rutger on poverty

rutger bregman on poverty (as fire) and unconditional basic income (as water)

notes from 1 min clip:

if building on fire.. first call fire fighters.. then think about other problems.. that’s how i think about poverty.. we should consider bi as venture capital for people.. t

graeber min\max law

perhaps let’s try/code money (any form of measuring/accounting) as the planned obsolescence w/ubi as temp placebo.. where legit needs are met w/o money.. till people forget about measuring

poverty costs us more money.. poverty is just too expensive.. we can’t really afford it.. t

always astonished to see so many homeless people on streets.. what i see is just an extraordinary waste of human capital.. so many people who could have fulfilling lives who could go on and contribute to the common good.. but there they are.. t

what the world needs most is the energy of 8b alive people

need 1st/most: means to undo our hierarchical listening to self/others/nature ie: tech as it could be