…And Basic Income for All – With Floyd Marinescu of UBI Works – Lockdown Toronto Ep.13

Floyd Marinescu is the co-founder of InfoQ and QCon – a conference on software innovation and also the CEO and activist for UBI Works Canada, an organization that encourages the support of a universal basic income (UBI) Canada.

We discuss the need for UBI, the criticisms of it, the effect of automation on Canadian jobs, and why the time is now to implement UBI during a pandemic and economic crisis.

Cited in this cast:

CEOs Case For Basic Income
https://CEOsForBasicIncome.ca/

Motion 46 on UBI in Canada, 43rd Parliament
https://www.ourcommons.ca/members/en/leah-gazan(87121)/motions/10852236

Recovery UBI
https://www.ubiworks.ca/recovery

UBI Works
https://www.ubiworks.ca

UBI Works Twitter
twitter.com/ubi_works

Floyd Marinescu on Twitter
twitter.com/floydmarinescu

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