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A Universal Income needs a focus on citizen responsibility | Raf Manji |...

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Lots of people are talking about Universal Basic Income: the idea that every citizen deserves a minimum income by right. But this focus on rights neglects one of the most important characteristics of being a citizen: our duties to the state. In this wide-ranging and historically eye-opening talk, Raf Manji explores why we definitely need a Universal Basic Income -- and why we can't stop there.

Raf is a Christchurch City Councillor and chair of the Strategy and Finance committee. His main focus has been the Council's financial position, as well as its strategic direction and risk management.

Raf graduated from the University of Manchester in 1987 with a degree in Economics and Social Studies, after which time he spent 11 years trading global markets for investment banks in London. In 2000, he left banking to help start up and develop Trucost, which helps companies measure their environmental footprint in monetary terms.

In 2002, he moved to New Zealand with his young family a…

Experiment with Universal Basic Income: From idea to implementation | AS...

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Astha Kapoor, a public strategist talks about Universal Basic Income and how ideas need to be tested and nurtured before reaching its conclusion.

Astha Kapoor is a public-policy strategy consultant working on financial inclusion and digital payments. A Master from Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands, she is currently associated with MicroSave with a focus on G2P payments .Her work spans strategy, advisory and evaluation on government project specifically with the DBT Mission, Office of the Chief Economic Advisor, NITI Aayog and ministries pertaining to food, fuel and fertilizer. She recently designed a pilot to digitize uptake of fertilizers in Krishna district, and evaluated the newly introduced coupon system in the PDS in Bangalore and design of cash coupon system. Astha worked at Dalberg Global Development Advisors on a year-long project with USAID and Government of India to incentivize uptake of digital payments for consumers and merchants. She also worked with the Planning C…

Why everyone should have a basic income | Guy Standing | TEDxKlagenfurt

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“Every person, regardless of age, sex, marital status or work status, should have the right to a basic income, adequate to enable him or her to cover basic needs.”

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