Universal Basic Income Links

These are resources I’m collecting as I learn more about universal basic income, and work on integrating discussion of economics into my classes.

The web has proven to be an enormous resource for sharing materials! I can’t keep up with all of the wonderful things available, but I can at least point to some of my favorites.


General articles worth reading

Theological and faith community articles




After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality, Heather Boushey, Harvard College, 2017.

Give People Money, Annie Lowrey, Crown, 2018.

Basic Income: A Radical Proposal for Free Society and a Sane Economy, Phillipe Van Parijs and Yannick Vanderbrought, Harvard University Press, 2017.

Economics for the Common Good, Jean Tirole, Princeton University Press, 2017.

Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy, Jonathan Taplin, Hachette Book Group, 2017.

No More Work: Why Full Employment Is a Bad Idea, James Livingston, University of North Caroline Press, 2016.

Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Rebuild the American Dream, Andy Stern, Perseus Books, 2016.

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World, Rutger Bregman, Little Brown & Co., 2017.

Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians Got it Right and How We Can, Too, George Lakey, Melville House, 2016.

With Liberty and Dividends for All: How To Save Our MIddle Class When Jobs Don’t Pay Enough, Peter Barnes, Berrett-Koehler, 2014.

Advocacy organizations