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Past Event

Marina Gorbis: Universal Basic Assets—A Better Society for All?

This event is the latest in our member-led forums’ Crisis in Our Country summer series. 

The Institute for the Future’s (IFTF) Marina Gorbis will discuss the concept of universal basic assets (UBA), a framework developed at IFTF in response to the technology-driven reshaping of jobs and work and rising levels of economic inequality. UBA are a core set of resources that every person is entitled to, including housing, health care, education and financial security. Why do we need UBA now, and what would a UBA plan look like? Come learn more about how this concept would work. 

MLF Organizer
Gerald Harris

MLF: Science & Technology

July 24, 2018

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Marina Gorbis

Executive Director, Institute for the Future

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David Thigpen

Director of Undergraduate Programs, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism; 2013 IFTF Fellow; Member, IFTF Board of Directors; Former Reporter, Time