Work Inequality Basic Income (Boston Review / Forum #2) (Paperback)

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Work Inequality Basic Income (Boston Review / Forum #2) By Brishen Rogers, Philippe Van Parjis, Dorian Warren, Tommie Shelby, Diane Coyle Cover Image


Technology and the loss of manufacturing jobs have many worried about future mass unemployment. It is in this context that basic income, a government cash grant given unconditionally to all, has gained support from a surprising range of advocates, from Silicon Valley to labor. Our contributors explore basic income's merits, not only as a salve for financial precarity, but as a path toward racial justice and equality. Others, more skeptical, see danger in a basic income designed without attention to workers' power and the quality of work. Together they offer a nuanced debate about what it will take to tackle inequality and what kind of future we should aim to create.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781946511027
ISBN-10: 1946511021
Publisher: Boston Review
Publication Date: October 27th, 2017
Pages: 142
Language: English
Series: Boston Review / Forum