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Discussion and debate on UBI on TRT

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Ann Pettifor appeared on TRT’s RoundTable – presented by David Foster – to discuss the merits and demerits of a Universal Basic Income. Ann found herself in opposition to the representative from the Adam Smith Institute (that promote UBI) but also to a representative of Glasgow City Council, where consultation regarding the introduction of UBI is being undertaken.  The debate was lively, and can be watched at 3.30 pm on 7th February,  on TRT RoundTable here. Later it will be posted on You Tube. Related Posts

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Ann Pettifor appeared on TRT’s RoundTable – presented by David Foster – to discuss the merits and demerits of a Universal Basic Income. Ann found herself in opposition to the representative from the Adam Smith Institute (that promote UBI) but also to a representative of Glasgow City Council, where consultation regarding the introduction of UBI is being undertaken.  The debate was lively, and can be watched at 3.30 pm on 7th February,  on TRT RoundTable here. Later it will be posted on You Tube.

Ann Pettifor
I’m Ann Pettifor, author and analyst of the global financial system, and co-author of The Green New Deal (2008). I predicted an Anglo-American debt-deflationary crisis back in 2003, and in September, 2006 published The Coming First World Debt Crisis (Palgrave). I am known for my work on the sovereign debts of low income countries and for leading an international movement for the cancellation of debts, Jubilee 2000.

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