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Fundamental shifts in the world of work are eroding traditional social safety nets. Could a universal basic income be the solution?
World's wealthiest 1% control 43% of global assets:top 10% own 83%.Bottom 50% own only 2%.Unsustainable contrasts->revolutions - Patrick Dixon (on Twitter)
Does Bitcoin herald a revolution in how we will create, exchange and spend money? Launched in 2009 by an anonymous developer, Bitcoin saw a c.1300% spike in value since the beginning of 2013, before recent steep falls suggested it might be a bubble. The Atlantic noted that starting your own currency is "not as complicated as it sounds.
A World Bank infographic shows that around 2.5bn globally still do not have formal access to a financial institution.
Global health and wealth trends over the past 200 years, and projected forward into the future...