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Related to material in Riders of the Purple Wage
by Philip Jose Farmer

Amazing work won the Hugo Award for best novella for its year (1968). A rambling diatribe that takes place in a not-so-distant future in which all citizens receive a free salary - the purple wage without the need to work. (The title is a take-off on Zane Grey's well known Western novel Riders of the Purple Sage.)

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Scotland Set To Implement Basic Income
   'Earned by just being born.'- Philip Jose Farmer, 1967.

Time For A Universal Basic Income?
   'Earned by just being born.'- Philip Jose Farmer, 1967.

A Basic Income TED Talk
   'They de-emphasized what lack of work would do to Mr. Everyman'- Philip Jose Farmer, 1967.

My Basic Income (Mein Grundeinkommen)
   'Earned by just being born.'- Philip Jose Farmer, 1967.

Ontario Starts Guaranteed Minimum Income
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Cruise Autonomous Car Drives Aimlessly For An Hour
re: David Keller

Fast Charging A Bus In 20 Seconds
re: John Jacob Astor IV

Realistic Translation With The Waverly Labs Ambassador
re: Douglas Adams

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