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Karl Widerquist

American political philosopher and economist at Georgetown University-Qatar

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Karl Widerquist is an American political philosopher and economist at Georgetown University-Qatar. He is best known as an advocate of basic income, but is also an interdisciplinary academic writer who has published in journals in fields as diverse as economics, politics, philosophy, and anthropology. He is a consistent critic of propertarianism (also known as right-libertarianism or libertarianism), Social Contract Theory, and the Lockean proviso. He is the co-founder if the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee (USBIG) Network, which was the first Basic Income network in the United States. He has been the co-chair of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) since 2008, and he co-founded Basic Income News in 2011. He has been a commentator on several television, radio, and print networks.

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