Science Fiction in the News Articles
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.)

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

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
   'Earned by just being born.'- Philip Jose Farmer, 1967.

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Disney Keeps Backups Of Star Wars Franchise Actors
re: William Gibson
(10/16/2018)

Farming In Space Starts With Mycorrhiza
re: Robert Heinlein
(10/14/2018)

Jaguar I-Pace Audible Vehicle Alert System For EVs
re: Robert Heinlein
(10/12/2018)

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