May 27, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Just Voiced His Support for Universal Basic Income

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  • Mark Zuckerberg spoke at Harvard’s commencement, saying that basic income is an “idea worth exploring.”
  • With his endorsement of UBI, Zuckerberg joins a growing list of experts and innovators who believe supporting basic human needs must precede innovation.

This week Mark Zuckerberg spoke to the latest class of Harvard graduates, offering advice about the future and inspiration to grow on. Among his ideas was the notion that universal basic income (UBI), a standard base “salary” for each member of society that can help meet our basic needs regardless of the work we do, is worth exploring.

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