@VelshiMSNBC: Raise wages and then you no longer HAVE a labor shortage. “Republicans are trying to starve people back to work” by ending emergency unemployment benefits in at least 16 states, says @SenSanders. “I say pay people a living wage, and they WILL work.” #velshi

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@scottsantens: The power to refuse to work until your conditions are met is called bargaining power. The unemployment insurance boost is providing that power temporarily. Unconditional basic income would provide that power permanently, and unlike UI, would be kept in addition to wages vs. lost.

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@scottsantens: I’m having a heck of a time getting Google translate to work on news coming out of Chile about emergency basic income there. Can someone please let me know the details of what’s going on? I see talk of an amount that’s 100% of the poverty line to 100% of registered households…

Jim Sciutto (@busybid) / Twitter

@StrictlyChristo: White restaurant manager in SC forced Black cook with intellectual disabilities to work 100 hours a week for five years with no pay. Now he owes him half a mil.

Scott Santens (@busybid) / Twitter

@POTUS: I believe no one should work full time and still live in poverty. That’s why today, I raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour for people working on federal contracts.

Scott Santens (@busybid) / Twitter

@ubi_works: Canadian CEO – “We need #BasicIncome” Timothy Daigle is a CEO that uses automation for his business. “If the economy can’t take care of everybody, the economy doesn’t work.”

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