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New York City Big Book Award Winner

Author Robert Stayton has received national recognition for his book Solar Dividends by winning the 2019 New York City Big Book Award in the Social/Political Change category. “We are happy to highlight these books, recognize their excellence, and share their achievements.” said awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak. The international competition is judged by experts from different … Read More

Should we spend or invest our fossil fuel inheritance?

In many ways, fossil fuels resemble an inheritance for the human race. We did nothing to create fossil fuels, yet we enjoy the vast benefits and wealth they generate. Nature produced fossil fuels from plants that stored sunlight energy millions of years ago, plants that did not fully decay but were condensed into coal, oil, … Read More

Can a basic income quell a riot?

Iraq has been rocked over the last week by anti-government protests that have turned violent, with over 100 people being killed and thousands injured. People are protesting the corrupt government that keeps everything for the elite while not delivering services to ordinary people. The BBC reports that in response Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi … Read More

Ping Xu endorses Solar Dividends

I’m pleased to annouce that Ping Xu, the energetic Founder of UBI Asia Pacific has endorsed my book Solar Dividends. As human civilization progress, obsoleted values and lifestyle ought to be abolished for a better future: The energy of the Sun is the original source of most of the energy found on earth. It is … Read More

UBI, Our Right to Live

If you are new to Universal Basic Incomes (UBI), watch this video. The documentary “UBI, Our Right to Live” talks about the right of all human beings to subsist simply because they were born. It is an idea with history, but it has spread spectacularly in recent years, especially due to the fact that technology … Read More

The Basic Income Podcast discusses Solar Dividends

Author Robert Stayton was interviewed on the The Basic Income Podcast on September 16, 2019. Hosts Jim Pugh and Owen Poindexter asked him about his new book Solar Dividends in a podcast titled “Robert Stayton: Could Solar Dividends Provide a Basic Income?” After the interview Jim and Owen discussed the idea of funding basic incomes … Read More

Robert Pollin recommends Solar Dividends

ROBERT POLLIN is Distinguished University Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and founding Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute. This is what he said after reading Solar Dividends. Achieving viable paths to climate stabilization must be the first economic priority of all humanity until the job is really, truly done. Solar … Read More

Five Star review from Readers’ Favorite

The Readers’ Favorite book review site gave Solar Dividends a Five Star review, their highest rating. “Overall, Solar Dividends is an essential read to open the audience’s mind to new possibilities about changing the fate of our ailing planet and is highly recommended for its hopeful and practical vision of a better tomorrow.” Read the … Read More

Stop throwing fuel on the fire

If we are going to stop the fire of global warming, it is vital that we  STOP THROWING FUEL ON THE FIRE!  The following devastating fact is taken from my new book: “At a time when we should be cutting back on fossil fuels, the US paid $649 billion in direct and indirect subsidies to … Read More

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