Economics

Debt Violates Human Rights

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Why is Debt a Violation of Human Rights? What has happened in Greece following its Debt and the Austerity Measures imposed? Which laws do not align with Human Rights? Why have we continued elevating money and debt on top of human rights? Can Debt be cancelled if it violates Human Rights? How can a Living Income Guaranteed be the Solution to Debt and the Illusion of Lack? We discuss this and more with Viktor Persson from Sweden.

You are welcome to ask questions and post comments for Viktor in the comment section.

Hosted by: Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Viktor’s contact:
https://www.facebook.com/viktor.perss…

Does a Contract That Violates Human Rights Have Any Legal Standing?
https://functionaleconomy.wordpress.c…

Austerity Measures, Can They Be Justified?
https://functionaleconomy.wordpress.c…

CADTM – Preliminary Report of the Truth Committee on Public Debt http://cadtm.org/Preliminary-Report-o…

CATASTROIKA OFFICIAL MULTILINGUAL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZLOU…

Movies mentioned:
The Big Short Trailer (2015) ‐ Paramount Pictures
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgqG3…

99 Homes Official Trailer #1 (2015)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vh0pi…

Margin Call Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2DqF…

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://livingincome.me/wiki/The_Livin…
Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/
Wordpress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…
Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…
Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome
Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org
Equal Life Foundation – Bill of Rights: https://equallifefoundation.wordpress…
Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…
Wordpress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….
Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn
Equal Life Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Economist’s Journey To Life http://economistjourneytolife.blogspo…
Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… EN
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http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… NL

 

Austerity measures, Debt and the Greece Crisis

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Austerity measures, how do they relate to Human Rights, and can they even be justified? How come we give primacy to commercial contracts such as debt obligations, when it should be obvious that Human Rights is the most important part of society and life.

Austerity Measures, Can They Be Justified?
https://functionaleconomy.wordpress.c…

Living Income Guaranteed
http://livingincome.me/

Europe’s Debt to Greece
http://www.ejiltalk.org/europes-debt-…

Co-operative Capitalism

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Living Income Guaranteed endorses the growing co-operative movement: Keeping business profitable and enriching the entirety of our society. Today we’ll discuss what cooperatives are and share firsthand accounts of how beneficial they can be in a society. Join us with questions and comments for Jeanne and Theresa Kenney from the U.S.

Hosted by: Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Tess’ contact:
http://www.riverwestcoop.org

https://riverwestpublichouse.wordpres…

http://www.peoplesbookscoop.org

http://riverwestinvest.com/

http://www.rca.coop/

Jeanne’s blog:
http://livingincomenow.wordpress.com/

For further information and education on cooperatives:
https://www.facebook.com/CooperativeN…

http://www.thenews.coop/edition/north…

Worker Owned Businesses Point to New Forms of Ownership
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ww9VZ…

Coops in US
http://www.uwcc.wisc.edu/info/stats/u…

– Documentary:

Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work https://vimeo.com/38342677
https://www.facebook.com/shiftchangem…

The Take
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sug7b…

Marinaleda. El sueño de la tierra (Spanish) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNAJf…

GreenStar Natural Foods Market Co+op, stronger together http://bit.ly/1wyCDdP

Alternatives Federal Credit Union – Ithaca, NY
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternat…

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://livingincome.me/wiki/The_Livin…

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Equal Life Foundation – Bill of Rights: https://equallifefoundation.wordpress…

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Equal Life Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Economist’s Journey To Life http://economistjourneytolife.blogspo…

Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…

http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… EN
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… ES
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Copiosis: Socioeconomic Innovation

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Imagine living in a world where we are rewarded for doing good for our communities. Imagine a world where everyone gets their basics to live and where there is harmony in our society. Life could be so much more than accumulating pointless working hours all for the sake of earning money. This is a potential in the works at Copiosis and we are talking all about it with Perry Gruber and Aaron Whipple in today’s Live Hangout.

