Universal Basic Income - Why Now, Some Basics

Summer 2017

Universal Basic Income - Why Now, Some Basics


Welcome to the first Philanthropy Impact Magazine in the new shorter, more compact format. The first issue in this new format explores the role of Universal Basic Income and philanthropy and features articles from philanthropists, researchers and stakeholders.  

Magazine contents

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When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returned to his alma mater, Harvard University, to deliver the commencement address to this year’s graduates, he urged the students to commit themselves to building...
Magazine article
On 24 April 2017, the provincial government in Ontario, Canada, announced the details of a basic income pilot to begin in the late spring of this year. The project will...
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Universal basic income (UBI) has recently made the headlines in Germany, certainly fuelled by the basic income referendum in Switzerland in 2016 and the ongoing UBI experiment in Finland. The...
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Last October I was privileged enough to be a little part of history. A long, sometimes dusty drive through the cool African morning had brought me and others from the...

  • History of philanthropy
  • Government, legal and tax issues
  • Impact measurement
  • International giving
  • Inspirational donations
  • Philanthropy Advice
  • Philanthropy stats & trends
  • Promoting philanthropy