Tech and Politics

Simon Duffy on Universal Basic Income

May 07, 2020 Chris Worsey Season 1 Episode 3
Tech and Politics
Simon Duffy on Universal Basic Income
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Tech and Politics
Simon Duffy on Universal Basic Income
May 07, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Chris Worsey

Simon Duffy (@simonjduffy) Director of Centre for Welfare Reform joins Chris to discuss Universal Basic Income.

They discuss:

-The thread that ties Simon's career together

-Simon's work with Centre for Welfare Reform

-What are the major debates in the field of UBI and where does Simon stand on them?

-Political interest in UBI and how Covid has changed this

-What has Simon changed his mind on when it comes to UBI over the years

-How Simon responds to the critique that UBI is unaffordable and encourages people to be unproductive


Show Notes

Simon Duffy (@simonjduffy) Director of Centre for Welfare Reform joins Chris to discuss Universal Basic Income.

They discuss:

-The thread that ties Simon's career together

-Simon's work with Centre for Welfare Reform

-What are the major debates in the field of UBI and where does Simon stand on them?

-Political interest in UBI and how Covid has changed this

-What has Simon changed his mind on when it comes to UBI over the years

-How Simon responds to the critique that UBI is unaffordable and encourages people to be unproductive