Hosted by Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Copiosis Contact:

http://copiosis.com/

https://twitter.com/copiosis

Copiosis Social Group on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/88186…

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://livingincome.me/wiki/The_Livin…

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Equal Life Foundation – Bill of Rights: https://equallifefoundation.wordpress…

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Engines of Domination

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Can our society and its institutions be equated with an engine that creates power to benefit only a few? Do we need an authority to govern ourselves or can we achieve self-governance? We’ll be discussing Mark Corske’s theory of political power and the ways in which we can generate solutions for peaceful harmonious societies

Hosted by Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Mark Corske’s book and documentaries:

Engines of Domination Documentary by Justin Jezewski: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWq5Y…

Book: http://www.amazon.com/Engines-Dominat…

https://www.youtube.com/user/engineso…

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Engine…

https://twitter.com/enginesofdom

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://livingincome.me/wiki/The_Livin…

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Equal Life Foundation – Bill of Rights: https://equallifefoundation.wordpress…

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Equal Life Foundation Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…

The Measurable Effects of Equality

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Inequality is a social and economic reality that affects all aspects of our lives such as birth rates, education, interpersonal trust, mental illness, crimes, life expectancy and eating habits. Is economic performance and growth the golden rule to creating a better society?

Today we’re discussing the measurable effects of more equal societies and how providing a Living Income Guaranteed will enhance social equality.
You are welcome to post questions and share comments with our guests Lauri Kotaja and Joana Jesus.

Hosted by: Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Joana’s Contact:
https://twitter.com/joanaonearth
https://www.facebook.com/joanafjesus?…

Lauri Kotaja
https://www.facebook.com/Aggropatics

Happy Planet Index
http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/

Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir
http://sc.arcity.co/

http://www.who.int/sdhconference/decl…

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://livingincome.me/wiki/The_Livin…

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Equal Life Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Economist’s Journey To Life http://economistjourneytolife.blogspo…

Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…

http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… EN
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… ES
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… SL
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… CR
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… NL

Bold Ideas for Humanity: Money Free Party

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Ever wondered how our world would work without money, how would we organize ourselves, can we function without it? Is it possible to introduce bold new ideas into the political arena? Today we’ll be discussing this and more with Richard Osmaston from the Money Free Party in New Zealand. Share your comments and questions for him on the comment section

Hosted by: Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Richard Osmaston’s links and contact:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/richard.osma…
Website: http://moneyfreeparty.org.nz/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Money-…

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://wp.me/P42l71-65

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Equal Life Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Economist’s Journey To Life http://economistjourneytolife.blogspo…

Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…

http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… EN
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… ES
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… SL
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… CR
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… NL

The Emergence of New Economics: November Roundup

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In this hangout we are discussing the recent increase in ideas and proposals within academic circles, popular movements and the public sphere that share similarities with the Living Income Guaranteed principles. In this moment we witness the beginning of a new World and progress with it. Watch and participate with questions and comments throughout this live transmission

Hosted by Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Articles discussed in this session:
1. Greece to test Minimum Guaranteed Income Program
http://reason.com/blog/2014/10/15/gre…

2. New Zealand
Universal Basic Income and Labour Policy
http://thedailyblog.co.nz/2014/11/21/…

3. South Africa
A Living Income for South Africa Proposal
http://livingincomesa.blogspot.comp/t…

Spain: Poll shows Party that endorses BIG most popular
4. https://www.the-newshub.com/stories/p…

5. Karen Butler – The Women’s Congress for Future Generations conference (MN Nov)
http://futurefirst.us/events/2014-con…

6. The Conservative Case for a GBI from THE ATLANTIC
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/a…

7. How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising
http://io9.com/how-universal-basic-in…

8. St. Louis Today.com
What now? Three ways to tackle structural injustice
http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/…

9. A New and Different monetary system for a better economy
http://ivn.us/2014/11/25/a-new-and-di…

10. Basic Income, the world’s simplest plan to end poverty
http://www.vox.com/2014/9/8/6003359/b…

Articles not discussed, but worth checking out:

