Force” Looks At Implementing Universal Basic Income

Embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is forming a task force that will analyze whether the city should establish a so-called “ universal basic income ” program, as they Mayor seeks to salvage his legacy – currently associated with Chicago’s horrendous murder rate and broken pension system . Emanuel announced he would not be seeking a third term in next February’s elections.

The task force set up by Emanuel will consist of a panel that will decide whether the welfare initiative could work, as the city wrestles with a $71 billion debt load, nearly $40 billion of which is pension debt. […]

Why Finlands Basic Income Experiment Isnt Working

Хиты продаж Jan 05, 2017 · The Stream – The basic income experiment Al Jazeera English. The Finnish government has opted not to continue financing it past this year, a reflection of public discomfort with the idea of dispensing government largess free of requirements that its recipients seek work. S. But last December, the Finnish Parliament passed a bill to take the country’s welfare system in quite the opposite direction. To interpret what happened with the Finland program in this way is not only incorrect, it also does a disservice to the other universal basic income experiments currently in […]

Future Trends – The Future of Education

Future Trends – The Future of Education

In this week’s Future Trends – The Future of Education we delve into what the future might look like for education, current space quests and how Universal Basic Income could embolden a new entrepreneurial spirit and thriving future economy.

1. The Future of Education

Take a walk around an elementary school classroom, a high school science lab or a university lecture hall. What’s changed since you were in these places? Is the way in which we deliver education at all these levels advancing as fast as it needs to be to develop formidable future leaders?The future worker and thus, future student, […]

Why Finlands Basic Income Experiment Isnt Working

And it would need to be long-term rather than a onetime income boost. The Finnish government has opted not to continue financing it past this year, a reflection of public discomfort with the idea of dispensing government largess free of requirements that its recipients seek work. Financial struggle is often the direct result of people working all their lives for someone else Robert Kiyosaki Finland recently cooled on its so-called "universal basic income" experiment of replacing traditional unemployment relief with unconditional flat cheques for a sample of unemployed adults. Jul 20, 2017 · Why Finland’s Basic Income Experiment […]