Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Rebuild the American Dream Audiobook, by Lee Kravitz Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: Andy Stern, Lee Kravitz Narrator: Chris Sorensen Publisher: Tantor Audio Length: Release Date: March 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781515984795

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Advances in technology are creating the next economy and enabling us to make things/do things/connect with others in smarter, cheaper, faster, more effective ways. But the price of this progress has been a decoupling of the engine of prosperity from jobs that have been the means by which people have ascended to (and stayed in) the middle class.

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  • [Stern] does a solid job of making his case without waxing too wild-eyed. . . . This is a book eminently worth talking about.

    - Kirkus

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About the Author

Lee Kravitz was editor in chief of Parade magazine from 2000 to 2007. Before that, he was the founding editor of React, a magazine for teens, and served as editorial director of Scholastic, Inc. Lee is currently the board president of Youth Communication, and he is active on the boards of the Public Education Network, the League, and Youth Service America. A graduate of Yale College and Columbia Journalism School, he lives in New York City and Clinton Corners, New York, with his wife and three children.

About the Narrator

Chris Sorenson has worked extensively as an actor, playwright, and screenwriter. He studied at the Rutgers Professional Actor Training Program and is an original member of the Present Company, producers of FringeNYC. The Thin Air Theatre Company of Colorado considers him their playwright-at-large and have produced ten of his plays over the past eleven years. His screenplays The Roswell Project and Classic Rock are both currently in production, and his horror script Suckerville is currently in development. He has received three AudioFile Earphones Awards, and his recording of Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix was selected by AudioFile as one of the Best Audiobooks of 2010.