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Aug 28, 2020

Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash

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Basic income is not a favor, but a right.”


“Ideas can and do change the world,” says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea’s 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked — and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once and for all.

This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

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