A Universal Basic Income Would Only Have to Tax the Rich

A major mental hurdle that average or low income people have to overcome is the panicky idea that they would be taxed to finance a universal basic income. It’s the fear of: “Oh, no, I – a hard worker – will have to pay for lazy welfare queens.” However, a properly done UBI would do […]

Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-08-02 (21 videos)

Again, if you are too short on time to discover many top level meaningful videos covering critical events, problems, and solutions, here is a weekly share. Special highlights: Robin Hood Tax, election theft, fake-progressiveness, myth of scarcity, capitalism opposing democracy, learning from Vietnam how to make change; and regular update from the People’s Party. Stars […]

Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-07-12 (22 videos)

Meaningful videos of this week with deep insights and strong demands for a better future: the root of our trouble and need to uproot it, surveillance, the COVID pandemic, transnational socialism, deficit myth, fixing homelessness, uniting the left & right… Stars & channels: Ilhan Omar & Krystal Ball (The Hill), Edward Snowden & Glenn Greenwald […]

Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-04-19 (13 videos)

About: Corona Crisis, U.S. Vulnerability, & People’s Fight for Change   Topics: Chris Hedges: The Moral Imperative to Rebel Chris Hedges: Coronavirus, Climate and What Next? Bernie Picking the Wrong Path Again (apparently) Grandstanding Speeches instead of Real Fight for Change Screwed America Most Vulnerable to Crisis Bernie Surrogates Denounce Biden & Critique Bernie Candidates […]

Wakeful Video Weekend 2020-02-16 (19 videos)

This weekend’s selection of top recent videos has: an unusual amount of humorous political videos (yeah!), updates on campaigns (incl. rigging) and some impressive candidates’ clips, good insights on inequality by design and how to address it (incl. UBI, maximum income, etc.), some much overlooked truth on Donald Trump, healthcare for all, anti-liberty state laws, […]

Economics: Shorter Work Hours vs UBI

Richard Wolff gives lots of awesome speeches and explanations, but sometimes he also skips over vital points like probably all of us. Here is one such case: Economic Update: Beyond Universal Basic Income Democracy At Work Comment: Richard Wolff is probably right that reduced full-time workweek hours could be used less well by sociopathic demagogues […]

A More Relaxed Economy

In this video, A conversation with my former employee – Dirty Capitalist Confession Session NonCompete in which the American Johnson, who feels guilty about his conduct as a business owner in his younger years, says he would have been happier as part of a worker co-op, something important comes up and is only half-discussed, namely […]

Political Awakening Video Weekend 05-12-2019 (18 videos)

A great discussion on UBI, great political satire, class warfare and the dying middle class and poor, healthcare racketeering, political awakening, media corruption by the rule of money, a people’s revolution, the real (capitalist!) entitlement in our market society… 22 cool videos. Stars: Nick Brana, Chris Hedges, Kim Iversen, Richard Wolff, Tulsi Gabbard, Ralph Nader, […]

Political Awakening Video Weekend 04-28-2019 (22 videos)

Another compilation of informative recent videos on many topics, with an emphasis on the growing oppression from the Internet and AI, the control of our minds by the media & social media and twin-party tyranny, details of the UBI, 5 presidential candidates incl. a deep dig into Andrew Yang, the truth behind the Russiagate BS, […]

Political Awakening Video Weekend 04-07-2019 (20 videos) — Biggest Topic: UBI

This weekend’s video collection of political, economic, and societal issues – both problems and their solutions – is mixed with significantly more written commentary than usual, basically merged with an article. The writing is added to tie the clips together and also enhance the understanding they bring. This particular compilation is also dominated by a […]