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With Liberty and Dividends for All : How to Save Our Middle Class When Jobs Don't Pay Enough

By: Barnes, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: San Francisco, US : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (231 p.).ISBN: 9781626562165.Subject(s): Equality -- United States | Middle class -- United States -- Social conditions | Sustainable development -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: With Liberty and Dividends for All : How to Save Our Middle Class When Jobs Don't Pay EnoughDDC classification: 305.55090973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1. A Simple Idea; 2. The Tragedy of Our Middle Class; 3. Fix the System, Not the Symptoms; 4. Extracted Rent; 5. Recycled Rent; 6. The Alaska Model; 7. Dividends for All; 8. Carbon Capping: A Cautionary Tale; 9. From Here to the Adjacent Possible; Join the Discussion; Appendix: The Dividend Potential of Co-owned Wealth; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; About the Author
Summary: Peter Barnes argues that because of globalization, automation, and winner-take-all capitalism, there won't be enough high-paying jobs to sustain America's middle class in the future. Therefore, to survive economically, our middle class needs-and deserves-a supplementary source of nonlabor income.To meet this need, Barnes proposes to give every American a share of the wealth we own together- starting with our air and financial infrastructure. These shares would pay dividends of several thousand dollars per year-money that wouldn't be welfare or wealth redistribution but legitimate property inco
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Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1. A Simple Idea; 2. The Tragedy of Our Middle Class; 3. Fix the System, Not the Symptoms; 4. Extracted Rent; 5. Recycled Rent; 6. The Alaska Model; 7. Dividends for All; 8. Carbon Capping: A Cautionary Tale; 9. From Here to the Adjacent Possible; Join the Discussion; Appendix: The Dividend Potential of Co-owned Wealth; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; About the Author

Peter Barnes argues that because of globalization, automation, and winner-take-all capitalism, there won't be enough high-paying jobs to sustain America's middle class in the future. Therefore, to survive economically, our middle class needs-and deserves-a supplementary source of nonlabor income.To meet this need, Barnes proposes to give every American a share of the wealth we own together- starting with our air and financial infrastructure. These shares would pay dividends of several thousand dollars per year-money that wouldn't be welfare or wealth redistribution but legitimate property inco

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