Episode 2: The Future of the Economy

This week I am joined by recent U of T Law graduate Adam Edgerley. The two of us talk about what the future of the economy might look like, and how it is closer than we may think.

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Sources and Related Reading

Cass, O. (2016, June 15). Why Universal Basic Income is a Terrible Idea. Retrieved from National Review: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/436621/universal-basic-income-ubi-terrible-idea

Coyne, A. (2017, January 9). The basics of a guaranteed basic income. Retrieved from National Post: http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/andrew-coyne-the-basics-of-a-guaranteed-basic-income

Delaney, K. J. (2017, February 17). The robot that takes your job should pay taxes, says Bill Gates. Retrieved from Quartz: https://qz.com/911968/bill-gates-the-robot-that-takes-your-job-should-pay-taxes/

Galeon, D. (2017, January 12). Universal Basic Income: What If the Problem Isn’t Automation but Work Itself? Retrieved from Futurism: https://futurism.com/universal-basic-income-what-if-the-problem-isnt-automation-but-work-itself/

Kulp, P. (2017, January 5). Could 2017 be the year people take universal basic income seriously? Retrieved from Mashable: http://mashable.com/2017/01/05/universal-basic-income-2017-year-ahead/#7n7RMdJ6HmqP

Tanner, J. (2017, January 2). Finaland to pay basic income of $797 per month in attempt to encourage unemployed to take short-term jobs. Retrieved from National Post: http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/finland-to-pay-basic-income-of-797-per-month-in-attempt-to-encourage-unemployed-to-take-short-term-jobs