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Robin Blackburn


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Nature of Work and Globalization of Social Rights

A Global Pension Plan
¤ Robin Blackburn ¤ October 2007
The universal, publicly financed old-age pension has been a popular and effective means for reducing poverty and extending social citizenship in all developed states. In the age of globalization it is right that this reliable and tested device for protecting the livelihood of the elderly should be installed at a planetary level, by means of a Global Pension paid at a modest rate to every older person, to be financed by a very modest tax on global financial transactions and corporate wealth. (...) read more

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