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Fairness

Money Insights Halcyon In Business 3 June 2016

Please see below selected recent intelligence about money.

 

June 2016

 

  • On a venture capital firm’s experiment with basic income“Y Combinator’s pilot experiment will give about 100 families a minimum wage. The city was chosen for its social and economic diversity, alongside concentrated wealth and inequality—a good starting point for the US at large.

On The Commons

This is a work in progress...

What is The Commons?

As explained in Jeremy Rifkin's website for The Zero Marginal Cost Society, the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global "Collaborative Commons" and the eclipse of capitalism. Rifkin expanded on these ideas at the RSA in April 2014 (see video).

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So distribution should undo excess, And each man have enough - William Shakespeare, Earl of Gloucester, Act IV Scene I of King Lear,

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So distribution should undo excess, And each man have enough - William Shakespeare, Earl of Gloucester, Act IV Scene I of King Lear,

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I've discovered now how to be fair, and this I could teach everyone if only I dare - Steve Harley

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In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present -- Tao Le Ching