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The Cost of Living

2020 Documentary List
Reviews From the filmmaking team of "The Future of Work and Death" comes "The Cost of Living," a documentary that explores the current socio-economic state of Britain and considers how the idea of a basic income could minimize poverty and alleviate the sociological toll of a growing precarious class. The film focuses on the feasibility of a basic income, John Rawls' theory of justice, automation and ultimately asks should there still be a cost attributed to survival? Read More Read Less

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Carmen Paddock One Room With A View The Cost of Living plays too safe a world where the current government almost did not extend free school meals to Britain's poorest children. Nevertheless, it starts a vital conversation that is long overdue. Rated: 3/5 Sep 16, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis From the filmmaking team of "The Future of Work and Death" comes "The Cost of Living," a documentary that explores the current socio-economic state of Britain and considers how the idea of a basic income could minimize poverty and alleviate the sociological toll of a growing precarious class. The film focuses on the feasibility of a basic income, John Rawls' theory of justice, automation and ultimately asks should there still be a cost attributed to survival?
Director
Sean Blacknell, Wayne Walsh
Screenwriter
Sean Blacknell, Wayne Walsh
Genre
Documentary
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Oct 13, 2020