11. Oliver Tonkin: US should enact minimum income
http://www.dailynebraskan.com/opinion…

12. Want to get into the doughnut? Tackle inequality
http://www.kateraworth.com/2014/10/16…

13. How Labor Can Save Itself
http://www.indypendent.org/2014/10/27… By Michael Hirsch reviewing
The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workers’ Movement By Stanley Aronowitz

14. Is it Time to Consider a Basic Income? By Sam Becker
http://wallstcheatsheet.com/business/…

15. Food banks side with New Democratic Party ( in debate over child care versus tax benefits
http://www.timescolonist.com/food-ban…

Guest: JL Kenney
http://livingincomenow.wordpress.com/
https://twitter.com/worldinreverse

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://wp.me/P42l71-65

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Equal Life Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Economist’s Journey To Life http://economistjourneytolife.blogspo…

Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…

http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… EN
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… ES
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… SL
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… CR
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… NL

Basic Income as Basic Resources

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How have we come to accept the division between access to income and access to resources? What have we taken for granted within not guaranteeing an income for every person? How is a basic income in fact a natural extension and conclusion to the application and safeguarding of Basic Human Rights?
Join us today to discuss these topics with Scott Santens, Freelance writer and Basic Income advocate based in the United States

Hosted by Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Scott Santen’s Contact, Articles and Projects:
https://twitter.com/2noame

Follow Scott Santens on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/2noame

Support Scott Santens on Patreon:
http://patreon.com/scottsantens

Read the Basic Income FAQ on Reddit:
http://www.reddit.com/r/basicincome/wiki/index

CPI of Alaska vs. the US:
http://www.scottsantens.com/consumer-price-index-of-alaska-vs-u-s-before-and-after-existence-of-alaskan-dividend

Applying the Alaska model in a Resource- Poor State: The Example of Vermont: http://www.uvm.edu/giee/pubpdfs/Flomenhoft_2012_Exploring_the_Alaska_Model.pdf

Why Should We Support the Idea of an Unconditional Basic Income? https://medium.com/working-life/why-should-we-support-the-idea-of-an-unconditional-basic-income-8a2680c73dd3

Shouldn’t All This Talk About Basic Income Actually Be Talk About Basic Resources?
http://www.scottsantens.com/shouldn-t-all-this-talk-about-money-actually-be-talk-about-resources

On the Alaska Dividend:
http://www.iser.uaa.alaska.edu/Public…

USBIG Network: http://www.usbig.net/membership.php

Living Income Guaranteed Proposal http://wp.me/P42l71-65

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Equal Life Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Economist’s Journey To Life http://economistjourneytolife.blogspo…

Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…

http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… EN
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… ES
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… SL
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… CR
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… NL

Hidden Charges Exposed

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Most people think of “hidden charges” as the sneaky little fees hidden on a phone bill, or the extra service charges that a bank will bill out to a customer, or the inflated price of a vehicle after the dealership adds all of the additional items that were not part of the base price of the vehicle. Seldom, if ever, do we consider that there is more to “hidden charges” than the price we pay at the time of purchase. Let’s discuss more about that with Joe Kou in our Live Hangout today – you’re welcome to place any comments or questions throughout our live transmission.

Host: Marlen Vargas Del Razo

Living Income Guranteed Proposal http://wp.me/P42l71-65

Living Income Guaranteed by Equal Life Foundation: http://livingincome.me/

WordPress: http://livingincomeguaranteed.wordpre…

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BasicIncomeG…

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LivingIn…

Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/3/b/1067437…

Twitter http://twitter.com/livingincome

Equal Life Foundation: http://equallife.org

Presenting the Fundamental Human Rights by Equal Life Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT8Sf…

WordPress: http://equallifefoundation.wordpress….

Twitter http://twitter.com/equallifefndn

Equal Life Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/EqualLifeFou…

Economist’s Journey To Life http://economistjourneytolife.blogspo…

Discuss at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/capita…

http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… EN
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… ES
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… SL
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… CR
http://livingincomeguaranteed.files.w… NL

Joe Kou’s contact:
joekoufullcircle@gmail.com
http://politicianjourney.blogspot.com/
https://twitter.com/joekou
https://www.facebook.com/joekou