Best of the Left Podcast : #1183 Debating proposals for a next-generation economy (Social Benefit Programs)

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Air Date: 5/8/2018

Today we take a look at both the policies of a Federally-Guaranteed Jobs program and a Universal Basic Income and hear arguments for and against each

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr 

Ch. 2: Act 1: Understanding different styles of basic income schemes - Upstream - Air Date 8-16-17 

Ch. 3: Song 1: Tripoli - Pecan Grove

Ch. 4: Act 2: Basic income will only strengthen neoliberalism - Jacobin Radio - Air Date 3-20-18

Ch. 5: Song 2: Wingspan - Bayou Birds

Ch. 6: Act 3: Avoiding the neoliberal vision for basic income - The Other Washington - Air Date 12-9-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Astrisx - Bodytonic

Ch. 8: Act 4: A basic income is not transformative enough - Jacobin Radio - Air Date 3-20-18

Ch. 9: Song 4: Minutes - Pacha Faro

Ch. 10: Act 5: Reframing basic income away from welfare - Upstream - Air Date 9-26-18

Ch. 11: Song 5: Hundred Mile - K2

Ch. 12: Act 6: Debating between guaranteed jobs vs income - The Next System Project - Air Date 12-21-17

Ch. 13: Song 6: The Wooden Platform - The Bulwark

Ch. 14: Act 7: The class and stigma problems of a jobs guarantee - The Weeds - Air Date 5-2-18

Ch. 15: Song 7: Feathersoft - Barstool

Ch. 16: Act 8: Benefits of a job guarantee - Left Out - Air Date 5-8-18

Ch. 17: Song 8: Vittoro - Aeronaut

Ch. 18: Act 9: Understanding some of the implementation problems of a jobs guarantee - The Weeds - Air Date 5-2-18

Ch. 19: Song 9: Andelo - Pacha Faro

Ch. 20: Act 10: Comparing guaranteed jobs vs incomes - The Other Washington - Air Date 12-9-17


Ch. 21: Political Intersectionality - Alan from Connecticut

Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent

Ch. 22: Final comments on social programs and the destructive power of stigma

Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions)

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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